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Vance Gonce

Male 1802 - 1871  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Vance Gonce 
    Born ca 1802  Rogersville, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Circuit Court 27 Dec 1828  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph McCullough v. Vance Gonce) By consent of the Parties this cause is referred to the arbitration of Jacob Manis and Robert W. Gillenwaters and their award returned into this Court to be the judgment of the Court. Whereupon the said arbitrators returned their award in the following words and figures,to-wit: We, the undersigned, being chosen to settle and determine a matter of controversey pending in the County Court wherein Joseph McCulough is Plantiff and Vance Gonce is defendant and the parties appeared and the witness examined as well on behalf of the Defendant as the Plantiff and the matter being fully understood by us we find and award that the defendant is not guilty as in manner and form he is charged and the Plaintiff pay all costs that are gien under our hands and seals August 27th, 1828. R. W. Gillemwaters, Jacob "X" Manis his mark. 
    • (1) Tennessee. Hawkins County, Circuit Court Records. Nov 1827 - Aug 1828, p 483. (2) Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., ed. Hawkins County, Tennessee, Circuit Court Minutes 1822-1825 and Fragments for the Period Nov 1827-Aug 1828 (Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1983), 27.
    Census 1830  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    p 71. 
    1830 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, Sheet 71
    1830 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, Sheet 71
    --Vance Gonce--free white males under 5: 1, free white males 5-9: 1, free white males 20-29: 1, free white females under 5: 2, free white females 20-29: 1, free white persons under 20: 4, free white persons 20-49: 2, Total free white persons: 6; Total all persons: 6.
    Census 1840  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Division allotted to Henry Watterson, p 47. 
    1840 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, Sheet 47
    1840 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, Sheet 47
    --Vance Gonce--Free white males under 5: 1, Free white males 5-9: 1, Free white males 10-14: 2, Free white males 30-39: 1, Free white females under 5: 3, Free white females 5-9: 2, Free white females 10-14: 1, Free white females 30-39: 1, Persons employed in Agriculture: 2; No. white persons over 20 who cannot read and write: 1; Free white persons under 20: 10, Free white persons 20-49: 2, Total free white persons: 12.
    Census 1850  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    District 3, p 320B, dwelling/family 68/68, farmer, real estate value $1000, b. Tennessee; enumerated 31 Nov 1850 by R. T. Kyle. 
    1850 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, District #3, Sheet 320B
    1850 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, District #3, Sheet 320B
    Gonce, Vance........47...head
    _____, Martha.......45...wife
    _____, William......23...son
    _____, Hezekiah.....21...son
    _____, Jane.........17...daughter
    _____, Martha.......14...daughter
    _____, Nancy........11...daughter
    _____, Jefferson....10...son
    _____, Milly........ 9...daughter
    _____, Lucinda...... 8...daughter
    Census 1860  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    District 2, Lee Valley PO, Dist 2, p 115 [stamped 15] dwelling/family 762/749, farmer, real estate value $3000, personal property value $647; b. Tennessee; enumerated 7 Jul 1860 by Montgomery Williams. 
    1860 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, District 2, Sheet 115
    1860 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, District 2, Sheet 115
    762/749 Gonce, Vance...56...head
    _____, Martha.......54...wife
    _____, Jane.........22...daughter
    _____, Jefferson....21...son
    _____, Milla........19...daughter
    _____, Lucinda......17...daughter
    763/750 Gonce, William...34...head
    _____, Catherine....24...wife
    _____, Emily........ 6...daughter
    _____, Pleasant..... 3...daughter
    _____, Harvey.......5/12...son
    Census 1870  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    District 2, Lee Valley PO, p 15 [stamped 22A], farmer, real estate value $2500, personal property value $500, b. Tennessee, enumerated 14 Jul 1870 by William M. P_____. 
    1870 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, District 2, Sheet 15 [stamped 22A]
    1870 Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, District 2, Sheet 15 [stamped 22A]
    97/97 Gonce, Vance.....68...head
    _____, Martha....66...wife
    _____, Abraham... 7...
    98/98 Manis, Pleasant...21...head
    _____, Nancy.....30...head
    _____, Lena......10...step-daughter
    _____, Gilbert... 8...step-son
    _____, Nancy J... 3...daughter
    _____, Lucinda...2/12...daughter
    99/99 Gonce, William...45...head
    _____, Viena......30...head
    _____, Emily......14...daughter
    _____, Pleasant...12...son
    _____, Harvey.....10...son
    _____, William.... 6...son
    _____, Jefferson.. 4...son
    _____, Amos....... 3...son
    _____, Hezekiah...9/12...son
    Died 1 May 1871  Rogersville, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Gonce Cemetery, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11036  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 May 2021 

    Father Abraham Gonce, Sr.,   b. 26 Jul 1770, New Castle Co, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1853, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Vance,   b. ca 1770, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1850, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married ca 1792  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Davis,   b. ca 1804, Choptack, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1871, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1824  Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Bondsman John Mendenhall and J. Mitchell, officiating, 8 Jun 1824. Tennessee. Records of Hawkins County: Marriage Records, Vol 1, 1820-1846 (Nashville: Work's Progress Administration, 1938), 2. [Hawkins County Marriage Book 1-27, license dated 3 Feb 1824] (2) Bryon & Barbara Sistler. Early Middle Tennessee Marriages, Vol 1: Grooms (Nashville: Bryon & Associates, Inc, 1988), 138. (2) Hawkins, Co, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1789-1866 (Rogersville, TN: Hawkins County Genealogical & Historical Society, 1993), 3. Reprint, 2005, p 19.
    Children 
    +1. William Davis Gonce,   b. ca 1825, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1877, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. Margaret Gonce,   b. ca 1826, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1900, Hancock Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     3. Hezekiah Davis Gonce,   b. ca 1828, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1878  (Age ~ 51 years)
     4. Abraham Rudolph Gonce,   b. 3 May 1829, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1912, Taney Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Elizabeth Gonce,   b. ca 1832, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1927, Lee Valley, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years)
     6. Louisa Jane Gonce,   b. 1 Mar 1834, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1912, Eidson, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Martha Gonce,   b. ca 1836, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1880, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     8. Nancy Gonce,   b. ca 1839, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1919, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     9. Jefferson Gonce,   b. ca 1840, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Malinda Gonce,   b. ca 1841, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1875, Johnson Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     11. Lucinda Gonce,   b. Mar 1843, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1905, Hawkins Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F4379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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