|Birth: ||Mar. 16, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 1920|
Published in the Hutchinson News
Dec 29, 1920
One Family's Grief: Three deaths among the children withn four days is the record of grief in the home of John Monroe, near Geneseo, as reported by O.H. Six, the Lyons undertaker. Wednesday, a seven-year-old daughter died of a combination of mumps and tonsilitis; Friday, a three-year-old son died; Saturday, a six-year-old daughter died, all of the same disease. On Friday night a baby was born to the mother.
Chanute Daily Tribune
Jan 1, 1921
Sad Holiday Season
Kansas Family Lost Three Children Within One Week
Geneseo, Kas., Jan. 1. - The little Christmas presents that had be gathered into the gome of John Monroe, a farmer near her(sic), remain only memories of the sadness which the holiday season brought to the family in the death of three children within a week. In the same week, Mrs. Monroe gave birth to a child, which is doing well.
The first child to die was Thelma (sic) Opal, aged 7. Two days later Gilbert, aged 2½ succumbed, and the following day Ida (sic) May, aged 6, passed away. The children died of a complication of mumps and tonsilitis.
John Phillip Monroe (1891 - 1951)
Amanda Mae Brandon Monroe (1894 - 1973)
Velma Opal Monroe (1913 - 1920)*
Mildred Gwendolyn Monroe (1916 - 1920)
Gilbert Eugene Monroe (1918 - 1920)*
William Curtis Monroe (1922 - 1922)*
John Monroe (1924 - 2004)*
Raymond Edward Monroe (1925 - 2006)*
Deloris Irene Monroe Droegemeier (1927 - 2000)*
Maintained by: Kristi Monroe Bender
Originally Created by: Sharon J Lusk
Record added: Oct 21, 2008
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