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Eliza Kortright Monroe

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  • Name Eliza Kortright Monroe 
    Born Dec 1786  Fredericksburg, Spotslvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1840  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1840  Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6787  My Genealogy

    Father President James Monroe,   b. 28 Apr 1758, Monroe's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1831, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kortright, (First Lady),   b. 30 Jun 1763, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1830, Oak Hill, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1786  Trinity Episcopal Church, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judge George Hay,   b. 15 Dec 1765, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1830, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1808 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F10045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eliza Kortright Monroe
      Birth: 5 Dec 1787, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Virginia
      Married: 17 Oct 1808, Fredericksburg, Virginia
      Death: 27 Jan 1840, Paris, France
      Marriage Information:

      Eliza married George Hay on 17 Oct 1808 in Fredericksburg, Virginia.(George Hay was born on 15 Dec 1765 in Williamsburg, Virginia and diedon 21 Sep 1830 in Richmond, Virginia.)
      http://users.legacyfamilytree.com/USPresidents/7083.htm

      CONT'D FROM ELIZABETH KORTRIGHT MONROE'S NOTES:
      Sources:
      Burke's Presidential Families of the United States, pp. 148-158.
      Chart of President Monroe's descendants through his wife Elizabeth
      Kortright
      was compiled by George H. S. King, Fredericksburg, VA., 1969.

      Children of ELIZABETH KORTRIGHT and HON. MONROE are:
      2. i. ELIZA KORTRIGHT8 MONROE, b. December 1786, Fredericksburg, VA.;d.
      1840, Paris, France.
      ii. SON MONROE, b. May 1799; d. September 28, 1800, Richmond, VA.
      3. iii. MARIA HESTER MONROE, b. 1803, Paris, France; d. 1850, OakHill,
      Loudoun Co., Va..

      Generation No. 2

      2. ELIZA KORTRIGHT8 MONROE (ELIZABETH7 KORTRIGHT, LAWRENCE6,CORNELIS5,
      LAURENS CORNELISSEN4, CORNELIS JANSEN3 VAN KORTRIGHT, JAN BASTIAENSEN2
      VAN KORTRIJK, SEBASTIAN1) was born December 1786 in Fredericksburg,VA.,
      and died 1840 in Paris, France. She married JUDGE JUDGE GEORGE HAY1808.
      He was born December 15, 1765 in Williamsburg, VA, and died September
      21, 1830 in Richmond, VA.

      Notes for ELIZA KORTRIGHT MONROE:
      "Eliza Kortright Monroe, known in France as 'La Belle Americane,' b.at
      Fredericksburg, Virginia, 5 Dec 1787 [sic], educ in France."

      Source: "The Descendants of President Monroe, by Burke, p. 1554.

      More About ELIZA KORTRIGHT MONROE:
      Burial: Pere LaChaise Cemetery, Paris, France

      Notes for JUDGE JUDGE GEORGE HAY:
      Judge George Hay was US District Attorney who conducted theprosecution
      for treason of Vice-Pres. Aaron Burr. He was son of Anthony Hay and
      Elizabeth
      Davenport.
      Source: Burke, p. 155.

      Child of ELIZA MONROE and JUDGE HAY is:
      i. HORTENSIA M.9 HAY, m. NICHOLAS LLOYD ROGERS, 1829; b. Baltimore,
      Maryland.

      3. MARIA HESTER8 MONROE (ELIZABETH7 KORTRIGHT, LAWRENCE6, CORNELIS5,
      LAURENS CORNELISSEN4, CORNELIS JANSEN3 VAN KORTRIGHT, JAN BASTIAENSEN2
      VAN KORTRIJK, SEBASTIAN1) was born 1803 in Paris, France, and died1850
      in Oak Hill, Loudoun Co., Va.. She married SAMUEL L. GOUVERNEUR March
      09, 1820 in Washington, D.C.. He was born 1799 in NYC, and died 1867.

      Notes for MARIA HESTER MONROE:
      Samuel Laurence Gouverneur was Maria Kortright Monroe's maternal first
      cousin.

      Notes for SAMUEL L. GOUVERNEUR:
      Son of Nicholas Gouverneur of NYC and Hester Kortright of NYC (sisterof
      First Lady Elizabeth (Kortright) Samuel Laurence Gouverneur was memberof
      New York State Legislature, private secretary to his father-in-law
      President Monroe. He was Postmaster of NYC 1828-36. Source: Burke, p.
      155.

      Marriage Notes for MARIA MONROE and SAMUEL GOUVERNEUR:
      The wedding took place in the White House.
      Source: Burke, p. 155.

      Children of MARIA MONROE and SAMUEL GOUVERNEUR are:
      i. JAMES MONROE9 GOUVERNEUR, b. 1822, Washington, D.C.; d. 1885,
      Baltimore, Maryland.

      Notes for JAMES MONROE GOUVERNEUR:
      James Monroe Gouverneur was "deaf and dumb mute"; died in asylum
      [Spring Grove Asylum] in Baltimore, Maryland. Source: Geo. H. S. King,
      geneaologist of the Monroe family.

      4. ii. SAMUEL LAURENCE GOUVERNEUR, JR., b. 1826; d. 1880.
      iii. ELIZABETH KORTRIGHT GOUVERNEUR, b. 1824; d. 1868; m. (1) DOCTORDR.
      HENRY LEE HEISKELL, 1842; m. (2) MONROE BIBBY, 1856; m. (3) DOCTOR DR.
      GRAFTON D. SPURRIER, 1860.

      Notes for ELIZABETH KORTRIGHT GOUVERNEUR:
      There is a conflict about the name of Elizabeth's second husband.Burke,
      author of Presidential Families of the USA, states on page. 155 that
      Elizabeth
      was married to her cousin Monroe Bibby. George Harrison Sanford King,
      Fellow,
      American society of Genealogies [1969] states that Elizabebeth was
      married
      to her cousin Gouverneur Bibby.

      Generation No. 3

      4. SAMUEL LAURENCE9 GOUVERNEUR, JR. (MARIA HESTER8 MONROE, ELIZABETH7
      KORTRIGHT, LAWRENCE6, CORNELIS5, LAURENS CORNELISSEN4, CORNELISJANSEN3
      VAN KORTRIGHT, JAN BASTIAENSEN2 VAN KORTRIJK, SEBASTIAN1) was born1826,
      and died 1880. He married MARIAN CAMPBELL March 05, 1855. She wasborn
      1821 in Jamaica, Long Island, and died March 12, 1914 in Washington,
      D.C..

      Notes for SAMUEL LAURENCE GOUVERNEUR, JR.:
      Samuel Laurence Gouverneur, Jr. served in Mexican War as 2nd Lieut 4thUS
      Arty, brevetted lst Lieut for gallantry at Contreras and Cherubusco,
      first US Consul at Foo Chow, china, under President Buchanan, Delegate
      from Maryland to Convention of Liberal Republicans which nominated
      Greeley for President 1872, proprietor of Maryland Herald.

      Notes for MARIAN CAMPBELL:
      Daughter of Judge James Campbell and Mary Ann Hazard, Marian Campbellwas
      author of "As I Remember -- Recollections of American Society Duringthe
      19th Century," 1911.

      Children of SAMUEL GOUVERNEUR and MARIAN CAMPBELL are:
      i. MAUD CAMPBELL10 GOUVERNEUR, b. Washington, D.C..

      Notes for MAUD CAMPBELL GOUVERNEUR:
      Maud Campbell Gouverneur was deaf.

      ii. RUTH MONROE GOUVERNEUR, b. November 27, 1858, Washington, D.C.; m.
      DOCTOR DR. WILLIAM CRAWFORD JOHNSON, December 06, 1882, Washington,D.C.;
      b. July 17, 1856, Frederick, Maryland; d. December 28, 1943,Frederick,
      Maryland.

      Notes for DOCTOR DR. WILLIAM CRAWFORD JOHNSON:
      Dr. William Crawford Johnson was son of George Johnson and Emily Ann
      Crawford,

      5. iii. ROSE DE CHINE GOUVERNEUR, b. 1860, Foo Chow, China; d. May 26,
      1933, Washington, D.C..

      Generation No. 4

      5. ROSE DE CHINE10 GOUVERNEUR (SAMUEL LAURENCE9, MARIA HESTER8MONROE,
      ELIZABETH7 KORTRIGHT, LAWRENCE6, CORNELIS5, LAURENS CORNELISSEN4,
      CORNELIS JANSEN3 VAN KORTRIGHT, JAN BASTIAENSEN2 VAN KORTRIJK,
      SEBASTIAN1) was born 1860 in Foo Chow, China, and died May 26, 1933 in
      Washington, D.C.. She married REVEREND REV. ROSWELL RANDALL HOES
      December 05, 1888 in Washington, D.C.. He was born 1850, and died1921.

      Notes for REVEREND REV. ROSWELL RANDALL HOES:
      Rev. Roswell Randall Hoes was Captain and Chaplain USN.
      Source: Burke, p. 157.

      Children of ROSE GOUVERNEUR and REV. HOES are:
      i. GOUVERNEUR11 HOES, b. 1889.

      Notes for GOUVERNEUR HOES:
      Gouverneur Hoes was Captain US Army.

      ii. ROSWELL RANDALL HOES.
      iii. LAURENCE GOUVERNEUR HOES.

      Notes for LAURENCE GOUVERNEUR HOES:
      Laurence Gouverneur Hoes was investment banker, lecturer, historian,and
      writer. He was owner and founder of James Monroe National Shrine in
      Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was educated at St. Alban's School,
      Washington,
      D.C. He was married lst 24 Nov 1928 (m diss by div), Ingrid, dau ofDr.
      Joseph Per Ludwig Westesson of Philadelphia; 2nd m. lst.---. He had
      issue by his lst
      marriage: Monroe Randall Hoe whose address is c/o James MonroeMemorial
      Library, 908 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401, USA. Hewas
      born
      26 Sept. 1931, married, and has issue, two children.