GONCE

Supplemental Information to "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol. 1"  © 1996, Judy Parsons  Smith , p. 70-71.

Rudolph Gonce

Rudolph Gonce , b. 1745, PA; d. 7 Oct 1790, Middleton, New Castle, De; m. 1768 to Polly McDade , b. ca. 1738, Middleton, New Castle, DE. 

Rudolph  & Polly (McDade) Gonce  had six (6) children:

1.       Isaac Gonce[i] , b. 26 Jul 1770, Middleton, New Castle, DE; d. 4 Dec 1854, Jackson, Alabama; bur. Old Baptist Cem, Jackson, Gonce, AL. (twin of Abraham)
2.      
Abraham Gonce , b. 26 Jul 1770, Middleton, New Castle , DE . (twin of Isaac)
3.      
Margaret Gonce , b. 15 Feb 1772, Hawkins Co, TN; d. 6 Apr 1841.
4.      
Lydia Gonce , b. 1771, Hawkins Co, TN; d. bef. 1850.
5.      
Mary Vance Gonce , b. 1774, Hawkins Co, TN.
6.      
Sarah Gonce , b. 1777, Hawkins Co, TN; d. aft. 1860.

Isaac Gonce

1.  Isaac Gonce, son of Rudolph  & Polly (McDade) Gonce , b. 26 Jul 1770, Middleton, New Castle, Delaware; m. 1796, Hawkins Co., TN to Frances “Frankie” Wilson, b. 8 Apr 1778.

Isaac Gonce is listed in the 1810 Hawkins Co., TN Tax List.  Isaac & Frankie Gonce moved to Jackson Co., Alabama after selling property in Hawkins County in 1820.

Isaac & Frances “Frankie” ( Wilson ) Gonce had ten (10) children:

1.1.        Elizabeth Gonce, b. 1798, Hawkins Co., TN; m. 1st to William Rogers; m 2nd to James B. Matthews.  
1.2.       
Randolph Gonce, b. 1800, Hawkins Co., TN; m. to Elizabeth Tally.  
1.3.       
Margaret Gonce, b. 1802, Hawkins Co., TN; m. to Anthony Stewart.  
1.4.       
Frances Gonce, b. 1804, Hawkins Co., TN; m. to Thomas Reid Shipp.  They moved to Texas .  
1.5.       
Ann Gonce, b. Hawkins Co., TN; m. to Robert McKinney.  
1.6.       
Sarah Gonce, b. Hawkins Co., TN; m. to Rowland Charles.  They moved to Missouri .  
1.7.       
Wilson Gonce, b. Hawkins Co., TN; m. to Malinda Rice.  They moved to Missouri .  
1.8.       
Mary “Polly” Gaunce, b. Hawkins Co., TN; m. to John R. Wilkerson.  
1.9.       
Lydia Gonce, m. to Benjamin Bledsoe Stewart.  
1.10.    
Kiziah Gonce, m. to John B. Rogers.

Abraham Gonce

2.  Abraham Gonce , son of Rudolph  & Polly (McDade) Gonce , b. 26 Jul 1770, Middleton, New Castle, Delaware; m. 1792 to Polly Vance , b. ca. 1774, Hawkins Co, TN.

Abraham  & Polly (Vance) Gonce  had three (3) children:

2.1.    Vance Gonce, b. 1802, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN; d. 1 May 1871, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN.
2.2.   
Abraham Gonce , b. ca. 1810, McMinn , Tennessee .  
2.3.   
John R Gonce, b. ca. 1810, McMinn , Tennessee .

Vance Gonce

2.1.  Vance Gonce, son of Abraham  & Polly (Vance) Gonce , b. 1802, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN; d. 1 May 1871, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN; m. 3 Feb 1824, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN to Martha "Patsy" Davis , daughter of Hezekiah  & Amelia "Milly" (Johnson) Davis , b. 1804, Choptack, Hawkins Co, TN; d. 1 May 1871. 

Vance  & Martha ( Davis ) Gonce  had ten (10) children:

2.1.1.         Abraham R. Gonce , b. 3 May 1829, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN; d. 4 Dec 1912, Taneyville, Christian, Missouri; bur. Dec. 1912, Taneyville, Christian, Missouri.
2.1.2.        
Elizabeth Gonce , b. 1822, Rogersville, Hawkins Co, TN; d. 1927, Hawkins , Tennessee .  
2.1.3.        
William Gonce , b. 1825, Taneyville , TN  
2.1.4.        
Hezekiah Davis Gonce , b. 1829, Clinch Valley , TN.  
2.1.5.        
Rudolph Gonce , b. 1831, Hawkins Co, TN.  
2.1.6.        
Louisa Jane Gonce , b. 1837, Hawkins Co, TN; d. Edison/Hawkins Co, TN[ii].  
2.1.7.        
Cinda Gonce , b. 1838, Hawkins Co, TN.  
2.1.8.        
Nancy Gonce , b. 1839, Hawkins Co, TN.  
2.1.9.        
Jefferson Gonce , b. 1840, TN.  
2.1.10.     
Malinda Gonce , b. 1841, TN.

Louisia Jane Gonce

2.1.6.  Louisia Jane Gonce, daughter of Vance  & Martha (Davis) Gonce , b. 1837, Hawkins Co, TN; d. Eidson, Hawkins Co, TN; m. 19 Jun 1862, Hawkins Co, TN to George Washington DeBord , b. ca. 1834, Hawkins Co, TN; d. Eidson, Hawkins Co, TN. 

George  Washington & Louisia Jane (Gonce) Debord  had three (3) children:

2.1.6.1.    G. W. Theodore DeBord , b. ca. 1855, Hawkins Co, TN.
2.1.6.2.   
Martha Ann DeBord , b. ca. 1857, Hawkins Co, TN.  
2.1.6.3.   
Susan Alice DeBord , b. ca. 1859, Hawkins Co, TN.  


[i] "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol. 1"  © 1996, Judy Parsons  Smith , p. 70
[ii]
Obituary found for Louisa Jane Gonce  DeBoard – 7/00 by Barbara Jean Parsons  Owens, a copy in her possession.