The following data is extracted from Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township.
Monroe White, farmer, Sec. 10; P. O. Charleston; owns 238 acres; was born in Coles Co., Ill., Aug. 9, 1844, and lived with his parents on the farm; engaged with his father in farming until 21 years of age. He was married to Mary E. Hall, Nov. 16, 1865; she was born in Coles Co., Ill., Aug. 28, 1848; they have four children - Sarah F., Hannah A., Millie E. and Lucy E. Mr. White has held the office of School Director five years. Mr. White's parents are natives of' Ohio, and Mrs. White's, natives of Kentucky.
Source: Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township