William Samuel Clontz
Born Apr 4, 1793 Mecklenburg Co. NC
Died Jan 6, 1873 Burke Co. NC

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Mary (Polly) Clark

m. 1822?

b. 1801?
Burke Co. NC
d. 1880?
Caldwell Co. NC
Evan (Eva) A

b. 1826?
d. Mar 10, 1906
Burke Co. NC
Susan A

b. 1829?

d. 1910
William Alphonso

b. Mar 30, 1832

d. Feb 19, 1924
Jeremiah (Jerry)

b. 1834?
Morganton, Burke Co. NC
d. by 1870
Samuel Millroy

b. Nov 8, 1836


b. 1838?

John Nero

b. Jan 1839

d. 1921
Jones (Jonas)

b. 1842?

d. Jun 14, 1865
Union prison, Newport News VA
William was a farmer and lived in Burke Co near Chesterfield NC. (see History of Chesterfield).
William is listed as Wm Clonts in the 1850 Burke County Census as a farmer, 57 years old in Sep 1850. His wife Mary's age is given as 49, and sons Alphonso (age 18) and Jeremiah (age 16) are listed as farmers.
Daughter Eva married James Murphy Kincaid (1819-1897), who in 1843 had previously married Mary Isabella Kincaid (1817-1864), daughter of William Winfield Kincaid. Eva had no children.
Son William Alphonso (Fonso) married Nancy Abernethy Kincaid, daughter of William Winfield Kincaid.
Alphonso and wife Nancy are buried at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesterfield, NC. Tombstones.
Son Samuel enlisted at the age of 24 on Oct 7, 1861 in CSA as Pvt. Company F in 41st Regiment Cavalry for 12 months. Son Jonas was CSA Pvt. Company B NC 11th Infantry, when captured at Richmond Apr 3, 1865. Imprisoned at Libby until transfered to Newport News where he died of "debilitas" May 23, 1865.
William is buried at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesterfield. Tombstone at the Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesterfield, NC. The tombstone gives age at death 79 years, 9 mos., 2 days.
Burke County NC, Census 1850.
Clonts, T.L. The Clonts Family, Oviedo FL 1988; also on microfilm: Salt Lake City, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990.
Littlejohn's Cemetery, Caldwell Co., NC.
Tombstones, Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery, Chesterfield, Burke Co. NC.