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 28 and his mother, Catherine Catron McQuillen, was 25. He married Elizabeth Noe about 1777, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 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.
Americanized form of German Kuntz or Kuhns .
Americanized form of Dutch Koens, a patronymic from Koen .
!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 …