Captain John Quince Koonce Jr

17 November 1754–28 March 1808 (Age 53)
Craven, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of John Quince

When Captain John Quince Koonce Jr was born on 17 November 1754, in Craven, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, John Quince Koonce Sr., was 27 and his mother, Catherine Catron McQuillen, was 24. He married Elizabeth Noe about 1777, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1790 and Jones, North Carolina, United States in 1800. He died on 28 March 1808, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Captain John Quince Koonce Jr
1754–1808
Elizabeth Noe
1757–1820
Marriage: about 1777
Richard Koonce
1771–1830
John Koonce Sr.
1772–1845
John Quince Koonce III
1778–
Margaret Coontz
1778–
James H. Koonce
1782–1816
Retus Koonce
1782–1816
George Koonce
1790–1847
E Retus Koonce
1791–1847
George Koonce
1792–1863
Redding Koonce
1794–
John Koonce
1796–
Wright Koonce
1798–1858
Asenith Koonce
1786–1881
Areena Koonce
1786–
Henry Koonce
1793–1867
Argant Koonce
1800–1870
William Koonce
1802–1847

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1777
North Carolina, United States
children

(17)

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 13

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1779

Age 25

The county was formed in 1779 from the southwestern part of Craven County. It was named for Willie Jones,[3] a planter, slaveholder, Revolutionary leader and president of the North Carolina Committee of Safety during the war. He opposed state ratification of the United States Constitution. The rural Low Country county was originally developed for plantations, which were dependent on the labor of enslaved African Americans.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kuntz or Dutch Koens, a patronymic from Koen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

John Koonce Sr

!NOTE: The father of John Koonce, Sr., is not known. Since he was born inVirginia, and since his age is near the age of Margaret Koonce, born in Virginia, he is listed as her brother. This idea is …

Sources (3)

  • John Koonce Jr, "United States Census, 1800"
  • John Coonse, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Koonce Land Records

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