Minnie Glenn Motley Monroe

John Glenn Motely Sr. (1868 – 1943)
& Minnie Glenn Motley Monroe (1890-1981)
Added by Nelson McLeod

1890

Minnie Glenn Motley Monroe was born October 12, 1890 in Richland County, South Carolina, the daughter of John Glenn Motley and Fannie Ann Thornton Motley.

1920

According to the United States census reported on January 10, 1920, J G Monroe (35) rented a home in Pontiac, Richland County, South Carolina with his wife Minnie Monroe (27) and their children; Dezma Monroe (10), Hezma Monroe (8), Fannie Monroe (5), William Monroe (4) and Bertie Monroe (2). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina. J G Monroe was a farmer on a general farm.

1928

On September 16, 1928, Mrs. Minnie Monroe was mentioned in the newspaper article “Blaney.”

1930

According to the United States census reported on April 9, 1930, John G Monroe (44), rented a home in Pontiac, Richland County, South Carolina, with his wife, Minnie Monroe (38) and their children; Dezma Monroe (19), Hezma Monroe (18), Fannie Monroe (15), Willard Monroe (13) and Roberta Monroe (11). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina. John G Monroe was a farmer on a general farm.

1931

On April 26, 1931, Mrs. J. G. Monoe, was mentioned in the newspaper article BLANEY

1940

On January 19, 1940, Mrs. J. G. Monoe, was mentioned in the newspaper article “J. G. Motleys Celebrate Anniversary.

1943

On October 22, 1943, Mrs. J. G. Monroe was mentioned as a living daughter in the obituary of John G. Motley, Sr.

1965

On January 6, 1965 Mrs. Minnie G. Monroe was mentioned as a living daughter in the obituary of Mrs. Fannie Thornton Motley.

1981

Mrs. J. G. Monroe services tomorrow

Funeral services for Mrs. John Gilliard Monroe will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Ira Beaufort, the Rev. Robert F. Gabriel and the Rev. Joseph Huntley. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Elgin.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Dennis, Murray Livingston, Robert Hare Jr., Gilliard Percival Monroe, Jr., Harold Motley, George McDuffie Goodwin, Roger Ross and John Burriss.

Mrs. Monroe, 90, of 1819 Elm Abode, the former Minnie Glenn Motley, died yesterday, February 1, 1981 at her residence.

Born in Richland County, She was a daughter of the late John Glenn Motley and Fannie Thornton Motley. She was a member of East Columbia Baptist Church and former member of Union Baptist Church, Elgin. Mrs. Monroe taught school for a number of years in Upper Richland County.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Charles W. (Dezma) Birchmore, Mrs. Barnwell H. (Hezma) Putnam, Mrs. G. Herman (Fannie) Livingston and Mrs. Robert (Roberta) Dennis; a son, James Willard Monroe all of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. George McDuffie Goodwin of Elgin; three brothers, J. K. Motley of Patrick, George B. Motley of Columbia and F. L. Motley of Elgin; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to East Columbia Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 o’clock at the funeral home.

February 2, 1981  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 29
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Caroline Burleson

1996

On November 12, 1996, Minnie Motley Monroe was mentioned as the deceased mother in the obituary of James Willard Monroe.

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