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Monroe Family Bible, Franklin County, Indiana

The Holy Bible John B. Perry, 198 Market Street, Philadelphia 1848

Purchased at an estate auction for Dora Monroe; in possession of anonymous owner.

Images:
Title Page
Marriages
Births (page 1)
Births (page 2)
Deaths
Obituaries
Marriage Record
Henry Peck Obituary
Libbius C. Monroe Obituary
Elias Brook Obituary (#1)
Elias Brook Obituary (#2)

Transcription:
MONROE FAMILY BIBLE
Also contains Peck and Brook Family Entries
Franklin County, Indiana

Note: The following abstract is for the user's convenience only; consult the actual scanned images for accurate interpretation of family entries.

Purchased at an estate auction for Dora Monroe; in possession of anonymous owner.

Title page:
The Holy Bible John B. Perry, 198 Market Street, Philadelphia 1848
No other entries found in front and end flyleaves.

All pages examined for loose items and records; one loose marriage record and one newspaper obituary clipping found.

Note: Capitalization and punctuation may vary from this transcript to the original text.

Family data begins following page 562.

MARRIAGES
Henry Peck And Sarah Brook was married November 7th A.D. 1844.
Jane N Monroe (Peck) and Libbius Monroe was married Sept. 21, 1871.

BIRTHS
Nancy Jane Peck was born August 29th A.D. 1845
Charles E. Monroe was born July 18th 1872
Ida May Monroe was born January 15th 1876
Scott W. Monroe was born February 15th 1881
Clarence R Monroe was born Dec 22nd 1883
Dora E. Monroe was born June 2nd 1887
Sarah Gertie Monroe was born July 23d 1878.

Sarah Peck was born June 24th 1823
Henry Peck was born March 22nd 1800

DEATHS
Nancy Brook (mother of Sarah Peck) died Mary 25th 1864.
Henry Peck died July 18th 1881, aged 81 years 3 months 27 days.
Sarah Peck died Dec. 30, 1905
Nancy Jane Monroe Peck Died Aug. 20, 1929
Elias Brook (Father of Sarah Peck) died April 10th 1878, aged 86 years 2 months and 14 days.
Sarah Gertie. Monroe died Oct 27th 1880, aged 2 years, 3 months & 4 days
Clarence R Monroe died Jan 17, 1885 aged 1 year and 26 days
Ida May Monroe died Mary 26, 1894
Charles E. Monroe died September 3rd 1904
Scott W Monroe died Feb11th 1907.
On this page are newspaper obituaries pasted in for
Scott W Monroe
Nancy Jane Monroe
Loose on this page is the newspaper clipping obituary for Nancy E Brook

The following marriage license is loose on this page: "To all People to whom this may concern I do hereby certify that Capt. Robert Basman ?? and Catherine Peck both natives of the United States of America was lawfully Married By me Nathaniel Finch Jr A Preacher of the Gospel in Kings tract [or street]February 17th A D 1810 Nathaniel Finch Jr.


Notes added by compiler:
Libbius C. Monroe died Thursday, July 5, 1900, in Brookville, Indiana, aged 55 years and 1 day. A death notice appears in the Brookville Democrat, Brookville, Indiana Thursday, July 12, 1900, 62d year, issue # 28, page 8 col 4. [attached]

A death notice for Elias Brook appears in the Franklin Democrat, Brookville, Indiana, Thursday, April 11, 1878, volume 40, number 11, p. 3 col. 4 and Elias Brook's full obituary appears in the next issue, April 18, 1878, page 4 column 4. [Both attached]

A death notice for Henry Peck appears in the Franklin Democrat, Brookville, Indiana, Thursday, July 21, 1881, volume 43, number 26, page 3, column 2 [added]