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Judge James Franklin Koonce

Male 1870 - 1951


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  • Title  Judge 
    Born  06 Sep 1870  Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  02 Aug 1951  Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried  03 Aug 1951  Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID  I1304  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  3 Feb 2010 

    Father  George Roach Koonce,   b. 19 Oct 1838, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1929, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy St. Clair,   b. abt. 1840, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1921, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1859 
    Family ID  F431  Group Sheet

    Family  Mollie J. Anderson Hinkle,   b. Jul 1871, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1963, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1892  [5
    Children 
     1. Nola E. Koonce,   b. 19 Jul 1893, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1991, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Merwin T. Koonce,   b. 25 Jul 1897, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1985, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Susie Martha Koonce,   b. 25 Aug 1899, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1979, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Nellie L. Koonce,   b. 06 Feb 1901, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1988, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Thisbe E. Koonce,   b. 30 Oct 1906, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1987, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. James Anderson Koonce,   b. 09 Dec 1977, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1996, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Katherine Koonce,   b. 14 Nov 1913, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1988
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2009 
    Family ID  F442  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1880 Census: George & Nancy Koonce
    1880 Census: George & Nancy Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 10 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 143
    Page: 12
    Location: Lauderdale County, Alabama

    #3
    1. Koonce, George - age 41
    2. Nancy - wife, age 38
    3. William - son, age 18
    4. James - son, age 8
    5. George L. - son, age 6

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    1900 Census: James Franklin & Mollie Koonce
    1900 Census: James Franklin & Mollie Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 1 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 59
    Sheet: 1A
    Location: Rawhide, Lauderdale County, Alabama

    #2
    1. Koonce, James F. - Head, age 29, born Sep 1870, married 7 years
    2. Mollie J. - wife, age 28, born Jul 1871, married 7 years, mother of 3 kids, all 3 alive
    3. Nola E. - daughter, age 6, born Jul 1893
    4. Merwin T. - son, age 2, born Jul 1897
    5. Susie M. - daughter, age 9 months, born Aug 1899

    #3
    1. Koonce, W. Hall - Head, age 38, born Jun 1862, married 6 years
    2. Mittie E. - wife, age 33, born May 1867, married 6 years, mother of 3 kids, 1 kid still alive
    3. Elmer L. - son, age 14, born Oct 1885
    4. Herbert F. - son, age 11, born Dec 1888
    5. Ethel M. - daughter, age 9, born Sep 1890
    6. Vida S. - daughter, age 8, born Feb 1892
    7. Mabel S. - daughter, age 1, born Aug 1898

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    1900 Census: George & Nancy Koonce
    1900 Census: George & Nancy Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 2 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 59
    Sheet: 2B
    Location: Rawhide, Lauderdale County, Alabama

    #37
    1. Koonce, James F. - Head, age 39, married 17 years
    2. Mary J. - wife, age 38, married 17 years, mother of 5 kids and all 5 still alive
    3. Nola E. - daughter, age 16
    4. Merwin T. - son, age 12
    5. Susie M. - daughter, age 10
    6. Nellie L. - daughter, age 9
    7. Thisbe E. - daughter, age 3

    2nd Household
    1. Koonce, George R. - Head, age 61, born Oct 1838, married 39 years
    2. Nancy S. - wife, age 57, born Jun 1843, married 39 years, mother of 4 kids, 2 still alive

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    1920 Census: James & Mollie Koonce
    1920 Census: James & Mollie Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 17 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 66
    Sheet: 22A
    Location: Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama

    #446
    1. Koonce, James - Head, age 49
    2. Mary - wife, age 48
    3. Nola - daughter, age 26
    4. Merwin - son, age 22
    5. Nellie - daughter, age 19
    6. Thisbe - daughter, age 13
    7. James - son, age 8
    8. Katherine - daughter, age 6

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    1930 Census: James & Mollie Koonce
    1930 Census: James & Mollie Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 8 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 18
    Sheet: 6B
    Location: Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama

    1. Koonce, James - Head, age 59, real estate $15,000
    2. Mollie A. - wife, age 58
    3. Nola E. - daughter, age 36
    4. Nell - daughter, age 29
    5. James - son, age 18
    6. Katherine - daughter, age 16
    7. Riley, Thisby - daughter, age 23
    8. Riley, Ben - son-in-law, age 24

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    Headstones
    James Franklin Koonce is buried in Florence Cemetery
    James Franklin Koonce is buried in Florence Cemetery

    Histories
    Obituary: James Franklin Koonce
    Obituary: James Franklin Koonce
    Source: "Obituary: James Franklin Koonce." Florence Times [Florence, Alabama] 2 Aug 1951. Anderson Family Obits. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~allauder/obit-anderson-family.htm."
    Profile of James Franklin Koonce
    Profile of James Franklin Koonce
    From the 19 Jul 1918 issue of the Florence Times newspaper.

  • Notes 
    • former probate judge of Lauderdale county

  • Sources 
    1. [S108] "Obituary: James Franklin Koonce." Florence Times [Florence, Alabama] 2 Aug 1951. Anderson Family Obits. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~allauder/obit-anderson-family.htm.

    2. [S223] "Koonce For Committee." Florence Times [Florence, AL] 19 July 1918. Google News Archive. http://is.gd/7EuEX.

    3. [S124] Alabama Statewide Deaths: 1908-1974. Family Search Record. http://is.gd/wg77.

    4. [S60] FindAGrave .
      Find A Grave Memorial #22155950

    5. [S109] "Obituary: Mollie J. Koonce." Florence Times [Florence, Alabama] 22 Sep 1963. Anderson Family Obits. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~allauder/obit-anderson-family.htm .