Courty Family Genealogy

Courty Family

This page is dedicated to the Courty family. Charles Henry Courty was my father. The family tree I have so far is:


1 Pierre COURTY dit ACRES b. 1/5/1819 Ile-de-France, Paris, France d. 3/3/1877 Rimbert-lez-Auchel, Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: gw.geneanet.org.
Pierre was a former resident of the Hospices de Paris. Source: gw.geneanet.org.
+ Constance NEF b. 5/15/1824 Anzin, Hauts-de-France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. after 9/11/1882
Child of Pierre and Constance:
2 Arthur COURTY b. abt. 1857. Source: gw.geneanet.org.
+ Adelaide Francoise Josephe PLOMION b. 3/10/1809 Lebucquiere, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-Calais, France d. 4/20/1890 Auberchicourt, Hauts-de-France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Pierre and Adelaide were married on 6/9/1847 in Auberchicourt, Douai, Aniche, Nord, France. Source: Auberchicourt - Marriage (1788 - 1923) - 2 185 Records Relevés des actes de mariages et divorces
2 Louis Joseph COURTY b. 4/27/1842 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France or Raismes, Nord, France. d. 3/11/1914 Colfax, Jasper, IA, USA. Sources: Louis Courtey, Iowa County Death Records 1880-1992, Find A Grave Index
+ Leonie (Leona, Leonia, Leonay) Adolphine CARLIER (or CARRIER) b. 7/24/1846 Anzin, Nord, France. Source: , Ancestorseekers research, Henri Courty/Adele Petit Application for Marriage License, Cambria County, PA d. 8/1/1927 Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN, USA. Buried 8/4/1927 Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN, USA.
Father=Adolph Carey Source: Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
Leonie was a Factory Girl (Source: farouk1, Geneanet.org)
Leonie immigrated to the United States on 6/24/1887.
Louis and Leona were married on 10/7/1865 in Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, France.
Louis Courty in entry for Henri Courty and Ida Or Ada Haga Or Hague, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950
Louis Courty in entry for Leon Courty and Victoria Ledent, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1990
Based on the above facts, I believe that Henri and Leon, sons of Louis and Leona, are brothers. Confirmed by Ancestorseekers research.
1910 Census: Colfax Ward 2,Jasper, IA. (Louis and Leona). Louis is a Coal Miner. Residence on Front Street. Leona had 12 children, 5 are living.
Louis immigrated to the US on 9/27/1883. Source: FamilySearch.org, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891
3 Leon COURTY b. 4/19/1863 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 5/27/1863 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: Ancestorseekers research.
3 Leonie COURTY b. 5/11/1864 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 2/23/1939 Huntsville, MO
+ John Charles THIVEL b. 12/23/1860 Paris, France d. 3/2/1930 Moberly, MO
Leonie and John were married in 1882 in the USA.
1910 Census: Nineveh, Adair, MO
1920 Census: Kirksville, Adair, MO
3 Leon COURTY b. 8/8/1866 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 4/10/1942 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
+ Victoria LEDENT/LEDIN b.1876 France d. 1971 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
Leon and Victoria were married in Hastings, Cambria, PA, USA on 7/23/1892. Source: FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950
Leon, Victoria, and their children are found in the 1900 Census in Nineveh, Adair, MO, USA. Source: FamilySearch.org.
Leon and Victoria are found in the 1910, 1920, and 1930 Censuses in Windsor, Henry, MO, USA.
Leon and Victoria are found in the 1940 Census at 600 West Benton, Windsor, Henry, MO, USA.
Leon's death certificate lists his parents as Louis Courty and Leona Carrier.
4 Louis A COURTY b. 10/12/1894 Cincinnati, Appanoose, IA d. 7/17/1967 Henry County, MO Source: United States Social Security Death Index
+ Opal K BOWEN b. 3/7/1895 MO d. 7/16/1967
Louis is found in the 1900 and 1910 Censuses in Nineveh, Adair, MO, USA. Source: FamilySearch.org
Opal is found in the 1900 Census living with her parents in Green Ridge Township, Pettis, MO, USA. Source: FamilySearch.org
Louis and Opal are found in the 1940 Census in Windsor, Henry, MO, USA. Louis's occupation is Pit Boss, Steam Shovel.
Louis and Opal were killed in a car accident. Source: Obituaries from the Sedalia Democrat
4 Leonard R COURTY b. 3/6/1897 Ardmore, Macon, MO, USA d. 3/14/1969 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA
+ Georgania DELABY b. 10/5/1899 PA, USA d. 4/3/2001 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA
Leonard and Georgania are found in the 1940 Census in Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA. Leonard's occupation is Electrical Supplies Merchant.
5 Leonard L COURTY b. 11/20/1924 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA d. 6/20/2016 Springfield, Sangamon, IL, USA
+ Cecilia Marie CELMER b. 3/7/1927 d. 9/28/2004
Leonard is found in the 1940 Census in Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA
4 Leopold COURTY b. 8/2/1899 d. 8/20/1975 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
+ Margaret JACH b. 12/6/1901 Lincoln, Benton, MO, USA d. 3/16/1994 Warrensburg, Johnson, MO, USA
Leopold and Margaret were married on 9/30/1923 in Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
5 Marilyn COURTY
+ Larry Eugene KROGH Source: Obituary for Margaret Courty, Rootsweb
5 Paul Jach COURTY b. 9/14/1925 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA d. 12/10/2008 Tampa, Hillsborough, FL, USA
+ Billie Dolores KILLAM
Paul and Billie were married on 8/14/1948 in Oklahoma, OK, USA. Source: ttp://www.okhistory.org/research/marriagerec
Source: Wikipedia entry for Paul Courty
+ Doris EDWARDS
4 Leslie COURTY b. 11/30/1901 d. 6/15/1992 Edmond, Oklahoma, OK, USA. Source: Genealogybank
+ Gladys L ? b. 1901 MO, USA d. 25 JUL 1990 Oklahoma, OK, USA
5 Halter Lum COURTY b. 1934 MO, USA.
Leslie, Gladys, and Halter Lum are found in the 1940 Census at Main St Leeton Town, Johnson, MO, USA.
4 Leon COURTY b. 8/23/1904 Novinger, Adair, MO, USA d. 6/29/1915 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
4 Lillian Victoria COURTY b. 5/23/1915 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA d. 7/30/1993 Galena, Jo Daviess, IL, USA
+ Ira Milton MOUNTS b. 1906 d. 1999
3 Irma COURTY b. 9/6/1868 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 1/31/1870 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: Ancestorseekers research.
3 Pierre COURTY b. 7/16/1870 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 7/4/1871 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: Ancestorseekers research.
3 Josephine COURTY b. 5/10/1874 France d. 2/1968 Winnetka, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Source: US Social Security Death Index
+ Philip VALEZ b. 1867 France d. between 3/11/1914 and 1920
Philip immigrated to the US in 1888.
Josephine and Philip were married on 5/20/1890 in Houtzdale, Clearfield, PA, USA.
Josephine immigrated from Loos, Nord, France to the United States on 6/24/1887. Source: J. Courty, United States Germans to America Index, 1850-1897.
In 1900, Josephine and Philip lived in Beccaria Township, Utahville Precinct, Glen Hope Borough, Clearfield, PA, USA. Last name listed as VALYZ. Source: 1900 United States Census.
In 1910, Josephine and Philip lived in Colfax Ward 2, Jasper, IA, USA. Philip was a miner in a coal mine. Source: 1910 United States Census.
In 1920, Josephine lived in School District 18, Valley, MT, USA. Source: 1920 United States Census.
In 1930, Josephine lived in Minneapolis (Districts 318-328), Hennepin, MN, USA. Source: 1930 United States Census.
In 1940, Josephine lived in Ward 10, Minneapolis, Minneapolis City, Hennepin, MN, USA. Source: 1940 United States Census.
4 Mary VALEZ b. 1891 PA d. 10/15/1963 Los Angeles, CA, USA
+ Robert Romaine ELLIS b. 6/20/1889 IA, USA d. 1/23/1965 Temple City, Los Angeles, CA, USA Sources: Iowa County Births, 1880-1935, California Death Index 1940-1997.
Mary and Robert were married on 3/9/1911 in Palo Alto, Jasper, IA, USA.
4 Angeline VALEZ b. 3/19/1893 Smoke Run, Clearfield, PA, USA d. 8/3/1930
+ Arthur BEATTY
5 Willis Edward BEATTY b. 12/19/1914 d. 3/10/1974
+ Mildred BEERS
4 Philip Samuel VALEZ b. 3/7/1895 PA, USA d. 6/24/1972 Hennepin, MN, USA. Source: US Social Security Death Index.
+ Dorothy VOOK b. 1902 Croatia d. 1984
Philip and Dorothy were married on 2/15/1920 in Colfax, Jasper, IA, USA.
4 Pete VALEZ b. 1897 PA, USA d. after 1900
Pete is found in the 1900 Census in Clearfield, PA, USA.
4 Louise VALEZ b. 9/6/1900 Lilly, Cambria, PA, USA d. 3/27/1995 Conrad, Pondera, MT, USA
+ John AMESTOY b. 1896 France
4 Louis VALEZ b. 1902 PA, USA
+ Carrie M ? b. 1908 ND, USA
Louis and Carrie were married on 7/21/1930 in Phillips, MT, USA.
4 Leo Joseph VALEZ b. 11/14/1903 PA, USA d. 7/17/1968 Hennepin, MN, USA. Source: US Social Security Death Index.
4 William VALEZ b. 1907 PA, USA
4 Albert VALEZ b. 6/30/1909 IA, USA d. 8/20/1959 Hennepin, MN, USA
+ Ethel ? b. 1912 MN, USA
4 Lawrence John VALEZ b. 12/29/1911 Colfax, Jasper, IA, USA d. 5/25/1986 Priest River, Bonner, ID, USA. Source: US Social Security Death Index.
+ Florence Marie DAY b. 4/12/1912 Plymouth, Hennepin, MN, USA d. 8/16/1997 Priest River, Bonner, ID, USA
4 Florence VALEZ b. 12/29/1911 Colfax, Jasper, IA, USA d. 3/25/2002 Spokane, WA, USA
+? UNDERDAHL
Florence appears to be twin of Lawrence.
3 Henri COURTY b. 11/7/1876 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 12/28/1901 Portage, Cambria, PA, USA
According to the Registry of Accidents in and About the Coal Mines of the Sixth Bituminus District, he was injured in a fall of slate at the Portage Slope on 12/28/1901. He was 26 years old at the time of the accident, married, and of French nationality, also according to the Registry.
Henri's French civil record.
+ Adele PETIT b. 11/28/1875 France d. 4/2/1942 Puritan, Cambria, PA, USA. Source: Pennsylvania Death Certificate, File No. 35381
Henri and Adele were married on June 25, 1901 in Cambria County, PA, USA. Source: Cambria County Marriage License, Second Series, No. 873
Henri and Adele's marriage license application lists Henri's parents as Louis and Leona Courty.
4 Henry COURTY b. 4/17/1902 Martindale, Cambria, PA< USA d. 5/3/1969 Penn Hills, Allegheny, PA, USA. Sources: Social Security application, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Obituary.
+ Pearl Della ELLIS b. 7/14/1908 Gilmore, Greene, IN, USA d. 5/7/1992 Johnstown, Cambria, PA, USA Sources: Ancestry.com, Greene County, IN Index to Birth Records, 1885-1902; Social Security Application.
Henry and Pearl were married on February 9, 1924 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN, USA. Source: Original Marriage License.
They are buried in Deer Creek Cemetery, Cheswick, Allegheny, PA, USA.
Henry lists his parents as Henry Courty and Idele Petit on his Social Security application, dated 1937.
5 Marjorie COURTY b. 9/3/1924 Gilmore, Greene, IN, USA d. 8/24/2014 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
+ Walter K YUTE b. 1920 d. 3/1991
Walter and Marjorie were married on July 15, 1950 in Allegheny County, PA, USA. Source: Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950.
Marjorie's ashes were scattered on the graves of her parents in Deer Creek Cemetery, Cheswick, Allegheny, PA.
5 Charles Henry COURTY b. 9/11/1926 Portage, Cambria, PA, USA d. 6/4/2014 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA, USA
Charles is buried at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil, Washington, PA Sources: BillionGraves Index, Find A Grave Index.
3 Camille COURTY b. 1/31/1879 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 8/31/1879? Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
3 Lewis (or Louis or Louie) COURTY b. 7/20/1881 France. Source: WWI Draft Registration d. 1/14/1942 Kirksville, Adair, MO
+Stella Elizabeth SMITH b. 4/25/1887 MO d. 7/11/1953 Novinger, Adair, MO.
Lewis and Stella were married prior to 1910, according to census records for that year.
Lewis was born in France but lived in Missouri between 1910-1940, according to census records for those years.
Stella was living with Lewis from 1910-1940, according to census records for those years.
Louis and Stella were married before 1910.
1910 Census: Penn, Sullivan, MO (Louis and Stella)
1930 Census: Kirksville, Adair, MO (Louis and Stella)
Stella also married George Washington LEDFORD b. 1875 d. 1958
Stella is buried at Mt Olivet Cemetery, Sullivan, MO
4 Lucille COURTY b. 1906 MO d. 1996
+ Albert Ferdinand Leon CASTANIER b. 8/14/1902 PA d. 1/29/1981
Lucille and Albert are buried in Ft Walton Beach, FL
4 Orville or Orval COURTY b. 8/7/1908 Green City, Sullivan, MO d. 8/5/1921 Kirksville, MO Source: Find a Grave, says "Son of Louis Courty Jr"
4 Imogene COURTY b. before 1910 d. before 1910
4 Raymond N COURTY b. 1/7/1913 Green City, Sullivan, MO d. 30 1/30/2004 Hannibal
+ Irene b. ? d. after 1940 Source: 1940 Census
+ Mary Genevieve BARNHART b. 1915 d. 4/12/1980
Raymond and Mary were married on 8/22/1943 in Kirksville, MO
3 S COURTY b. 1883 France d. after 1910
S (a female) immigrated from Loos, Nord, France to the United States on 6/24/1887. Source: S. Courty, United States Germans to America Index, 1850-1897.
3 M COURTY b. 1887 France d. after 1910
M (a female) immigrated from Loos, Nord, France to the United States on 6/24/1887. Source: M. Courty, United States Germans to America Index, 1850-1897.
+ Hortense ROBASSE b. about 1826 or 1835 d. after 9/11/1882 Source: gw.geneanet.org, annie.coubronne.demory@wanadoo.fr
Hortense was a resident at Bois-Saint-Pierre-les-Auchel in 1862, Bruay-la-Buissière in 1882. Source: gw.geneanet.org, annie.coubronne.demory@wanadoo.fr.
Child of Pierre and Hortense:
2 Alfred COURTY b. 2/10/1862 Bois-Saint-Pierre-lez-Auchel, Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, France d. 6/6/1941 South Fork, Cambria, PA, USA
Alfred is found on the New York Passenger list from 5/19/1888-6/4/1888, age 26, laborer, from Belgium, going to Houtzdale. Source: "New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1891", FamilySearch.org.
Alfred was a coal miner. Source: gw.geneanet.org, annie.coubronne.demory@wanadoo.fr
1940 Census 1406 Newton Street Johnston, Williamson, IL. Listed as father in law. Head of household is Sam Davis, his wife is Alice. Therefore I assume she is Alfred's daughter. Alice is 54 in 1940, born in 1886 in France. Source: Rootspoint.com
+ Josephine VANQUELEF or VALQUENEZ b. 12/21/1863 in Lieres, Pas-de-Calais, France d. 9/14/1890 in Bruay-en-Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France Source: FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
Alfred and Josephine VANQUELEF were married on 7/15/1882 (or 9/10/1882 or 9/11/1882) in Bruay-la-Buissiere or Aire-Sur-La-Lys, Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: gw.geneanet.org, annie.coubronne.demory@wanadoo.fr
More info on Josephine's parents and siblings can be found at gw.geneanet.org.
+ Josephine QUINIT b. 7/25/1862 Marles-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Sources: FindAGrave Bio for Josephine Quinit COURTY, Birth certificate in Archives du Pas-de-Calais, p. 605 d. 7/27/1925 Seward, Westmoreland, PA, USA Burial: South Fork, Cambria, PA, USA
Josephine QUINIT first married to Jean BONTEMPS in Bruay-la-Buissiere, Pas-De-Calais on 12/5/1883. Source: FindAGrave Bio
Alfred COURTY and Josephine QUINIT were married on 10/7/1907 in Cambria County, PA, USA. Source: FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
Alfred and Josephine QUINIT's grave.
3 Alfred Pierre COURTY b. 2/5/1883 in Bruay en Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France d. 9/24/1956 in Bruay en Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: http://gw.geneanet.org
3 Emile COURTY b. 1885
3 Alice BONTEMPS b. 5/19/1885 France d. 3/7/1963 Johnston City, IL
+ Samuel Douglas DAVIS b. 1875 d. 1956
4 Edgar G DAVIS b. 1875 d. 1956
Alfred and Aline were married on 12/23/1905 in Bruay en Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: http://gw.geneanet.org/
3 Aline COURTY b. 1889
Alfred, Josephine, Alfred, and Aline are found on the ship manifest for the Westernland, departing Antwerp, arrival date 1/4/1893. Their destination was Hastings. Source: libertyellisfoundation.org
3 Mary COURTY b. 11/13/1899 France d. 5/23/1971 South Fork, Cambria, PA, USA Source: Martinage, lpmartin@comcast.net, rootsweb.com
+ Emilien Augustin Fernand "Morris" DANEL b. 6/30/1896 Bouin, Deux-Sevres, France d. 7/20/1969 St Michael, Cambria, PA, USA Saint Michael, Cambria, Pennsylvania Source: FamilySearch.org, "United States Social Security Death Index"
3 Edith COURTY b. 3/23/1903 d. 8/1982 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA, USA
+ John R SOMERVILLE b. 1904 PA

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