Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
This county is available for adoption.
We're looking for folks who share our desire to put data online and are
interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
If you are interested joining our group as County Host for this website, or any of our websites,
A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a basic webpage is required.
In the meantime, we'd be very happy to accept any data you'd care
to contribute and would like to see displayed on this site. We're looking for birth/death/marriage
records, obituaries, cemetery headstone readings, biographies, county histories, census data, pensions and other
Email your transcribed data to me
Christine Walters and I'll take care of putting
WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR
All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.
Monroe County was founded in 1819. It was named
in honor of James Monroe, officer of the Continental Army. He was the minister to France 1794-1796, then again
in 1803. He served as Governor of Virginia 1799-1802, minister to England 1803-1804, Secretary of State 1811-1817.
Was the fifth President of the United States.