John Monrow of the John and Sara

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Published: 08 Feb 2018
Updated: 08 Feb 2018

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Surname Variations: Munro, Munroe

There are four Monrow’s listed as prisoners aboard the John and Sara: Robert, John, Hugh, and the forename of the fourth is too torn to read but is believed to be William.

John accompanied Constant Southworth on 28 Jan 1674, as one of the witnesses to the land deed between Southworth and the Indian Squaw Sachem Awashunks for the land at Sakonnet (Little Compton). By 1688/9, John had moved to Bristol, RI, which was founded in 1680 on the land (Mt. Hope) which had been King Philip’s territory before the war.

John died before 10 Nov 1691 in Bristol, RI. His wife Sarah Unknown died after 01 Feb 1692 or 93. All 10 children named in “Articles of Agreement” dated 01 Feb 1692/3 between Sarah Munroe, relict of John Munroe and her 6 older children.

Information supplied by Roger Joslyn of NEHGS per Sandra Andrews.

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