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Matilda Jelks

Female Abt 1868 - 1912


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  • Born  Abt 1868  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  14 Jul 1912  [1
    Buried  Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I1778  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  4 Nov 2009 

    Family  Augustus Koonce,   b. 1863, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1928, Maury City, Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Jun 1879  Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Estella Koonce,   b. 11 Dec 1879,   d. 04 Aug 1912
     2. Callie W. Koonce,   b. abt. 1894, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ora Lee Koonce,   b. 1895, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942
     4. Bessie Koonce,   b. 1 Sept 1898, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1937, Maury City, Crockett County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate: Gus Koonce & Tildy Jelks
    Marriage Certificate: Gus Koonce & Tildy Jelks
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2009 
    Family ID  F565  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1910 Census: William H. & Lizzie (Brassfield) Koonce
    1910 Census: William H. & Lizzie (Brassfield) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 18 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 9
    Sheet: 2A
    Location: Civil District 10, Crockett County, Tennessee

    #13
    1. Koonce, William H. - Head, age 30, married 9 years
    2. Lizzie - wife, age 26, married 9 years, mother of 4 kids and all four alive
    3. Posey - daughter, age 6
    4. Tommie - daughter, age 5 (should be Lomie)
    5. Inez - daughter, age 3
    6. Willie J. - son, age 2
    7. Roberts, Rita - niece, age 10
    8. Avery, Daniel - stepfather, age 77, 2nd marriage, married 16 years
    9. Avery, Susan - stepmother, age 60, 2nd marriage, married 16 years, mother of 3 children w/ 2 still alive (note: this should be mother-in-law)
    10. Brassfield, Howell - brother-in-law, age 32

    #14
    1. Koonce, Edgar N. - Head, age 32, married 6 years, teacher at public school
    2. D. - wife, age 26, married 6 years, mother of 4 children with 3 alive
    3. Landil - son, age 5
    4. Ruby L. - daughter, age 1 and 7 months
    5. Claudine - daughter, age 5 months

    #16
    1. Koonce, Augustus G. - Head, age 54, married 34 years
    2. Matilda M. - wife, age 52, married 34 years, mother of 10 children w/ 7 alive
    3. Callie W. - daughter, age 16
    4. Ora L. - daughter, age 15
    5. Bessie R. - daughter, age 12

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    Headstones
    Matilda Koonce is buried in New Cemetery
    Matilda Koonce is buried in New Cemetery

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

    2. [S56] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Ancestry.com. http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=1169, 87.