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Gilbert Daniel Courneya
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1853
Ontario, Canada
Death: May 21, 1929
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Gilbert Daniel Courneya and Jeanette Agnes Courneya were married August 7, 1882, Glencoe, Mc Leod, Minnesota.

OBITUARY

Gilbert Courneya Passes At Fergus Falls, Tuesday

Illness that lasted over a year and a half, resulted in the demise of Gilbert Courneya at Fergus Falls. Tuesday, where he had been a patient in one of the hospitals there for the past month. Deceased was seventy-six old at time of passing and had been a pioneer of Becker county coming here in 1905.
He was born in the year 1853 in Ontario, Canada, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jean-Baptiste Courneya. On August 7, 1882, he was united in marriage to Miss Jennie Courneya of Silver Lake. Ten children were born to this union, six of whom survive their father: Mary, Louie, John. Mattias, Nelson and Gordon. He is also survived by one adopted daughter, Anabelle Courneya.
Funeral rites were held at nine o'clock Thursday morning from the Holy Rosary church with Father Paulin officiating. Interment was made beside the body of the deceased wife in the Catholic cemetery.
Relatives of the deceased extend their heartfelt thanks to those dear friends who assisted them during their period of bereavement.

NOTE:
There were four other siblings born, but burials in Minnesota are unknown.
Femma 1886-1886
Josephine 1894-1900
Aurelia 1897-1904
Vinna 1901-1901


 
 
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 Parents:
  Jean-Baptiste Octave Cournoyer (1824 - 1891)
  Mary Louisa Palmer Cournoyer (1828 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Jeanette Agnes Courneya Courneya (1865 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Louis Gilbert Courneya (1884 - 1963)*
  John Joseph Courneya (1888 - 1967)*
  James Mathias Conley (1890 - 1964)*
  Nelson J. Conley (1892 - 1970)*
  Gordon Joseph Courneya (1903 - 1974)*
  Mary Luella Courneya Hardy (1906 - 1989)*
  Annabell Courneya Peck (1915 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Margaret Cournoyer Tardiff (1852 - 1914)*
  Gilbert Daniel Courneya (1853 - 1929)
  John Baptiste Cournia (1858 - 1931)*
  Louis Albert Courneya (1865 - 1941)*
  Francoise (Frances) Lela Cournoyer Kerr (1869 - 1945)*
  Joseph Benjamin Cournoyer (1874 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Rosary Cemetery
Detroit Lakes
Becker County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Clarice Courneya
Record added: Sep 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6754264
Gilbert Daniel Courneya
Added by: Clarice Courneya
 
Gilbert Daniel Courneya
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 Added: Dec. 17, 2012

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