Josiah Meroth[1]

Male 1705 - 1792  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name Josiah Meroth 
    Born Dec 1705  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Dec 1792  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I92442  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Hezekiah Meroth,   b. Abt 1675,   d. 16 Mar 1748/49, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Sarah,   b. Abt 1677,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F36236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thankful Evans,   b. 20 Aug 1715,   d. 10 Nov 1807  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1731  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Josiah Meroth,   b. 3 Apr 1732, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1754, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Sarah Merow,   b. 31 Jan 1733/34, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane Meroth,   b. 27 May 1736, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1764  (Age 28 years)
     4. Samuel Meroth,   b. 30 Apr 1739, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1815, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Thomas Meroth,   b. 1 Sep 1743, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1814, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. William Meroth,   b. 5 Oct 1745, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1814, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. John Meroth,   b. 10 Dec 1747, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1796, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     8. Lemuel Meroth,   b. 23 Jan 1749/50, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1752  (Age 2 years)
     9. Thankful Meroth,   b. 17 Dec 1753, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1803, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     10. Elizabeth Meroth,   b. 3 Jan 1756, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1820, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     11. Josiah Monroe,   b. 22 Nov 1757, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1830, Orange Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F36238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Josiah Meroth (or Morah or Merow) was a member of a family that changed their surname to Munroe.

      His wife was the daughter of Thomas and Thankful Evans. Her gravestone reads: "In Memory of Thankful Munroe, widow of Josiah". Her exate was administered in 1808 by her son, Thomas Munroe.

      Ref: "The Monroe Book" by Dr. Joan S. Guilford - Hezekiah of Dorchester - 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S416] Clan Munro Database, Clan Munro Association, USA.


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