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George Willard Koonce

Male 1840 - 1928


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  • Born  03 Jan 1840  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Sep 1928  Halltown, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Cause: rheumatism 
    Buried  13 Sep 1928  Bolivar, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID  I794  Koonce 2
    Last Modified  19 Mar 2009 

    Father  George Koonce,   b. 17 Apr 1818, Stubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1908, Halltown, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Emily Piles,   b. 13 Jul 1821, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Nov 1853, Halltown, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F269  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1860 Census: George & Emily (Brittain) Koonce
    1860 Census: George & Emily (Brittain) Koonce
    Enumeration Date: 20 Sep 1860
    Page: 218
    Location: Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia (Note: Became West Virginia in 1863)

    #1544
    1. Koonce, George - age 42, Town Constable, Real Estate $5400, Personal Estate $1000
    2. Bettie E. - age 23
    3. George W. - age 20, clerk
    4. Imogene F. - age 18
    5. Mary E. - age 16
    6. Alice R. - age 9

    Link to full image.
    Death Certificate: George Willard Koonce
    Death Certificate: George Willard Koonce
    Father: Geo Koonce
    Mother: Emily Pyles
    Informant: Howard Koonce
    Obituary: George Willard Koonce
    Obituary: George Willard Koonce
    Source: "West Virginia Man Dies at 88." Washington Post 12 Sept. 1928. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003. Ancestry.com. http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=50000

    Headstones
    Headstone: George Willard Koonce
    Headstone: George Willard Koonce
    Picture from Find A Grave - Memorial# 25518024

  • Notes 
    • one of the 1st rural mail carriers of Jefferson County

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Cosey, Ellen V.K. "Koonces of the Northeast." Koonce to Koonce Newsletter 1 (1994): 4-6.

    2. [S60] FindAGrave .
      Find A Grave Memorial# 25518024

    3. [S70] West Virginia Death Index, 1917-1958. http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx.

    4. [S82] "West Virginia Man Dies at 88." Washington Post 12 Sept. 1928. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003. Ancestry.com. http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=50000.