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David Monroe was born in Oxford, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 26. 1846, and is a son of James Monroe, a native of Scotland. David came to Lowell, Mich,, in 1865, to Big Rapids in 1868, and to Kent county in 1870. He purchased a shingle mill on Wicked creek at Edgerton in 1871, and in 1875 built a flouring mill at the same place. He is a successful miller; has followed the business from boyhood. He was married in July, 1875, to Miss Minerva Bradley, by whom he has one child, James O.


From:
History of Kent County, Michigan
Chas C. Chapman & Company
Chicago 1881.

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