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.
On September 16, 1928, Mrs. Minnie Monroe was mentioned in the newspaper article “Blaney.”
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.
On April 26, 1931, Mrs. J. G. Monoe, was mentioned in the newspaper article BLANEY
On January 19, 1940, Mrs. J. G. Monoe, was mentioned in the newspaper article “J. G. Motleys Celebrate Anniversary.“
On October 22, 1943, Mrs. J. G. Monroe was mentioned as a living daughter in the obituary of John G. Motley, Sr.
On January 6, 1965 Mrs. Minnie G. Monroe was mentioned as a living daughter in the obituary of Mrs. Fannie Thornton Motley.
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.
On November 12, 1996, Minnie Motley Monroe was mentioned as the deceased mother in the obituary of James Willard Monroe.