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COURTNEY, Samuel 1837 - 1910

COURTNEY, WILKS, METZLER, DROZ, SCHAEFER, EIDER, HANAWALT, EMRY

Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 4/18/2021 at 23:10:06

"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Friday, April 22, 1910
Page 5, Column 2

SAM COURTNEY DIES SUDDENLY

Samuel COURTNEY, one of the oldest residents of Jefferson county, died yesterday afternoon at two o'clock at his home on West Harrison street of an attack of paralysis following a slight stroke of the same disease Monday. His illness was serious from the first.

Mr. COURTNEY was born in Ohio October 7, 1837 and came with his parents to Iowa in 1839 settling on a farm in Jefferson county. On December 13, 1860 he was united in marriage to Miss Melinda WILKS who survives him. To them were born eleven children, three of whom L. W., Amanda and Nellie, have preceeded their father in death.

Mr. and Mrs. COURTNEY came to Fairfield to reside about four years ago when Mr. COURTNEY was compelled to quit farming on account of his advancing years. He was well known here and the family have the sympathy of many friends.

Mr. COURTNEY leaves besides his wife the following children to mourn his death: J. W. COURTNEY Elsberry, Mo., T. A. and N. W. COURTNEY of Baker City, Oregon Mrs. Fred. METZLER, of Baker City, Oregon, J. L. COURTNEY, Austin, Oregon, Mrs. Percy DROZ, Mrs. Joseph SCHAEFER and Mrs. Fred. EIDER of city, also one sister Mrs. C. HANAWALT of Jewell City, Kansas.

No arrangements have been made yet for the funeral owing to the fact that the sons and daughters are expected to arrive as soon as possible.

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"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Saturday, April 23, 1910
Page 3, Column 1

The Daily Journal.

...--The funeral of Samuel COURTNEY will be held Sunday afternoon at two oc'lcok at the home on West Harrison street. Rev. W. N. Dickson will have charge of the services ...

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"The Fairfield Weekly Journal"
Wednesday, April 27, 1910
Page 8, Column 3

From Friday's Daily.

Samuel COURTNEY, one of the oldest residents of Jefferson county, died yesterday afternoon at two o'clock at his home on West Harrison street of an attack of paralysis following a slight stroke of the same disease Monday. His illness was serious from the first.

Mr. COURTNEY was born in Ohio October 7, 1837 and came with his parents to Iowa in 1839 settling on a farm in Jefferson county. On December 13, 1860 he was united in marriage to Miss Melinda WILKS who survives him. To them were born eleven children, three of whom L. W., Amanda and Nellie, have preceeded their father in death.

Mr. and Mrs. COURTNEY came to Fairfield to reside about four years ago when Mr. COURTNEY was compelled to quit farming on account of his advancing years. He was well known here and the family have the sympathy of many friends.

Mr. COURTNEY leaves besides his wife the following children to mourn his death: J. W. COURTNEY Elsberry, Mo., T. A. and N. W. COURTNEY of Baker City, Oregon Mrs. Fred. METZLER, of Baker City, Oregon, J. L. COURTNEY, Austin, Oregon, Mrs. Percy DROZ, Mrs. Joseph SCHAEFER and Mrs. Fred. EIDER of city, also one sister Mrs. C. HANAWALT of Jewell City, Kansas.

No arrangements have been made yet for the funeral owing to the fact that the sons and daughters are expected to arrive as soon as possible.

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"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Wednesday, April 27, 1910
Page 6, Column 3

CARD OF THANKS.

We desire to express our thanks and appreciation to the neighbors and friends who were so kind to us during the recent illness and death of our husband and father, Samuel COURTNEY.

Milinda COURTNEY and family.

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"Jefferson County Republican"
Friday, April 29, 1910
Page 5, Column 2

Samuel COURTNEY was born in Ohio in 1837 and with his parents came to Jefferson County when but two years of age. In 1860 he was married to Miss Matilda WILKES (sic - WILKS) who with eight children survives him. Funeral services were held at the home Sabbath afternoon, conducted by Rev. Dickson and interment made in Evergreen Cemetery.

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"Jefferson County Republican"
Friday, April 29, 1910
Page 16, Column 1

CORRESPONDENCE.

Pleasant Plain.

...Thomas COURTNEY, wife and children of Oregon visited relatives in this place this week. ...

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"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Saturday, May 7, 1910
Page 5, Column 1

LOCAL NEWS BRIEFS

EAST PLEASANT PLAIN

...--T. A. COURTNEY accompanied his motherinlaw Mrs. Ruth EMRY home from Fairfield Sunday. ...

...Mrs. Ruth EMRY and Mrs. T. A. COURTNEY and daughtetr (sic) visited relatives in Fairfield last week. ...

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"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Monday, May 9, 1910
Page 4, Column 3

APRIL HISTORY.
(BY H. HEATON.)

...On the 21st in the city Samuel COURTNEY aged 73 died. Mr. COURTNEY came to this county with his parents in 1839. ...

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"The Fairfield Weekly Journal"
Wednesday, May 18, 1910
Page 8, Column 1

County Correspondence.

... EAST PLEASANT PLAIN

... T. A. COURTNEY accompanied his motherinlaw Mrs. Ruth EMRY home from Fairfield Sunday. ...

... Mrs. Ruth EMRY and Mrs. T. A. COURTNEY and daughtetr (sic) visited relatives in Fairfield last week. ...

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"Jefferson County Republican"
Friday, May 20, 1910
Page 8, Column 3

CORRESPONDENCE.

Pleasant Plain

... Thomas COURTNEY, wife and children left for their home in Oregon Sunday. ...

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Note: Buried in Lot Old.P.192. Wife Malinda died in 1927 and is buried with him.


 

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