My husbands family is from the listed areas. This is an African American family line.The Monroes listed below are the family that was married into.If any one knows this family history that would be of interest as well. The best info I have been given and that i am sure that there is not much more to is this....
Charley Monroe B:00-00-0000/D:00-00-(during or after 1887) He worked in Galveston on the docks as a Dock foreman. He died of a heart attack in Galveston. He was married to Amanda Carter. They Had one son,Isaac Monroe Sr.
(WIFE INFO.) Amanda Carter (probly born before 1873) Did not die untill after 1888. She was born and died in Courtney, Texas.She remarried a man with the last name of WARREN.
Isaac Monroe Sr. Born December 23, 1887 Died July 31, 1973 SS# 458-28-6159 Born in Plantersville, TX Died in Crosby, TX He served in WWI He was a farmer He was also the Superintendaent of the Center Point church in Plantersville, TX. He married Diana Glover and they had two sons; Isaac Monroe,Jr and Wilbert Monroe. His nickname was 'Sour' He had another daughter named Willie B. Monroe.
(Wife info. )Diana Glover B:09/04/1888D:07/31/1973 She was raised in Woodswitch, TX.Her parents were Billy and Martha Glover.Martha Glover's maiden name was Kilpatrick."Miss Diana" had ten brothers and sisters (she was number 3).She was less than five feet tall, wore a size 3 shoe, and loved to fish.She helped her husband on the farm and was a true believer in helping others.She had a daughter with Willie Steptoe, named Brady Steptoe - Molone, and a stepdaughter named Maggie Steptoe -Kirkwood.
(another wife?)Elnora Paldo (B?/D?) She and Isaac Monroe, Sr. had five children together.Their names are; Randall Monroe, Lucinda Monroe-Griffin, Bernice Monroe-Hughes, Isaiah Monroe and Lenora Monroe-Blackshear.
Isaac Monroe, Jr. ("Uncle Boy") Born October 21, 1921 He was born in Plantersville, TX. He served in WWI and married Grace Greenwood.They had one child named Shirley Monroe. He was also in the oil industry for over thirty years.
(wife info.) Grace Greenwood B:04/12/1924 - D:12/24/2001 "Aunt Grace" was born in Plantersville, Tx.She worked for Weingarten's. She was an active member in her church in Crosby, TX.
Wilbert Monroe ("Tuney")B:09/07/1928 - Still With Us :-) "Tuney" was born in Plantersville, TX. He married Jennie V. Powell.He also served in the Korean and Vietnam wars.He was in the Army for 281/2 years.He and Jennie had three children together, they were; Veronica Monroe, Diana Monroe - Davis, and Isaacmonroe.He had a daughter with Prettie Malone, her name is Lois Talford.He also married Melinda Jefferson.His step-daughter's name is Shanese Jefferson.
(wife info.)Jennie V. Powell B:01-01-1929 / D:05-18-1978 "Jennie V." was born in Ketchie, Louisiana.She married RICHARD THOMAS SR and they had two boys named, Larry Wayne Thomas, Sr. and Richard Thomas, Jr. (born in that order). She later married Wilbert Monroe and they had three children (mention in his info.). She worked int he healthcare industry.She had one sister named Marie Powel - Auzenne.
Richard Thomas Sr. Unknow birth and death.He served in the Navy and later died in Oakland, CA.It is speculated that he was remarried or at least for sure had more children. More info on this would be nice.