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Charles Henry Courtright
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1878
Cowley County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1956
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Charles Henry Courtright was the son of Richard Courtright and Hannah Marie Slater Courtright.

He was born in Kansas and at the age of nine, participated in the Oklahoma Land Rush. He was a twin to Sarah Jane Courtright Walkinshaw, wife of William Arthur Walkinshaw. She is buried in Blanchard, Page Co, Iowa.

He married Bessie Little in Payne Co, Oklahoma on 11 Oct 1899 and they had nine children, two dying as infants.

Charles died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Services will be held at 10:30 am Monday in Strode chapel for Charles H Courtright, a pioneer, 78, who died Friday July 13, in Oklahoma City.

Brother John R Stewart will officiate with interment at Fairlawn cemetery under the direction of the Strode funeral home.

Charles Courtright was born on January 9, 1878, in Cedarvale, Kans., son of Richard and Hannah Courtright and came with them to the Cherokee Strip in 1886, settling on the 3K ranch until the opening of the Oklahoma Territory, when he came to Payne County. He had lived on a farm near Perkins until 11 years ago when he went to Oklahoma City. He was married on June 11, 1899, to Bessie Little in Ripley. He was a member of the Church of Christ and for 40 years a member of the IOOF Lodge at Perkins.

Survivors include his widow, four sons and three daughters who are Roy, Trinity Center, Calif; Charles, Healdton; Walter, Chickasha; William, Miroloma, Calif; Mrs Pearl Clancy and Mrs Delce Copeland of Oklahoma City, and Mrs Betty Laxson of Dallas, Texas.

There are 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. A brother, Mode, lives at Blanchard, Iowa, and a sister, Helen DeRain, at Lela.

Family links: 
  Richard Charles Courtright (1836 - 1915)
  Hannah Marie Slater Courtright (1848 - 1909)
  Bessie Little Courtright (1883 - 1967)
  Roy Burtain Courtright (1900 - 1993)*
  Charles Claiborne Courtright (1903 - 1985)*
  Walter Richard Courtright (1905 - 1982)*
  William Arthur Courtright (1909 - 1957)*
  Pearl Courtright Clancy (1911 - 1978)*
  Delce Ann Courtright Copeland (1915 - 1995)*
  Betty Charleen Courtright Santa Cruz (1924 - 1990)*
  Mary Elizabeth Courtright Collier (1868 - 1927)*
  Wilbur Amos Courtright (1869 - 1943)*
  Joseph Courtright (1870 - 1944)*
  Thomas Courtright (1871 - 1872)*
  Lydia Courtright Wilson (1873 - 1935)*
  Gertrude Courtright Vines (1874 - 1900)*
  Rose Lie Courtright (1875 - 1877)*
  Charles Henry Courtright (1878 - 1956)
  Sarah Jane Courtright Walkinshaw (1878 - 1938)*
  Richard Charles Courtright (1880 - 1898)*
  Hannah Marie Courtright Ladd (1881 - 1949)*
  Helen C Courtright DuRain (1882 - 1965)*
  Moses P. Allen Courtright (1884 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Buried: 07/16/1956
Fairlawn Cemetery
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Blk-6A, Lot 13
Maintained by: Carolyn Leverich Atkinso...
Originally Created by: DonZas
Record added: Apr 18, 2005
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Charles Henry Courtright
Added by: Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Charles Henry Courtright
Added by: Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
Charles Henry Courtright
Added by: Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
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- Sue
 Added: Feb. 27, 2010
I remember you with love as a little girl had for you when she climbed on your bed and you held her. Your ggranddaughter,
- Carolyn Leverich Atkinson
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