Photograph of photograph of newspaper clipping, Southern California, 1934. "WHO ARE YOU? A Monnet? The Romance of Your Name By Ruby Haskins Ellis; FLORENCE SUO ORBE MONET; Monet; This family took its name from a town in France near the River Ain. In the latter Sixteenth Century Pierre Monnet was massacred in Paris on St. Bartholomew's Day for his adherence to the King of Navarre. Pierre was the anscestor of the Protestant Monnets of the Huguenot Province, and it was to him or his son that the coat of arms was granted in 1570. His descendants, Isaac, Robert and Pierre, who were Huguenot refugees, left France and went to London where in 1688 they were naturalized and became British subjects. They later came to America. Isaac settled in Calvert County, Maryland, about 1700 and married Elizabeth Williams. Robert made his home in Cecil County, Maryland, and married Margaret Darrell. Pierre joined the Huguenot colony on Staten Island, where he lived and died. One of his descendants is Mervin Jeremiah Monnette, vice president of the Bank of America, Los Angeles, Calif. (Copyright by Public Ledger)" -- on clipping.