Col. Andrew Spence Monroe was born 1727 in Mill Hill on Monroe Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia to Andrew Monroe (1692-1735) and Christian Tyler (1680-1754) and died 1774 King George County, Virginia of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Jones (c1729-1806) 1752 in King George County, Virginia.

Col. Andrew Spence Monroe was the father of US President James Monroe (1758) who was born on April 28, 1758, in his parents' house located in a wooded area of Westmoreland County, Virginia. The site is marked and is one mile from the unincorporated community known today as Monroe Hall, Virginia. The James Monroe Family Home Site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. His father Spence Monroe (1727–1774) was a moderately prosperous planter who also practiced carpentry. His mother Elizabeth Jones (1730–1774) married Spence Monroe in 1752 and they had several children.

Marriage & Family

  1. Margaret Monroe (1753-)
  2. Elizabeth Monroe (1754-1812)
  3. Spence Monroe (1757-1774)
  4. James Monroe (1758) - 5th President of the U.S. Governor and Senator of Virginia.
  5. Andrew Augustine Monroe (1765-1826)
  6. Joseph Jones Monroe (1764-1824)


Offspring of Col. Andrew Spence Monroe and Elizabeth Jones (c1729-1806)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Margaret Monroe (1753-)
Elizabeth Monroe (1754-1812)
Spence Monroe (1757-1774)
James Monroe (1758) 28 April 1758 Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States 4 July 1831 New York City, New York, United States Elizabeth Kortright (c1760-1830)
Andrew Augustine Monroe (1765-1826)
Joseph Jones Monroe (1764-1824)




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