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John Speight Koonce

Male 1807 - 1869


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  • Born  24 Aug 1807  Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  01 Oct 1869  [1
    Person ID  I202  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  23 Mar 2009 

    Father  Michael Koonce, Jr.,   d. 1826 
    Mother  Mary Brown Speight,   d. 21 Aug 1824, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F39  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Harriet Caroline Parsons,   b. 1813,   d. 1844 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Koonce,   b. 29 Aug 1834, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frances DuVal Koonce,   b. 23 Mar 1837, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1867
    >3. Simon Everett Koonce,   b. 05 Dec 1838,   d. 1903
    >4. John Parsons Koonce,   b. 04 Oct 1840, North Carolinas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1872
    >5. Henry Clay Koonce,   b. abt. 1842, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Harriett Caroline Koonce,   b. abt. 1844, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936
     7. Sarah Elizabeth Koonce,   b. 18 Oct 1835
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2007 
    Family ID  F77  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Susan Brown,   b. 1830,   d. 28 Feb 1909 
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2007 
    Family ID  F78  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1850 NC Census: John S. Koonce (Head)
    1850 NC Census: John S. Koonce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 5 Oct 1850
    Location: Cypress Creek, Jones County

    Family #252

    1. John S. - age 43, farmer, real estate $2500
    2. Susan - age 20
    3. Mary Ann - age 16
    4. Frances D. - f, age 13
    5. Simon E. - m, age 12
    6. John - m, age 10
    7. Henry C. - m, age 8
    8. Harriett C. - f, age 6

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    1860 NC Census: John Speight Koonce (Head)
    1860 NC Census: John Speight Koonce (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 8 Aug 1860
    Location: Cypress Creek, Jones County, North Carolina

    Family #263

    1. John S. - age 59, farmer, real estate $5000, personal estate $19,000.
    2. Susan - age 30, female
    3. Simon E. - age 21, male
    4. John P. - age 19, male
    5. Henry C. - age 17, male
    6. Caroline H. - age 15, female
    7. Brock?, Orpah - age 25, female

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    Histories
    Will: Simon E. Koonce
    Will: Simon E. Koonce
    As abstracted in Abstracts of the Records of Jones County, North Carolina, 1779-1868 Vol. 1 by Zae Hargett Gwynn. (pg. 431)

  • Notes 
    • In August 1846, he was elected High Sheriff of the county, holding this office until 1849

  • Sources 
    1. [S90] Koonce, Benjamin G. Koonce Family of Eastern North Carolina. 1993. Typed by John P. Koonce..