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Eliza Jane Koonce

Female 1871 - 1949


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  • Born  17 May 1871  Alamo, Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  29 May 1949  Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: myocarditis 
    Buried  29 May 1949  Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID  I1748  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  5 Nov 2009 

    Father  Solomon Koonce,   b. abt. 1828, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1928, Maury City, Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Cherry Jelks,   b. abt. 1838,   d. 07 Aug 1922, Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1867 
    Family ID  F547  Group Sheet

    Family 1  William Thomas Poston,   b. 15 Nov 1863,   d. 29 Jan 1958 
    Married  03 Sep 1893  Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. William C.B. Poston,   b. Jan 1894, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Carl R. Poston,   b. Jul 1897, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Almeda Poston
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate: William T. Poston & Eliza Jane Koonce
    Marriage Certificate: William T. Poston & Eliza Jane Koonce
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2009 
    Family ID  F571  Group Sheet

    Last Modified  2 Jun 2009 
    Family ID  F576  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1930 Census: William Poston & Eliza Jane (Koonce) Poston
    1930 Census: William Poston & Eliza Jane (Koonce) Poston
    Enumeration Date: 10 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 2
    Sheet: 4A
    Location: Civil District 8, Crockett County, Tennessee

    #79
    1. Poston, William T. - Head, age 60, married at age 23
    2. Liza J. - wife, age 58, married at age 21

    Link to full image.
    Death Certificate: Eliza Jane (Koonce) Poston
    Death Certificate: Eliza Jane (Koonce) Poston
    Father: Solomon Koont
    Mother: Don't Know
    Informant: C.R. Poston

    Headstones
    Headstone: William Thomas & Eliza Jane (Koonce) Poston
    Headstone: William Thomas & Eliza Jane (Koonce) Poston
    Picture from Crockett Co. TNGenWeb site.

  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Grave Marker Inscription.

    2. [S140] Death Certificate.

    3. [S139] Smith, Jonathan Kennon. Tombstone Inscriptions from Black Cemeteries in Crockett County, Tennessee. [Jackson, Tenn.]: J.K.T. Smith, 1997.

    4. [S137] Campbell, Jennifer. Descendants of Solomon Koonce. http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/a/m/Jennifer-Campbell/GENE5-0001.html.

    5. [S56] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Ancestry.com. http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=1169.