Captain John Quince Koonce Jr

about 1755–28 March 1808 (Age 53)
Craven, Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of John Quince

When Captain John Quince Koonce Jr was born about 1755, in Craven, 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 14 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.

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Family Time Line

Captain John Quince Koonce Jr
1755–1808
Elizabeth Noe
1757–1820
Marriage: about 1777
Richard Koonce
1771–1830
John Koonce
1772–1816
John Quince Koonce III
1778–
James H. Koonce
1782–1816
Retus Koonce
1782–1816
(Son) Koonce
1784–
George Koonce
1790–1847
E Retus Koonce
1791–1847
Redding Koonce
1794–
John Koonce
1796–
Wright Koonce
1798–1858
Asenith Koonce
1786–1881
Areena Koonce
1786–
George Koonce
1792–1863
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 (6)

1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 21

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 31

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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