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The Bible of John and Mary Deaton Monroe
Monroe/Tedder/Carmichael Bible

The Bible of John and Mary Deaton Monroe
The following entries are from the family Bible use by both John Mary Deaton Monroe and John C. and Bettie Sewell Monroe. The entries appear to have been made by one or two people at different times (using different color inks) apparently at or near the time of the event. Several dates which are confirmable by other sources are alI also accurate.  

Source: Private Collection.  Microfilm of originals are available in the North Carolina State Archives, Moore County Records, Deaton-Monroe Family Papers.

William Johnson Munroe was born the 14 march 1844
John C Calhoun Munroe was born the 25 July 1846
Lauchlin A Munroe was born the 9 May 1848
Robert Walker Munroe was born the 30 May 1850
Sarah Ann Munroe was born March the 6th 1853
Lauchlin Deaton Munroe was born the 29 July 1895
    (Note the sudden change in spelling!)
Cornelius Claudy Monroe was born the 26 March 1897
Ellis Fairly Monroe was Born January the 26 1903
John Munroe was born the 24 Feby 1802
Mary Deaton was born the 20 Oct 1808
James Hamilton Munroe was born the 15th November 1832
Amanda Jane Munroe was born the 6th February 1834
Malcom L J Munroe was born the 5th August 1835
Benjamin Franklin Munroe was born the 29 may 1837
Andrew Jackson Munroe was born the 13th April 1839
Levi Deaton Munroe was born the 6th October 1840
Mary Catharine Munroe was born the 13 March 1843
Mary Alice Munroe was born the 17 October 1880
Christian Annette Munroe was born the 10 April 188?
William Talmage Munroe was born the 16 February 1884
Robert Hill Munroe was born the 2 July 1885
John Westly Monroe was born the 22 February 1887
Archable Alexander Munroe was born the 29 November 1888
Daniel Alton Monroe was born the 3 July 1890
Amanda Jane Munroe was born the 4 November 1892

James Hamilton died the 26th January 1833
Andrew Jackson Munroe died the 4th June 1839
Wm Johnson Munroe was killed at Petersburg Va August 4th 1864
Levi Deaton Munroe was killed at Petersburg Va March 26th 1865
John Monroe died the 25 of January 1877
Mary C Shuffield died the 28 the of january 1880
Mary Munroe died the 18th June 1896
Robert Hill Monroe died the 20th June 1887
Archable A Monroe died the 14th July 1889


John Munroe & Mary Deaton was maried the 9th February 1832
Malcom L.J. Munroe & Mary Ann Miller was maried the 21 Novr. 1861
Amanda J. Munroe & Henry B Currie was maried the 4 February 1867
Mary C. Munroe & Elijah Shuffield was maried the 27 Feby 1873
Benjamin F. Monroe & Mary J Brewer was maried the ?


Miscellaneous Records
Although not part of the Family Bible, these notes were made by either Mary Vassar Deaton or her daughter, Mary Deaton Monroe. They were made in the same ledger book in which the women kept the estate records of Levi Deaton and Andrew Graham.

July the 28 then died Munroe 1863
Feby 12th 1863 John Munroe went to Goldsboro
Feby 13th 1863 Gerome Burns died
April 7th 1864 Archd. Campbell & Jennet Mc?? maried
June 1st 1864 Francis Munroe died
June 2nd 1864 Wm R Reddin died
June 19 Ia. C Munroe was killed in trenches at Petersburg Va.
   "    21 1864 Cornelius Matheson was killed in trenches Petersburg
   "    19 1864 J N Copeland was killed Do Do Do
August 4 1864 Wm. J Munroe was killed at Petersburg Va
Dec 9 1864 J C Munroe joined the 2nd Batalion NC Calvary at Fayetteville
March 11 1865 Neill Kennedy died of wounds in hospital Richmond Va
March 26 1865 L.D. Munroe was killed at Petersburg Va
Oct 31 1865 Sunday a fair plesant day
Jany 10 1867 Snow on the ground for three weeks to day cloudy
Decr 10 1867 Mary Deaton died
Decr 1 1867 Delila Cole died her child died Decr 14 1867
Jany 5 1868 B F & J C Munroe come home from Richmond Va
1867 Jn Munroe taught school three month in the fall of 1867
Jany 7 Jn Munroe cut his knee with the axe
Feby 6 Danl C Campbell & June McC Copeland was maried
Feby 15 John Kennedy died
Henry B Currie and Amanda D Munroe maried ?
John Cagle died July 1869 Ia Bryant died July 11
Col. John Morrison died May 12th 1870
May 27/70 a clowdy rainy day I wrote a letter to J C Munroe Laurinburg
Robt W Munroe went to texas Jany 1871
Isabel Sowel died Feby 5 1875
Levi Deaton & Nancy Sowel was married
Margaret Deaton died Sept 17 1847
Sarah Smith died the 10 October 1847
Negro Buie died the 10 October 1847
Angus Morison (Esq) died the 13 July 1848
Angus Chisholm died the 25 July 1848
James Morgan died the 26 July 1848
James Runnils died the 17 June 1849
Elizabeth Morison died in June 1851
Noah Brett & Elizabeth Brewer maried 16 Septr 1852
Angus McInnon died the 6 July 1852
Duncan M Kenedy & Mary McInnon maried on the 30 December 1852
M Yarborough & Debora Deaton maried on the 6 Jany 1853
Lockey Deaton died on the 17th June 1853
Andrew Graham died on the 21 July 1853
4 Augt 1853 G. Cole beat J. Morison for S.C. Clerk 357 votes
Arington & Noah Britt Moved west Nov 5 1853
Oct 5th 1854 Alan Monroe & Margaret Morison maried
Oct 15th 1854 Wm. S Patterson & Lovidy Graham maried
Oct 3rd 1854 Elisha Cole & Delila Chavis maried
July the 5th 1857 L. B. Munroe & Sarah C Calhoun maried
July the 25th 1857 Lachlin Britt & Miss Freeman maried
July the 27th 1857 M.L.J Munroe commenced work with W Lewis
Augt 17th 1857 Jack McRae's wife died
Augt ? 1857 A S Moody died
Jas Gallin & Mary Morison Maried April 11 1859
Ann Kennedy died April 10 1859
Reuben Reynolds April 1859
Nelson Parish & Margaret Jones maried 7 Sept 1859
Raleigh Davis & Elizabeth Allan Decr 2 1859
Hector McInzie & Christian McKaskill maried 8 May 1860
Thomas Richerson & Margaret McKaskill maried 8 May 1860

Monroe/Tedder/Carmichael Bibles
The following entries are from several Bibles belonging to the same Monroe/Tedder/Carmichael family of Talladega (later Clay) County, Alabama.  In the early 1900's, sisters, Mira, Annie, Odelle, and Katheryn Carmichael began giving various old bibles to others in the family.  One of the bibles belonged to Mary Alice and Donald Carmichael and another to Daniel and Margaret Monroe Carmichael.  All of the pages are have been seperated from the original Bibles.  Some of the information is on plain paper.  (Source: Elaine Nagel.)

Mira Amelia Carmichael  was born 16th June 1842 Died 10th Jan 1844
Archimides Carmichael was (born) 22nd Dec 1843 died 26th Jan 1844
John D. O. Carmichael was born Dec 18th 1845

Dan'l Carmichael was born 18th May 1848
Josiah Carmichael was born 27th Arr. 1850
Mary-Ann Carmichael was born 4th Apri. 1852
William C. Carmichael was born 27th May 1854
Susan A. Carmichael was born 7th May 1857

Peter Munroe died July 26th 1854 age unknown but over 90 years 
Duncan Munroe died Aprl 13th 1855 in his 70th year 
Mrs. Nancy Munroe died March 25 1864 aged 79 years and six months 

(From seperate sheets included with the Bible pages:)
Duncan Munroe was Born May 1786
Nancy Tedder was Born the 17th of September 1786
Duncan Munroe and Nancy Tedder was Married in the year of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ May the 14th 1812.
Margret Munroe was Born the 5th of July 1813
William Munroe was Born the 9th of January 1815
Colin Munroe was Born the 8th of January 1817
John Munroe was Born the 24 of May 1819
Mary Munroe was Born the 3rd of March 1821
Archibald Munroe was Born the 26th of April 1827
Susan Munroe was Born the 18th of November 1831

Duncan Munroe and Nancy Tedder were Married in the year of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, May 14th 1812
Margaret Munroe was born July th 5th, 1813
William Munroe was born January the 7th, 1815
Colin Munroe was born january the 8th, 1817
John Munroe was born May the 24th, 1819
Mary Munroe was born March the 3rd, 1821
Archibald Munroe was born April the 26th, 1827
Susan Munroe was born Novemember the 18th, 1831
Mary Daughter of Peter McEachin and Consort of John Carmichael was born March the 12th, 1786, Died  March the 24th, 1836
Daniel Carmichael was born Nov. the 11th 1810.
John E.. Carmichael was born August the 26th, 1812
Malcom Carmichael was born June the 24th, 1814
Mary Carmichael was born November 4th 1817
Peter Carmichael was born March the 31st, 1820, Died October the 1st, 1820.
Sarah Carmichael was born September 15th 1824.
Mary Carmichael Died November the 4th 1886.
John E. Carmichael died April the 5th 1902.
Daniel Carmichael died October the 2nd, 1892.
Margaret Munroe Carmichael died November 11, 1893
Daniel Carmichael and Margaret Munroe were married in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (this is not finished) 

Mira Amelia Carmichael was born June 16th 1842 died January 10th 1844.
Archemides Carmichael was born Decmember the 22nd, 1843, died January the 26th 1844
John D. O. Carmichael was born December the 18th 1845.
Daniel Munroe Carmichael was born May the 18th, 1848
Josiah Carmichael was born April 27th, 1850.
Mary Ann Carmichael was born April the 4th 1852.
William Colin Carmichael was born May the 27th, 1854
Susan Alabama Carmichael was born May the 7th, 1857.
Susan A. Carmichael and John McLeod were married January the 22nd 1890.
Alexander  McLeod was born December the 19th 1891
John daniel McLeod was born January the 22nd 1895.
Neal McLeod was born July (no further information here)
Lucy Wilson, consort of William C. Carmichael, was born September the 16th, 1872.
William C. Carmichael and Lucy Wilson were married December the 30th, 1890.
Omer Carmcihael was born March the 7th 1893.
Maggie May Carmichael was born July the 19th 1895
Mira Ethel Carmichael was born July the 16th 1898
Annie Lois Carmichael was born March the 21st 1900 (marked out and 1901 written in)
Laura Viola Carmichael was born September the 27th 1903
Amanda Odelle Carmichael was born April the 20th 1906
Elizabeth Carmicahel was born March 29, 1910
Lucy Katherine Carmichael  was born May 21, 1913

At the bottom of this page is an asterix with 1837 beside it, however no asterix can be found in the text to which it refers.


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