Hector Lafayette MONROE

Hector Lafayette MONROE

Male 1879 - 1963

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  • Name  Hector Lafayette MONROE  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born  10 Sep 1879  Davisburg, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender  Male 
    Died  6 Mar 1963  Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Troy, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hector was buried at the White Chapel Cemetery.
    Person ID  I32838  Munro
    Last Modified  19 Jul 2012 

    Father  Harvey Gage MONROE,   b. 22 Oct 1846, Henrietta, Monroe Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1910, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Adele DAVIS,   b. 19 Jul 1851, Davisburg, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1920, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Oct 1872  Davisburg, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F11330  Group Sheet

    Family  Inez E. LEWIS,   b. 30 Sep 1881, Leslie, Fulton Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1973, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Jun 1904  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hector and Inez were married at the Grand Rapids, Michigan Episcopal Church.
    Children 
    >1. Marguerite C. MONROE,   b. 26 Mar 1905, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1984, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F11331  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
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      (The following is from "Descendants of John Munro" - by W. M. Roeser)

      «i»Hector L. Monroe was born on 10 Sep 1879 in Davisburg, Michigan. He moved with his family to Pontiac, Michigan in 1887 when his father, Harvey G. Monroe was made superintendent of construction of the municipal water works, and then appointed City Engineer and Superintendent of the Water Works on 14 Apr 1883. Heck and the family lived on the second floor of the fire barns until the family moved to 68 Norton Avenue.

      He obtained a part time job with the department in 1897 installing water meters and flushing water hydrants, then a full time job in 1901, and was elevated to the position of superintendent in 1910 when his father died. He retired in 1950 after 52 years of service; but he was frequently consulted regarding questions related to where various lines, pipes, etc. were located as his memory was far superior to any department maps.

      He married Ines Lewis on 8 Jun 1904. They initially resided at 73 Pine Grove Avenue, and then at 236 State Street. Heck died on 6 Mar 1963 of pneumonia after sustaining a fractured hip. Heck loved fishing and hunting and spent many weeks at his cottage on Lake Masshagamme, Ontario, Canada.«/i»
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      References:

      (1) Clan Munro files - Roeser, Douglas Lee - Direct Descendants of Abel Monroe
      - undated

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA

  • Sources 
    1. [S254] Clan Munro files - Roeser, Waldomar Monroe, Waldomar Monroe Roeser, Membership application for Waldomar Monroe Roeser dated 1 3 Oct 2003 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S379] Clan Munro files - Swanson, Michael, Michael Swanson, Monroe-Swanson database - received 18 Jan 2005 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S254] Clan Munro files - Roeser, Waldomar Monroe, Waldomar Monroe Roeser, Descendants of Abel Monroe - 29 Jul 2009 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S254] Clan Munro files - Roeser, Waldomar Monroe, Waldomar Monroe Roeser, Descendants of John Munro (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S254] Clan Munro files - Roeser, Waldomar Monroe, Waldomar Monroe Roeser, Descendants of Robert Monroe - p. 4, 6 (Reliability: 3).