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Jesse Kornegay

Male 1890 - 1961


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  • Born  20 Aug 1890  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  04 Aug 1961  Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: strangulated hernia 
    Buried  08 Aug 1961  Grifton, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I3496  Main
    Last Modified  6 Mar 2009 

    Father  Benjamin Kornegay,   b. Mar 1863, Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1930, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Addie Joyner,   b. 1864, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1086  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Clyde Davis,   b. 1894, LaGrange, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 March 1929, Grifton, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1912  [3
    Children 
     1. Addie Bell Kornegay,   b. 13 Nov 1913, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993
    >2. Jessie Mae Kornegay,   b. 1914, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952
     3. Annie Lee Kornegay,   b. 08 Jun 1916, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980
    >4. Eva Mae Kornegay,   b. 05 Apr 1918, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Fannie Lou Kornegay,   b. 07 Aug 1919, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Joseph Kornegay,   b. 01 Mar 1921, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alice Kornegay,   b. 18 Feb 1923, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jessie Kornegay, Jr.,   b. 10 Jul 1924, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Robert Kornegay, Sr.,   b. 1924, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993
    >10. Marvin Alton Kornegay,   b. 06 Mar 1927, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1998
    >11. Johnny Ray Kornegay, Sr.,   b. 27 Feb 1929, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Lillie Mae Kornegay,   b. 1923,   d. 1923
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2009 
    Family ID  F1085  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Ina Estelle Strong Pierce,   b. 22 Oct 1906,   d. 1981 
    Children 
    >1. Cora Lee Kornegay,   b. 16 Sep 1932, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Georgia Allen Kornegay,   b. 12 Aug 1934, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994
    >3. Thomas Andrew Kornegay,   b. 19 Jan 1936, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Gennie Kornegay,   b. 27 Sep 1937, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2002
    >5. Linwood Earl Kornegay,   b. 15 Jan 1939, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Paul Bennie Kornegay,   b. 21 Mar 1940, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1993
    >7. Patricia Ann Kornegay,   b. 20 Jan 1942, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Chester Gray Kornegay,   b. 24 Apr 1943, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. G.A. Kornegay
     10. Elsie Marie Kornegay,   b. 30 Aug 1950, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. M. Kornegay
     12. M. Kornegay
    >13. W. Pierce
     14. F. Kornegay
    Last Modified  18 Dec 2009 
    Family ID  F1087  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 Census: Benjamin & Addie Kornegay
    1900 Census: Benjamin & Addie Kornegay
    Enumeration Date: 16 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 49
    Sheet: 4A
    Location: Township 8, Craven County, North Carolina

    #80
    1. Kornegay, Benjamin - Head, age 37, born Mar 1863, married 15 years
    2. Addie - wife, age 36, born in 1864, mother to 9 children and 8 still alive
    3. Alice - daughter, age 14, born Jun 1886
    4. Lorenzo - son, age 13, born Feb 1887
    5. Jennette - daughter, age 11, born Oct 1888
    6. Ella - daughter, age 7, born Jun 1892
    7. Pallilla - daughter, age 4, born Sep 1895
    8. John W. - son, age 3, Feb 1897
    9. Nancy - daughter, age 1, born Oct 1898

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    1910 Census: Benjamin and Addie Kornegay
    1910 Census: Benjamin and Addie Kornegay
    Enumeration Date: 25 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 59
    Sheet: 10A
    Location: Contnentnea Neck, Lenoir County, North Carolina

    #156
    1. Kornegay, Benjamin - Head, age 45, married 25 years
    2. Addie - wife, age 45, married 25 years, mother of 12 children and 10 still alive
    3. Nettie - daughter, age 22
    4. Jesse - son, age 19
    5. Ella - daughter, age 17
    6. Palilla - daughter, age 14
    7. John - son, age 13
    8. Nancy - daughter, age 11
    9. Benjamin - son, age 10
    10. Bertha - daughter, age 3

    #157
    1. Kornegay, Lorenzo - Head, age 24, 1st marriage, married 1 year
    2. Fannie - wife, age 17, 1st marriage, married 1 year

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    1920 Census: Jesse & Clyde Kornegay
    1920 Census: Jesse & Clyde Kornegay
    Enumeration Date: 6 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 54
    Sheet: 4B
    Location: Contentnea Neck, Lenoir County, North Carolina

    #63
    1. Kornegay, Jesse - Head, age 28
    2. Clyde - wife, age 26
    3. Addie B. - daughter, age 6
    4. Jessie M. - daughter, age 4
    5. ? L. - daughter, age 3
    6. Eve M. - daughter, age 1
    7. Fannie L. - daughter, age 4 months
    8. Davis, Bertha - sister, age 18
    9. Davis, John - brother, age 10

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    1930 Census: Jessie & Ana Kornegay
    1930 Census: Jessie & Ana Kornegay
    Enumeration Date: 11 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 2
    Sheet: 10B
    Location: Contentnea Neck, Lenoir County, North Carolina

    #182
    1. Kornegay, Jessie - Head, age 37, widowed
    2. Addie B. - daughter, age 16
    3. Jessie Mae - daughter, age 15
    4. Annie L. - daughter, age 13
    5. Eve M. - daughter, age 12
    6. Fannie L. - daughter, age 10
    7. Joe - son, age 9
    8. Alice - daughter, age 6
    9. Robert - son, age 5
    10. Marvin - son, age 3
    11. Johnnie R. - son, age 1
    12. Elbert - brother, age 27

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    Death Certificate: Jesse Kornegay
    Death Certificate: Jesse Kornegay
    Father: Benjamin Kornegay
    Mother: Addie Joyner
    Wife: Ina Pierce


  • Notes  Born:
    • death certificate says birth date is 18 Aug 1896, but 1900 census record suggest otherwise.

  • Sources 
    1. [S182] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S3] North Carolina Death Collection 1908-2004. Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S207] Kornegay, Elsie. Kornegay-Pierce-Davis Family History Book. 2003. [published for family reunion].