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Charles E. Nourse, 1856-1927


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/28/2009 at 09:33:53


The remains of Charles Edward Nourse of Colville, Washington, were brought here for burial last Sunday. His son, Herb, left here last week and accompanied the remains here.

Mr. Nourse was one of the pioneers of this city coming here when he was twenty-one years of age. He was a contractor and builder and his work was of such quality that he was never unemployed. Later he opened a planing mill in the building where the Western Union Office is now located. He served several terms on the city council while here and was a member for years of the fire company. Mr. Nourse was always active in a business way and was a booster for the city.

Charles Edward Nourse was born on August 21st, 1856 at West Rutland, Vermont, and passed away at Colville, Wash. on Sept. 19th at the age of seventy-one.

He was united in marriage to Sophie B. Gilbert in 1882. To this marriage there were eight children born, four of whom are living, Mrs. Hazel Davis of Bend, Oregon; Harold of Soda Springs, Idaho; and Charles and Herbert of this city.

The funeral services were held from the Baptist church on Sunday, the Rev. Yearnd officiating. Interment was made in Oak Hill cemetery. Mrs. Nourse will make her home in Bend, Oregon.

Contributed by: Ruth Hacket Source: Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, September 28, 1927.


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