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William Courtney[1]

Male 1821 -

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  • Birth  3 Apr 1821  Harford County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1827  Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1841  Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation  1841-1858 Saddler; 1858-1875 Photographer  [2
    Biography  W. J. Courtney Biographical SketchCaldwell's ATLAS of Holmes Colorado. Ohio, Published 1875 by J.A. Caldwell of Condit, Ohio.The subject of this brief sketch is a native of Harford County, Md. He was born April 3d, 1821, and was the fifth son of Edward and Casandra Courtney, both natives of Harford County, Md. His grandparents were all natives of England. Heemigrated with his parents to Ohio in 1827. They located in Stark County, where all around was one vast wilderness, nine miles south of what is now known as Alliance. He remained with his parents on the farm until the fall of 1841, when herepaired to Millersburg for the purpose of learning a trade. He engaged with J.G. Houk as an apprenticed saddler for two years, continuing for three years after as a journeyman, whereupon he purchased the entire establishment, at which businesshe continued till 1858, when he began photography, to which he still adheres. He was united in marriage to Miss Hannah M. Shaw, who was born in Millersburg, O., May 3d, 1829, on the 3d day of June, 1847. They have reared a family of ninechildren, five of whom are still living; two are married and live in Holmes County: Oellaw E. to Mr. J.M. Appleton, Howard W. to Maria L. Authenridge; three remain at home. Mr. and Mrs. Courtney are faithful members of the Disciple Church atMillersbug, O. Mr. Courtney has been a strong supporter of the religious and educational interests of his county.  [2
    Person ID  I2243  Sanders
    Last Modified  5 Feb 2009 

    Father  Edward Courtney 
    Mother  Casandra 
    Family ID  F3009  Group Sheet

    Family  Hannah Margaret Shaw,   b. 3 May 1829, Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Jun 1847  [2
    Children 
     1. Oellaw E. Courtney
     2. Courtney
     3. Courtney
     4. Courtney
     5. Courtney,   d. Bef 1875
     6. Courtney,   d. Bef 1875
     7. Courtney,   d. Bef 1875
     8. Courtney,   d. Bef 1875
    >9. Howard William Courtney,   b. 25 Sep 1848, Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1930, Tingley, Ringgold County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2918  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S632] Death Certificate - Courtney_Howard.

    2. [S630] Family History, David & Ellen Sherman-Hayes (TBD).