Alex Monahan was born October 13, 1895 in Kansas City, MO, son of William H. Monahan and Ada Gray (or Grey).He died
in June 1978. Last residence, Kansas City, MO.
You can find the death certificates of William H. Monahan and Ada Grey Monahan at
William H. Monahan died July 15, 1930 in Kansas City, MO. He is listed as born June 14, 1849 in Canada.Father's name is not listed. Mother listed as Elizabeth Hunter. Both parents born in England.Ada Monahan died March 12, 1919 in Kansas City, MO.She is listed as born Nov 6, 1871 in Carbondale, IL. Father George Grey, born in England.Mother's name "Unknown".
On the 1880 Census for Polk, Christian County, MO there is a family including:
Gray, George, age 32, farmer, born in England
Gray, Fredonia, age 26, born in Illinois
Gray, William, age 14,born in Illinois
Gray, Ada, age 9, born in Illinois
Gray, Cora, age 6, Born in Missouri
Gray, Thomas, age 4, born in Missouri
Gray, Jenni, age 2, born in Missouri
I don't think Fredonia is Ada's mother. George Gray married Fredonia Reed on June 22, 1873 in Jackson County, MO.
On the 1910 Census, for Kansas City,Ward 2, district 37 MO, we find the following family:
Monahan, William H., age 59, married 19 years, born in Ireland (?) immigrated in 1868
Monahan, Ada G., age 39...b. in Illinois, father b. in England, mother b. in Illinois
Monahan, Elizabeth H., age 18, b. Missouri
Monahan, Grover C., age 17, b. Missouri
Monahan, Agnes M., age 15, b. Missouri
Monahan, Alexander, age 13, b. Missouri
Monahan, Fred, age 11, b. Missouri
Monahan, Richard, age 9, b. Missouri
Monahan, Margaret D. age 3, b. Missouri
I hope this helps.