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Salem Koonce

Male 1858 - 1924


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  • Born  20 Aug 1858  Kenansville, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender  Male 
    Died  17 May 1924  Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Buried  18 May 1924  Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I2533  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2010 

    Father  Stephen Koonce,   b. Apr 1838, Tuckahoe, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. btw. 1899-1910 
    Mother  Annie Maria Jones,   b. May 1835, Tuckahoe, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jun 1929, Cypress Creek, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F785  Group Sheet

    Family  Lizzie Brown,   b. Jun 1868, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1895 
    Married  abt. 1886 
    Children 
    >1. James Manley Koonce,   b. 22 Oct 1886, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1947
     2. Stephen Koonce,   b. 22 Sep 1888, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1946, Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Benjamin Franklin Koonce,   b. 13 Oct 1894, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1946, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Koonce,   b. 15 Jul 1895, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1957, Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Addie Koonce,   b. Jan 1899, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Salem Frazier Koonce,   b. 15 Mar 1900, Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1969, Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ozara Koonce,   b. 13 Aug 1903, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1947, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Dora S. Koonce,   b. 1905, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. John D. Koonce,   b. 22 Mar 1908, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1973, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2010 
    Family ID  F786  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 Census: Salem & Lizzie (Brown) Koonce
    1900 Census: Salem & Lizzie (Brown) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 25 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 59
    Sheet: 14A
    Location: Cypress Creek, Jones County, North Carolina

    #237
    1. Koonce, Salem - Head, age 38, born Aug 1861, married 14 years
    2. Lizzie A. - wife, age 31, born Jun 1868, married 14 years, mother of 7 kids w/ 5 still alive
    3. James E. - son, age 13, born Oct 1886
    4. Stephen - son, age 11, born Sep 1888
    5. Frank - son, age 6, born Oct 1893
    6. Lizzie A. - daughter, age 3, born Sep 1896
    7. Addie - daughter, age 1, born Jan 1899

    Note: I think Lizzie A. is Elizabeth? Not sure.

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    1910 Census: Salem & Lizzie (Brown) Koonce
    1910 Census: Salem & Lizzie (Brown) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 10 May 1910
    Enumeration District: 49
    Sheet: 12B
    Location: Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina

    #149
    1. Koonce, Salem - Head, age 51, married 24 years
    2. Lizzie - wife, age 42, married 24 years, mother of 11 children w/ 9 still alive
    3. Stephen - son, age 21
    4. Frank - son, age 15
    5. Elizabeth - daughter, age 13
    6. Addie - daughter, age 10
    7. Salem A. - son, age 8
    8. Ozara - daughter, age 6
    9. Dora - daughter, age 4
    10. John - son, age 2

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    1920 Census: Salem & Lizzie (Brown) Koonce
    1920 Census: Salem & Lizzie (Brown) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 3 Apr 1920
    Enumeration District: 48
    Sheet: 15B
    Location: Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina

    #248
    1. Koonce, Salem - Head, age 63
    2. Lizzie - wife, age 53
    3. Elizabeth - daughter, age 24
    4. Salem F. - son, age 19
    5. Ozara - daughter, age 17
    6. Dora S. - daughter, age 15
    7. John D. - son, age 11
    8. Benjamin F. - son, age 27
    9. Martha - daughter-in-law, age 19

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    Death Certificate: Salem Koonce
    Death Certificate: Salem Koonce
    Father: Stephen Koonce, b. Kenansville, Duplin County, NC
    Mother: Maria Koonce, b. Tuckahoe, Jones County, NC

    Headstones
    Salem Koonce Sr. is buried in Hayti Cemetery
    Salem Koonce Sr. is buried in Hayti Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Death Certificate.

    2. [S220] Spence, Laura Lee, Kay Becton Ogle, and Dennis E. Jones. Jones County Cemeteries: Jones County, North Carolina. Kinston, NC: Heritage Genealogical Society, 2005.
      has 9 Aug 1859 as birth date

    3. [S211] 1900 US Census.
      has Aug 1861 as birth date
      Jones County, Cypress Creek - District 59, Sheet 14A

    4. [S212] 1910 US Census.
      Jones County, Trenton - District 49, Sheet 12B

    5. [S215] 1920 US Census.
      Jones County, Trenton - District 48, Sheet 15B

    6. [S252] 1870 US Census.
      Jones County, Cypress Creek - page 39-40, Family #322 http://is.gd/dfJeE - name as enumerated looks like "Sylvia"

    7. [S253] 1880 US Census.
      Jones County, Cypress Creek - page 11, ED 78, Family #6 http://is.gd/dfJKW

    8. [S38] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com), http://is.gd/XSz..

    9. [S220] Spence, Laura Lee, Kay Becton Ogle, and Dennis E. Jones. Jones County Cemeteries: Jones County, North Carolina. Kinston, NC: Heritage Genealogical Society, 2005.