Pawlet (VT) One Hundred Years
J. Munsell, Albany
MONROE, Capt. JOSIAH, from Canterbury, Conn., 1784, married Susan, a daughter of Asa Andrus, and settled on the present homestead of his son, Asa A. Monroe.
He was held in great respect and esteem. He died in 1846, aged 84; his wife died the same year, aged 79.
He raised a family of four sons: Jesse, who removed to Michigan; William, Asa A. and Chauncey, who married Emeline Brown, and died in 1828, aged 28.
MONROE, WILLIAM, m. Alta, da. of Joseph Clark, who died in 1837, aged 35, and succeeded to his homestead.
Next he married the widow of David Curtis. His only son, Joseph C., settled near his father.
MONROE, ASA A., m. Axa, da. of Elkanah Phillips, and succeeded to his fatherís homestead.
He was in the legislature in 1856 and Ď57.
MONROE, JESSE, from Canterbury, Conn., a brother of Josiah, settled on the present homestead of Edward S. Soullard.
He removed to Poultney several years since where, he died in 1858, aged 87.
His family, whom we know, are Calif Monroe, who married a daughter of John C. Hopson, of Wells.
He was in the legislature from Wells two years, and now lives in Poultney.
Giles Monroe is a Methodist preacher; Nathan Monroe lives in Poultney; Lucinda married Welcome Wood, who died in Poultney in 1864, aged about 60.
MONROE, Dr. RENSSELAER G., from Granville, N.Y., 1853, m. Lucy, da. of James Whedon, and. settled in his profession at West Pawlet. He removed to Rutland in 1866.