M, b. 16 July 1828
James Monroe|b. 16 Jul 1828|p13281.htm|Guilford|b. c 1794\nd. bt Sep 1867 - Jun 1870|p13277.htm|Leah|b. c 1808|p13279.htm|||||||||||||
- James Monroe was born on 16 July 1828 in Montgomery County, Alabama, at Greenwood plantation.
- He was known as Jim.
- On Saturday, 11 May 1850, Green Wood recorded: "Willis S. Breazeal Started home. Sent Jim with the little waggon to carry his trunk to Montgomery. River very high. Crossed in the Keel boat of Captain Davis, Mules & Horses swam over." And on the following day, "Willis B. & Wm B. Wood went to Sanjacinto to Get Jim & the Mules & waggon home. Jim could not cross Adkins creek and did not get home." On Monday, the 13th, "Jim came home by Huntsville. Wm B. Wood went to hunt for him, had to Swim his horse & returned this evening."
- On Tuesday, 21 May 1851, Green Wood recorded: "Jim Robed Mr Talbot's Store last night."
- He married Lucy, daughter of Bob and Kizzy, on 28 July 1855 in Montgomery County, Texas, at Greenwood plantation, near old Danville..
- On 11 September 1855, Green Wood recorded: "Jim Crazy, have to confine him all the time."
- On Monday, 6 December 1858, Wm Barnes Wood, in Green Wood's absence, recorded: "Green Wood & Wife left home for Galveston," and on Wednesday, the 7th, "Bob & Jim got back from depot about 8 oclock at night."
- On Saturday, 16 December 1865, Green Wood recorded: "Jim, Cloe & Dilcy moved to day."
- Following emancipation, James Monroe adopted the name James Monroe Baltrip.
- James Monroe and Lucy appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Montgomery County, Texas, but information on children's names and ages of all are not consistent with other records.. Other members of the household included Louisa, Lucian, Silas and James Monroe.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1870 census.
- James Monroe and Lucy appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Harris County, Texas. Other members of the household included Lucian, Silas, James Monroe, Ella Baltrip and Elizabeth Baltrip. Other children are identified in confusing fashion as daughter Barbary, age 12, and Ben, age 10.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1880 census.
- Children of Guilford and Leah born between 1825 and 1853, were recorded by Green Wood.
- Children of Jim and Lucy born between 1857 and 1865, were recorded by Green Wood.
- Last Edited: 16 Apr 2013