Born 26 July 1799 to James Munro and Anne Taylor in Tarbat, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland.
He married Mary Hall, and they had eight surviving children:
- John (1820)
- Hugh (1822)
- Donald (1825-1894 in Marshy Hope, Nova Scotia)
- William (1827)
- Ann (1829)
- Marjory (1829)
- Duncan Taylor
- James A. (1839-1902 in Nova Scotia)
There is no available information on his death, but it is assumed he passed away in Pictou, Nova Scotia.