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 America Ann <I>Cone</I> McElveen

America Ann Cone McElveen

Death 19 Jan 1905
Burial Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 49045341 · View Source
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Daughter of Barber and Elizabeth (Slater) Cone
She has 2 tombstones with two different months.

Married 1st
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

Statesboro News
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.

Statesboro News
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.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 49045341
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for America Ann Cone McElveen (7 Sep 1839–19 Jan 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49045341, citing Lanes Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Brooklet, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Ronnie (contributor 47608419) .