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Monroe County was created from Greenbrier County
in 1799 and named for James Monroe, fifth President of the United States. Its county seat is Union. Monroe is the
home county of Andrew S. Rowan, of Spanish-American War fame, who is immortalized in Elbert Hubbard's classic A
Message to Garcia. The county was also the site of the 1928 discovery of the 34.48 carat (6.896 g) Jones Diamond
by Grover C. Jones and his son, William "Punch" Jones.
Also, the county does not contain a four lane highway or a stoplight.
Cities and Towns
Incorporated towns & cities
* Alderson (partly) * Peterstown * Union
* Ballard * Ballengee * Bozoo * Cashmere * Cloverdale
* Crimson Springs * Elmhurst * Gap Mills * Gates * Glace * Greenville
* Hillsdale * Hollywood * Keenan * Knobs * Laurel Branch * Lillydale
* Lindside * Monitor * Pickaway * Raines Corner * Red Sulphur Springs
* Rock Camp * Salt Sulphur Springs * Secondcreek * Sinks Grove
* Sweet Springs * Waiteville * Wayside * Wikel * Wolfcreek * Zenith
MONROE COUNTY ONLINE DATA
CHURCH HISTORY and RECORDS
July 2013: Marriages performed by John Alderson at the Old Greenbrier
church, obit for SMITHSON, WARREN, SKAGGS, BOYD; Sick list news for MILLER
Apr 2013: Marriage announcement for SOMMERVILLE-JOHNSTON
Jan 2013: Banister/Wiseman Marriage, Wickline/Blaker Marriage
Dec 2012:Luther Hinkle Obituary,
Family Bios for the following families:DeHart, Dickenson, Dickson, Dillon, Doran, Dowdy, Dransfield, Dunbar, Dubois,
Duncan, Dunn, Dunsmoore, Eagen, Early, Echols, Edgar, Ellis, Ellison, Ensminge, Erskine, Estill, Evans, Ewing,
Farley, Farmbrough, Fitzpatrick, Fleshman, Flint, Farlander, Foster, Friend, Gatliff, Gilchrist, Gwen, Graham,
Gray, Green, Graves, Gullett, Gwinn, Hale, Halstead, Hamilton, Hancock, Hand
Jul 2012: Last Will and Testament
of Hugh Caperton
Jun 2012: Nockell - Nickell Marriage
Feb 2012 : Hon Allen Taylor Caperton
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