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Benjamin Franklin Koonce

Male 1894 - 1946


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  • Born  13 Oct 1894  Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Oct 1946  Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  29 Oct 1946  Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID  I2538  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2010 

    Father  Salem Koonce,   b. 20 Aug 1858, Kenansville, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1924, Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lizzie Brown,   b. Jun 1868, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1895 
    Married  abt. 1886 
    Family ID  F786  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha Ann Strayhorn,   b. 11 Feb 1901, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1970, Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1919  [6
    Children 
     1. M.E. Koonce
     2. B. Koonce
     3. F. Koonce
     4. Esley R. Koonce,   b. 10 May 1925, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1977
     5. L.M. Koonce
     6. L. Koonce
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2010 
    Family ID  F788  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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    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Death Certificate: Ben Franklin Koonce
    Death Certificate: Ben Franklin Koonce
    Father: Salem Koonce
    Mother: Lizzie Brown
    Spouse: Martha Ann Koonce

    Headstones
    Benjamin Franklin Koonce is buried in Hayti Cemetery
    Benjamin Franklin Koonce 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.

    3. [S211] 1900 US Census.
      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. [S217] 1930 US Census.
      Jones County, Trenton - District 7, Sheet 1A