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Pvt James Ross Courson
Birth: Feb. 9, 1828
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1891

Son of John Courson and Hannah Augustine Gustin Courson.

Married to Hesterine Catherine Russell on April 8, 1852 in Highland County, OH.

James and Hester were the parents of John Thomas Courson, Marion Emory Courson, William Henry Courson, James Ross Courson, Perry Russell Courson(1861-1921), Clara Bell Courson Snyder(1863-1932), Hanna Ellen Courson Hopkins(18651949), Hattie Catherine Courson(1867-1942) and David Alexander Courson(1869-1870).
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American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
Name: James Courson
Birth Date: 1828
Birthplace: Ohio
Volume: 35
Page Number: 198
Reference: Gustine compendium. By Gustine Nancy (Courson) Weaver. Cincinnati, 1929. (339p.): 131

1850 United States Federal Census
Name: James Coursin
[James Courson]
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Birth Place: Ohio
Gender: Male
Home in 1850: Madison, Highland, Ohio
Family Number: 1577
Household Members: Name Age
John Coursin 43
Hannah Coursin 43
James Coursin 21
Jane Coursin 19
David Coursin 17
Sarah Coursin 15
William Coursin 13
Eliza Coursin 11
John Coursin 9
Samuel Coursin 7
Alexr Coursin 4
Andrew Arnett 2

Family Data Collection - Individual Records
Name: Hester Catherine Russel
Spouse: Hester Catherine Russel
Parents: Levi Russel Lovina Russel
Birth Place: Barber, Hardtner, KS
Birth Date: 24 Mar 1831
Death Place: Hardtner, Barber, KS
Death Date: 16 Sep 1921

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: James Carson
Age in 1860: 33
Birth Year: abt 1827
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1860: Greenbush, Warren, Illinois
Gender: Male
Post Office: Prairie City
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
James Carson 33
Ester Carson 30
John T Carson 8
Emory Carson 6
William Carson 4
James Carson 10/12

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: James Courson
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois
Regiment Name: 61 Illinois Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 61st Regiment, Illinois Infantry
Company: I
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M539 roll 19

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: James Courson
Residence: Greenbush, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 4 Nov 1865
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in on 11 Apr 1865.
Mustered out on 26 Jun 1865.
Transferred to Company I, Illinois 61st Infantry Regiment on 26 Jun 1865.
Mustered out on 08 Sep 1865 at Nashville, TN.
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men

American Civil War Soldiers
Name: James Courson
Residence: Greenbush, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 11 Apr 1865
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 April 1865.
Enlisted in 83rd Infantry Regiment Illinois on 11 Apr 1865.
Transferred out of 83rd Infantry Regiment Illinois on 26 Jun 1865.
Transferred into Company I, 61st Infantry Regiment Illinois on 26 Jun 1865.
Mustered Out Company I, 61st Infantry Regiment Illinois on 8 Sep 1865 at Nashville, TN.
Sources: 7

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: James Courson
Birth Year: abt 1827
Age in 1870: 43
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Greenbush, Warren, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
James Courson 43
Hester C Courson 39
John T Courson 17
Maryon E Courson 16
Wm Henry Courson 13
James Ross Courson 11
Perry R Courson 9
Clara Bell Courson 7
Hannah E Courson 5
Hetty C Courson 3
David A Courson 1

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: James Carson [James Courson]
Home in 1880: Walnut Creek, Mitchell, Kansas
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Ester Carson
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
James Carson 51
Ester Carson 49
James Carson 21
Perry Carson 19
Hannah Carson 15
Hattie Carson 13

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
Name: James Courson
Census Date: 1 Mar 1885
Residence County: Mitchell
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Turkey Creek
Birth Location: Ohio
Family Number: 6
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Race: White
Line: 28
Roll: KS1885_90
Household Member(s): Name Age
James Courson 57
Hettie C Courson 53
Hettie C Courson 17 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Corson (courson) (1807 - 1858)
  Hannah Augustine Gustine Courson (1806 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Hesterine Catherine Russell Thomas (1832 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  John Thomas Courson (1853 - 1911)*
  Marion Emory Courson (1855 - 1935)*
  William Henry Courson (1857 - 1936)*
  James Ross Courson (1859 - 1882)*
  Perry Russell Courson (1861 - 1921)*
  Clara B. Courson Snyder (1863 - 1932)*
  Katie E. King (1867 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Ross Courson (1828 - 1891)
  Jane Courson (1830 - 1861)*
  David Courson (1832 - 1862)*
  William Courson (1837 - 1933)*
  Eliza Courson Forshee (1839 - 1909)*
  John Gustine Courson (1841 - 1922)*
  Samuel Courson (1843 - 1919)*
  Alexander Courson (1846 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Company I, 61st TWS Voluntary Infantry -- Aged 63 years, 4 months, 4 days -- Rest soldier rest, thy work is done, the battle fought, the victory won"
 
Burial:
Green Valley Cemetery
Lane
Miami County
Kansas, USA
Plot: SE, Row A, Lot 56
 
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Originally Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Mar 27, 2009
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Pvt James Ross Courson
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