Monroe-Adams Family

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  • ID: I32389
  • Name: Janet Hunter
  • Given Name: Janet
  • Surname: Hunter 1
  • Name: Jessie Hunter
  • Given Name: Jessie
  • Surname: Hunter 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: Abt 1775
  • Note: Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
  • Death: Y
  • Residence: Charlton
  • _UID: B8E4ADAF89E143DEBB8FA2274F2C4C9BF8FB
  • Change Date: 8 Apr 2009 at 22:50
  • Note:
    Janet was the daughter of David Hunter of Charlton. She and Alexander had no children.

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    The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

    [Alexander Monro] Eldest son of Prof. Alexander Monro (1733-1817, Secundus), was born Edinburgh 5 November 1773; M.D. Edinburgh University 1797; conjunct. Prof. of Anatomy with father from 1798, in sole charge (as Tertius) from 1808 until his own retirement in 1846, when the family's 126 years reign ended; a voluminous writer; built mansion-house 1823 at Craiglockhart, where he died 10 March 1859; married (1st) 1800 Maria Agnes Carmichael-Smyth, with issue - Alexander (b. 1803), James (b. 1806), Henry (b. 1810), David (b. 1813, d. 1877), Wm. (b. 1815), Charles (b. 1818) and six daughters; (2nd) 1836) Jessie or Janet Hunter without issue. daughter Catherine (1804-50) married Sir James Stewart of Allanbank, Bart. (d. 1849)

    Inglis, pp. 111-9, 126-31. Mackenzie, pp. 328-31. D.N.B. Crombies "Modern Athenians" (1882 edn.), pp. 175-6, portrait opp. p. 175. J.P. Munroe 39. CMA ii 22. E. Swann "Christopher North", 158-9. R.E. Wright St. Clair "Doctors Munro" pp. 96-117. C.J. Smith "History S. Edinburgh" ii 324. St. John's Episc. (Edin.) M1-dr-Catherine. W.F. Skene "Family of Skene" 143 - dr Georgina. F. Boase Modern English Biography" ii 926. Highland Society of Scotland Prize essays (1807) iii 628.
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    References:

    (1) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.
    331

    Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA - email: Alger@alum.mit.edu
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    Marriage 1 Alexander Monro b: 5 Nov 1773 in Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland
    • Married: 1836
    • Change Date: 20 Dec 2009

    Sources:
    1. Media: Database
      Abbrev: RW Munro's Genealogy Database
      Title: RW Munro's Genealogy Database
      Author: Robert William Munro
      Publication: The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.
      Page: card 72
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