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Jonas A Clark


Last Update 8/19/2007

Jonas A CLARK was born1 on 4 Aug 1843 in NC. He died on 12 Sep 1926 in Madison Co, NC. He was buried in Peek Cemetery, Madison Co, NC. Jonas was the son of Love Clark and Rebecca Allman.

Jonas' Death Certificate.


Jonas married (1) Flora C RAMSEY daughter of Thomas RAMSEY and Elizabeth PONDER on 10 Mar 1866 in Madison Co, NC. Flora was born2 on 10 Mar 1841 in NC. She died on 2 Dec 1911 in Madison Co, NC. She was buried in Peek Cemetery, Madison Co, NC.





Jonas and Flora had the following children:

1. F. Addie Clark born 2 May 1881 and died 4 Dec 1964, Forsyth Co, NC. Married S. T. Ramsey.

Addie's Death Certificate.


+ 2 F i. Delona CLARK was born in 1869. She died on 15 Jan 1896.

3 F ii. Laura Ellen CLARK was born3 in 1866 and died 26 Mar 1936.

Laura's Death Certificate.


+ 4 M iii. Lewis Henry CLARK born 4 Mar 1873 and died 9 Nov 1952. Married Addie Merrell.

Lewis' Death Certificate.

5 F iv. Julia CLARK was born4 in 1873 in NC.

6 M v. Benjamin CLARK was born5 in 1875 in NC.

7 F vi. Cora CLARK was born6 in 1878 in NC.



Jonas married (2) Margaret. Margaret was born in 1866 in NC.





Sources


1. 1900 Census.Madison Co, Grapevine Twp. Living Madion Co, NC Bull Creek Twp, 1880.
2. 1900 Census.Madison Co, NC Grapevine Twp.
3. 1880 Census.Madison Co, NC Bull Creek Twp.
4. 1880 Census.Bull Creek Twp, Madison Co, NC.
5. 1880 Census.Bull Creek Twp, Madison Co, NC.
6. 1880 Census.Bull Creek Twp, Madison Co, NC.
7. North Carolina Death Certificate's.


Second Generation


2. Leona (Delona) CLARK (Jonas A) was born1 in 1869 in NC. She died on 15 Jan 1896 in Madison Co, NC.

Delona married Zebulon Vance AMMONS son of Allen AMMONS and Matilda KEITH on 26 Oct 1884 in 3 Township Madison Co, NC. Zebulon was born2 in Nov 1861 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 8 Oct 1929 in Spartanburg SC. He was buried in Oct 1929 in Glendale Spartanburg SC.



They had the following children:

+8 F i. Claudia Beril AMMONS was born on 20 May 1894. She died on 12 Jul 1966.

+9 F ii. Dora Bell AMMONS was born on 6 Sep 1886. She died on 22 Jun 1939.

10 M iii. Thomas T AMMONS was born on 16 Jul 1888 in Madison Co, North Carolina. Thomas married Carrie. Carrie was born in 1892 in Madison Co, NC.

11 M iv. Lattie Wells AMMONS was born on 16 Oct 1889 in Madison Co, North Carolina.

12 F v. Minnie Mae AMMONS was born on 28 May 1892 in Madison Co, North Carolina. She died on 13 Jul 1976 in Hendersonville, Henderson, NC. She was buried on 15 Jul 1976 in Hendersonville, Henderson, NC. Minnie married Odes Pinkney SHACKELFORD on 18 Jun 1916.

13 M vi. Pender AMMONS was born on 5 Jan 1896 in Madison Co, North Carolina. Pender married Jerelee MERRELL on 25 Dec 1920.

4. Lewis CLARK (Jonas A) was born3 in Mar 1872 in NC. Lewis married4 Addie in 1895. Addie was born5 in Feb 1877 in NC.

They had the following children:

14 F i. Maye CLARK was born6 in Mar 1896 in NC.

15 M ii. Ernest CLARK was born7 in Sep 1899 in NC.

16 M iii. Hardy CLARK was born on 18 Mar 1908 in NC. He died8 in Feb 1970 in NC. 237-18-8332

17 M iv. Velt CLARK was born9 on 3 Oct 1911 in NC. He died in Nov 1995 in Madison Co, NC.


5. Julia Clark married James Allen Ammons son of Hiram D Ammons and Elizabeth Holcombe.

Julia and James had the following children:

5A Gerthie Lee Ammons born Dec 1890 married Henry C Cody. Gerthie died 31 Jan 1947.

Gerthie's Death Certificate.


5B Andrew Joe Ammons born 28 Feb 1895. Married Mary Ingle. Andrew died 29 Dec 1978.

5C Avania Ammons born Aug 1896. Married Arthur Ramsey. Avania died 1980.

5D John Ralph Ammons. John married Sarah Ingle. John died 4 Jul 1962.

John's Death Certificate.


5E Baccheus Vernon Ammons born 31 May 1898. Baccheus married Georgia Lee Solesbee. Baccheus died Dec 1971.

Baccheus' Death Certificate.

5F Quillen Ammons born 19 May 1902. Quillen married Dessie Mace. Quillen was a Minister. Quillen and Dessie are buried in Clark cemetery on the left side of the road on a ridge, grapevine rd, Madison Co, NC. (I took this photo on 8/18/2007.)

5G James Carl Ammons born 25 Dec 1905 and died 1 May 1957.

James' Death Certificate.

Sources:

1. 1900 Census.
2. 1900 Census, T623 Roll 1205 Page 26.Sheet B.
3. 1880 Census.Bull Creek Twp, Madison Co, NC.
4. 1900 Census.Grapevine Twp, Madison Co, NC.
5. 1900 Census.Grapevine Twp, Madison Co, NC.
6. 1900 Census.Grapevine Twp, Madison Co, NC.
7. 1900 Census.Grapevine Twp, Madison Co, NC.
8. Social Security Death Index, 237-18-8332.
9. Social Security Death Index, 238-24-3177.

Third Generation

8. Claudia Beril AMMONS (Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born on 20 May 1894 in Marshall, Madison Co, NC. She died1 on 12 Jul 1966 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Acute coronary occulsion. She was buried on 14 Jul 1966 in West Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC.



Claudia married Leroy GOSNELL son of George Henderson GOSNELL and Tennesse "Tennie" NORTON before 1917 in Madison Co, NC. Leroy was born on 19 Nov 1895 in Madison Co, NC. He died2 on 25 Mar 1967 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried on 26 Mar 1967 in West Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC. Leroy and Claudia Beril Ammons Gosnell moved to Buncombe Co from Madison Co, NC in 1922. 242-18-1330




Leroy and Claudia had the following children:

+18 M i. Pender Henderson GOSNELL was born on 20 Nov 1917. He died on 8 Oct 1984.

+19 M ii. Howard Edward GOSNELL was born in 1919.

+20 Miii. Herman Wells GOSNELL was born on 24 Apr 1922. He died on 26 Dec 1981.

+21 F iv. Geneva Evelyn GOSNELL was born in 1926.

+22 M v. Harley Lee GOSNELL was born on 17 Jun 1929.

+23 F vi. Leona Dallene GOSNELL was born in 1935.

+24 M vii. Vance Carbon GOSNELL was born in 1937.

9. Dora Bell AMMONS (Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born on 6 Sep 1886 in Bee Tree Section, Madison Co, NC. She died on 22 Jun 1939 in Fountain Inn, Greenville, SC. She was buried on 24 Jun 1939 in Fountain Inn, Greenville, SC.


Dora married Sameul Andrew ESTEPP son of James Harold ESTEPP and Mary Jane HENSLEY on 10 Jun 1901. Sameul was born on 10 Mar 1881 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 22 Sep 1938 in Fountain Inn, Greenville, SC.



They had the following children:

25 F i. Ethel Estell ESTEPP was born on 19 Jul 1903 in Valley Falls, Spartanburg, SC. She died on 3 Apr 1904 in SC.

26 M ii. William Dewey ESTEPP was born on 16 Jul 1905 in Valley Falls, Spartanburg, SC. He died on 21 Apr 1965 in Spartanburg, SC. He was buried on 23 Apr 1965 in Spartanburg, SC.

27 F iii. Iler ESTEPP was born on 2 Dec 1906 in Spartanburg, SC. She died on 12 Apr 1907 in SC.

28 M iv. Troy James ESTEPP was born on 27 Sep 1913 in Fountain Inn, Greenville, SC. He died on 7 Jul 1974.

29 M v. George Henry ESTEPP was born on 20 Jun 1921 in Crecent, Greenville, SC. He died on 28 Oct 1974.


1. Death Certificate, 1031.
2. Death Certificate, 460.

Fourth Generation

18. Pender Henderson GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born on 20 Nov 1917 in Madison Co, NC. He died1 on 8 Oct 1984 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Congestive heart failure. He was buried on 10 Oct 1984 in West Memioral Park, Asheville, NC. 238-22-1097

Pender married (1) Jesse CHANDLER.


Pender married (2) Mary Edna PARTON. Mary was born on 19 Aug 1929 in GA. She died in Jan 1983 in Buncombe Co, NC. Cremated


Pender and Mary had the following children:

30 F i. Barbara GOSNELL.

31 M ii. James E GOSNELL. In Oct 1984 James lived at Warrens Creek Rd. Candler, NC 28715


32 F iii. Patricia GOSNELL. Patricia had a son Paul Gosnell that was raised by her aunt and uncle Everett and Geneva Roberts and the son of Everett.


33 F iv. Wanda GOSNELL.

19. 99. Howard Edward Gosnell (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) born 16 Jan 1919, Madison Co, NC. Died 16 Sep 2005, Buncombe Co, NC. Buried Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe Co, NC. Howard married Living Hensley in 1943.

Howard and Mary Gosnell came to visit my husband (Dwayne Gosnell) 05-30-2004. Howard is 85 and Mary is 80 years old. They drove down from Asheville to visit Howard's brother Harley Gosnell in Hickory and then came to Newton NC. Howard talked about being in the CC Camp in Newton, NC.



Civilan Conservation Corp.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public works program that put over three million young men and adults to work during the Great Depression of the 1930's and 1940's in the United States.



SCS-15
3415
7/17/1935
Newton
Newton
Little .5 mi. SW

As far as I can tell from Howard's talk the CC camp was located near the old hospital in Newton. He said they walked to town to go see a movie. The CC camp in Newton was during 1935.


Howard and Mary are very lively and active at their age. They talked about mowing grass at the mobile home park they own in Asheville and Mary still works 10 hrs per day at Mills Manufactering (parachute plant).




Howard married Mary HENSLEY.


Howard and Mary had the following child:

34 F i. Joanne GOSNELL. Joanne married Reed.

20. Herman Wells GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born on 24 Apr 1922 in Madison Co, NC. He died2 on 26 Dec 1981 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Cardiopulmonary arrest, congestive heart failure. He was buried on 29 Dec 1981 in West Memioral Park, Asheville, NC. 237-34-4759


Herman married Letha Ollie KING . Letha was born on 4 Jun 1919 in NC. She died on 10 May 1981 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:

35 M i. David GOSNELL. In Dec 1981 David lived at Rt.1 Box 77, Asheville, NC.


36 F ii. Diane GOSNELL.

21. Geneva Evelyn GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born in 1926 in Buncombe Co, NC. Geneva married Everett ROBERTS.

They had the following children:

37 F i. Debbie ROBERTS.
38 F ii. Linda ROBERTS.

39 M iii. Everett ROBERTS Jr.

40 M iv. Paul ROBERTS.
Paul is the Biological son of (#32)Patricia Gosnell and Everett Roberts.


22. Harley Lee GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born on 17 Jun 1929 in Buncombe Co, NC. Harley served in the US Army. He was in the Korean war between 1950 and 1951. He was in the 8th Army, 24th Divison.


Harley married Shirley Ann BANKS daughter of Gaither Berry BANKS and Pauline Helen ISRAEL on 7 Aug 1951 in Buncombe Co, NC. Shirley was born on 13 Mar 1936 in Buncombe Co, NC.

23. Leona Dallene GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born in 1935 in Buncombe Co, NC. Leona married Gene SUMNER.


24. Vance Carbon GOSNELL (Claudia Beril AMMONS, Delona CLARK, Jonas A) was born in 1937 in Buncombe Co, NC. Vance married Mary ELLEN.


5F Quillen Ammons born 19 May 1902. Quillen married Dessie Mace. Quillen was a Minister. Quillen and Dessie are buried in Clark cemetery off of grapevine road on a ridge, before Grapevine Missionary Baptist Church, Madison Co, NC. (I took this photo on 8/18/2007.)

Quillen and Dessie had the following children:

5FA Ovie Ammons born 27 Jan 1926 and died 29 Sept 2000. Buried Clark Cemetery, Grapevine Rd, Madison Co, NC.
5FB Nobie Geneva Ammons died 11 Oct 2006. Buried Clark Cemetery, Grapevine Rd, Madison Co, NC.
5FC Gertrude Ammons.
5FD Doris Ammons.
5FE Betty Ammons.
5FF Paul Ammons.
Sources

1. Death Certificate, 001886.
2. Death Certificate, 2280.


Ancestors chart showing relationship to my husband
A J Clark
Jonas A Clark
Delona Clark
Claudia Beril Ammons
Living Gosnell
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