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Charles Edward "Ed" Nourse
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1856
West Rutland
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1927
Stevens County
Washington, USA

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 good quality that he was never unemployed. Later he opened a planing mill in the building where the Western Union Office is now locatd. 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. 196h at the age of seventy-one.

He was united in marriage to Sophia B. Gilbert in 1882. To this marriage there were eight children born, four of whom are living, Mrs. Haxel 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. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, September 28, 1927)

C. E. Nourse Dies at Calville, Wash; in City 35 Years
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Baptist church for Charles Edward Nourse, 21 [71] years old who died Sunday, Sept. 19, at Calville, Wash. The Rev. Frank Yearnd officiated at the services.

Charles Edward Nourse was born Aug. 21, 1856, at West Rutland, Vermont. When he was 21 years old he came to Estherville and lived here for 35 years. In 1882 he was married to Sophia B. Gilbert and to this union was born eight children. Mr. Nourse was a contractor and builder during his residence here. He also served as city councilman and was a fireman on the local fire department.

He is survived by his wife, three sons, Harold of Soda Springs, Idaho, and Herbert and Charles of this city, a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Davis of Bend, Ore., two brothers, William of Los Angeles, Calif., and Chauncy of West Rutland, Vermont. (Estherville News, Estherville, IA, September 28, 1927)
Family links: 
  Mary Nourse (1825 - 1881)
  Sophia Barbara Gilbert Nourse (1864 - 1929)
  Charles Samuel Nourse (1882 - 1953)*
  Frank E. Nourse (1885 - 1904)*
  Lee Nourse (1886 - 1887)*
  Fannie Nourse Houts (1888 - 1918)*
  Emma Nourse (1891 - 1893)*
  Herbert Nourse (1895 - 1932)*
  Harold Nourse (1900 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Nov 19, 2010
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Charles Edward Ed Nourse
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Charles Edward Ed Nourse
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