|Birth: ||Sep. 7, 1839|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1905|
Daughter of Barber and Elizabeth (Slater) Cone
She has 2 tombstones with two different months.
She married Green Knight born 1830, the son of Alexander and Saleta Knight. They were neighbors. They were married in 1855 and had a daughter named Sarah in 1856. Green died that year or the next.
She married 2nd
John Daniel McElveen ~ married April 14, 1858
On the Bulloch Co marriage record, she is listed as America A Knight. They had one daughter, Mary Jane McElveen, born in 1859.
On the 1860 census she, John and two daughters are in the home. He died in 1860 or 1861. His tombstone death of 1858 is incorrect.
Married 3rd., ...
Her father-in-law, Dr. William Emanuel McElveen ~ married 1861
She is not buried with him in the family cemetery. If she died at her daughter's home, they may have had trouble getting her to the family cemetery in time. hot days, no embalming, swollen creeks etc
Issue of Friday, January 20, 1905
Died - Yesterday at her home in Arcola, Mrs. America McElveen. She was the mother of Moses, P. R. and J. M. McElveen and the widow of Wm. McElveen. Burial at Lane's Church Cemetery.
Issue of Tuesday, January 24, 1905
Memoriam - Mrs. America McElveen, wife of Wm. E. McElveen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barber Cone, was born September 7, 1839 and died January 19, 1905, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. F. Floyd of Stilson. Her children are: Mrs. J. A. Warnock, Mrs. J. A. Bunce, Mrs. Dr. F. F. Floyd, Mr. P. R. McElveen, Mr. M. J. McElveen, Mr. Aaron McElveen, Mr. B. C. McElveen and Dr. J. M. McElveen, all of this county.
Barber Cone (1803 - 1886)
Elizabeth Slater Cone (1812 - 1855)
John McElveen (1833 - ____)
William Emanuel McElveen (1812 - 1880)
Paul Robert McElveen (1863 - 1945)*
Moses Jackson McElveen (1865 - 1925)*
Aaron Franklin McElveen (1867 - 1942)*
Georgia Ann McElveen Bunce (1870 - 1960)*
Barbour Cone McElveen (1872 - 1949)*
Martha Agnes McElveen Floyd (1874 - 1918)*
Jesse Morgan McElveen (1877 - 1958)*
William Barber Cone (1833 - 1841)*
Aaron Jackson Cone (1834 - 1906)*
John Slater Cone (1836 - 1862)*
Georgia Ann Cone Brewer (1838 - 1917)*
America Ann Cone McElveen (1839 - 1905)
Paul Robert Cone (1842 - 1862)*
Lanes Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Ronnie
Originally Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: Mar 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49045341