Lettice Tishey Koonce

about 1761–about 1792 (Age 31)
Jones, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lettice Tishey

When Lettice Tishey Koonce was born about 1761, in Jones, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Quince Koonce Sr., was 34 and her mother, Catherine Catron McQuillen, was 31. She married Brown. She died about 1792, at the age of 31.

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Age 15

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

Age 15

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 20

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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  • Last will and Testament of John Koonce 1727-1791
  • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)

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