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Eleanor Fordham

Eleanor Fordham[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1821 - 1900

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  • Born  15 Nov 1821  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  09 Jan 1900 
    Person ID  I13  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  22 Mar 2009 

    Father  John Fordham 
    Mother  Nancy Lavendar 
    Family ID  F10  Group Sheet

    Family  John Council Bryan Koonce,   b. Abt 1817, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1870 
    Children 
     1. Williams Koonce,   b. Abt 1835, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Martha Ann Koonce,   b. abt. 1841, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Caroline L. Koonce,   b. abt. 1844, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Nancy Frances Koonce,   b. 02 Jan 1842, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1921, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Calvin Luther Koonce,   b. Mar 1845, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1903, Sumter County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Susan Caroline Koonce,   b. 27 Apr 1847, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1930, Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Ezra Edward Koonce,   b. Abt 1849, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. approx. 1896-1900
     8. Josephine E. Koonce,   b. Abt 1852, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Alice Joan Koonce,   b. Abt 1858, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Marrion Green Koonce,   b. 19 Jun 1859, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1922, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  17 Mar 2007 
    Family ID  F5  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1850 NC Census: Counsel Koonce (head)
    1850 NC Census: Counsel Koonce (head)
    Enumeration Date: 21 Nov 1850
    Page: 139
    Location: Beaver Creek, Jones County, North Carolina

    Family #420
    Counsel - age 35, real estate value $3500
    Eleanor - age 28
    Williams - age 15, Laborer
    Martha A. - age 9
    Caroline L. - age 6
    Susan C. - age 4
    Nancy F. - age 7
    Ezra E. - age 1
    1860 NC Census: J.C.B. Koonce (Head)
    1860 NC Census: J.C.B. Koonce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 30 Jul 1860
    Page:25
    Location: Trenton District, Jones County, North Carolina

    J.C.B. - age 43, real estate value = $600, personal value = $8000
    Elenor - age 39, real estate value = $1000
    Nancy F. - age 18
    Calvin L. - age 15
    Susan C. - age 13
    Ezra E. - age 11
    Josephine E. - age 9
    Alice J. - age 3
    Marion G. - age 1
    1870 NC Census: Elenor Koonce (Head)
    1870 NC Census: Elenor Koonce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 21 June 1870
    Page: 18
    Location: Beaver Creek, Jones County, North Carolina

    Dwelling # 143
    Elenor - Head, age 48, value of personal estate $775
    Susan - age 23
    Edward - age 21
    Josephine - age 18
    Alice -age 12
    Merryon- age 10
    NC Death Certificate: Nancy Frances Nunn
    NC Death Certificate: Nancy Frances Nunn
    Mother: Elenor F. (can't read)
    Father: JCB Koonce
    Born: 2 Jan 1842 in Jones County, North Carolina
    Buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery
    Informant: R A Armistead
    Excerpt: John Nunn Revolutionary Soldier: His American Ancestors, Descendants and a Few Cousins
    Excerpt: John Nunn Revolutionary Soldier: His American Ancestors, Descendants and a Few Cousins
    pgs. 51-52

    Headstones
    Eleanor Fordham Koonce Headstone
    Eleanor Fordham Koonce Headstone

  • Notes  Name:
    • Several family files on Ancestry list her maiden name as Fordham. Some indication her mother's name was Nancy. There is a Nancy Fordham also living in the same community in 1950 with children named Caroline and Nancy (two names that Elenor would give her children)

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 1860 NC Census: Jones County (Trenton).

    2. [S9] 1870 NC Census: Jones County (Beaver Creek).

    3. [S14] 1850 NC Census: Jones County (Beaver Creek).

    4. [S16] James Nunn Bible Transcription, (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/lenoir/bibles/nunn01.txt).