Amanda Jane Koonce

14 April 1844–2 December 1912 (Age 68)
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda Jane

When Amanda Jane Koonce was born on 14 April 1844, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, William R. Koonce, was 31 and her mother, Salena Faires Lena Roach, was 23. She married Charles Smoot Weems Paulk in 1865, in Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 11 Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died on 2 December 1912, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Central Heights, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Smoot Weems Paulk
Amanda Jane Koonce
Marriage: 1865
Pamphelia Paulk
Margaret Emma Paulk
Jonathan William Paulk
George Franklin Paulk
Salina Annie Josephine Paulk
Edna Bell Paulk
Guy Johnson Paulk
Infant Daugther Paulk

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World Events (8)

Age 2
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
Age 5
The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
Age 19
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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Sources (6)

  • Amanda Koonce in household of Wm Koonce, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Paulk in household of Charles W Paulk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs. C S W Poulk, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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