Death of Julian Monsarrat, 1929.


Julian Monsarrat, of Old Honolulu Family, Dies at Hilo

(Special to The Advertiser)

HILO, March 15.—Julian Monsarrat, veteran cattleman and well-known kamaaina of Hawaii nei, died here this evening at 9 o’clock at the age of 67. The body will be removed to Honolulu for burial in the family plot. Arrangements have not yet been complete.

Julian Monsarrat was born in Honolulu August 27, 1861. At an early age he went to Hawaii and later be- retired.

His first marriage was with Clarissa Coney, who died. One son of that marriage, Melville Monsarrat, died while at school in California. In 1915 he married Abigail Kiniakua, who now survives as his widow. From this marriage there have been six children, all minor and all living. They are Kathleen, Samuel, Faxson, Lent, Elizabeth and Julian.

Also surviving are two brothers, Judges James M. Monsarrat of Honolulu and Samuel A. Monsarrat,  assistant treasurer of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company, with headquarters at San Francisco.

The Monsarrat family in Hawaii stems from Marcus C. and Elizabeth Jane (Dowsett) Monsarrat, who were figures in the life of Honolulu in the early fifties.

Local relatives believe cause of death was heart trouble. No definite arrangements have yet been made for the funeral.

(Advertiser, 3/16/1929, p. 1)


Honolulu Advertiser, 73rd Year, Number 15,109, Page 1. March 16, 1929.



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