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Richard H. Koonce

Male 1844 - 1883


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  • Born  25 Jul 1844  Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1883  [1
    Person ID  I299  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2008 

    Father  James Wiley Benjamin Koonce,   b. 05 Mar 1814, Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1855 
    Mother  Mary Hawkins,   b. 1817,   d. 1891 
    Married  abt. 1834  Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F101  Group Sheet

    Family  Eliza King,   b. abt. 1851, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jan 1869  Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
    >1. Emma Lee Koonce,   b. 15 Feb 1871, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Richard Emmett Koonce,   b. 01 Jan 1873, Jones County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1947, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Ida May Koonce,   b. 15 Feb 1876, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1960
    >4. Addie Bertha Koonce,   b. abt. 1879, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Effie Mabel Koonce,   b. 1882,   d. 1950
    Last Modified  28 Feb 2009 
    Family ID  F102  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1850 Census: Wiley & Mary (Hawkins) Koonce
    1850 Census: Wiley & Mary (Hawkins) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 8 Oct 1850
    Location: Cypress Creek, Jones County, North Carolina

    #264
    1. Koonce, Wiley - age 35, real estate $200
    2. Mary - age 33
    3. Jane - age 12
    4. Elizabeth - age 9
    5. Susan - age 8
    6. Elijah - age 7
    7. Littleton - age 6
    8. Nancy - age 5
    9. John - age 4
    10. Rhoda - age 3
    11. Willey - age 1

    Note: think that Littleton is Richard H.

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    1860 Census: Mary Koonce
    1860 Census: Mary Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 11 Aug 1860
    Location: Tuckahoe, Jones County, North Carolina

    #322
    1. Koonce, Mary - age 44
    2. Susan - age 19
    3. Elijah - age 18
    4. Littleton H. -age 16
    5. Nancy - age 14
    6. Rhoda - age 11
    7. Richard - age 13
    8. Willie - age 10
    9. Hannah - age 9
    10. Mary - age 4

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    1870 Census: Richard H. & Eliza (King) Koonce
    1870 Census: Richard H. & Eliza (King) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 13 Jun 1870
    Page: 2
    Location: Beaver Creek, Jones County, North Carolina

    #10
    1. Koonce, R.H. - age 25
    2. Eliza - age 19

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    1880 Census: Richard H. & Eliza (King) Koonce
    1880 Census: Richard H. & Eliza (King) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 8 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 80
    Page: 11
    Location: Trenton, Jones County, North Carolina

    #106
    1. Koonce, Richard - age 36
    2. Eliza C. - wife, age 29
    3. Emmit - son, age 8
    4. Ider - daughter, age 5
    5. Adda - daughter, age 1

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  • Notes 
    • At 20 years old joined Company G 2nd Regiment of NC States Troops - mustered on April 11, 1862 - appointed colonel on April 17, 1863 - later enlisted in Company J 27th Regiment - transferred back to Company G 2nd Regiment November 5, 1863, captured at Mechanicsville, VA May 30 1864 and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland - Released from there June 30, 1865. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] Heritage of Lenoir County, North Carolina, Lenoir County Historical Association, 294.

    2. [S31] 30 Jun 2001 post by Toni Moody, http://genforum.genealogy.com/koonce/messages/318...

    3. [S23] Heritage of Lenoir County, North Carolina, Lenoir County Historical Association, 294.
      Married at her parents home.

    4. [S22] Gwynn, Zae Hargett. Abstracts of the Records of Jones County, North Carolina, 1779-1868: Volume I. Baltimore, Md: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co, 1998. http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49310, 957.
      at the residence of Emanuel King