Nettie Lou Koonce

18 June 1890–20 February 1973 (Age 82)
Panola, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Nettie Lou

When Nettie Lou Koonce was born on 18 June 1890, in Panola, Texas, United States, her father, James Carroll Koonce, was 24 and her mother, Ida Lou Moore, was 19. She married John Willey Miller on 1 April 1906, in Panola, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Panola, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Panola, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 February 1973, in Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Panola, Texas, United States.

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William Gillispie Ritter
Nettie Lou Koonce
Marriage: 14 September 1913
N Louise Ritter
Thelma Odean Ritter
Olyene Ritter
Willie Mae Ritter
Billie Dean Ritter
Gladys R Ritter

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 4
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 22
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (17)

  • Liddie Koonce in household of J C Koonce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nettie Miller in household of J W Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nettie Ritter in household of Willie Ritter, "United States Census, 1920"

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