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Jacob Hiram Courtney
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1839
Deavertown
Morgan County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1916
Asher
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA

Jacob was the s/o Levi Courtney and wife, Mary Anne Ashbaugh. He was the oldest of six children, his siblings being, Sarah, Mary, Levi, Willam and Florence. They moved to Minnesota and from there to IA. He enlisted in Co. L Third IA. CAV. during the Civil War. A military headstone marks his grave.
After the war, his entire family moved to Pomeroy WA., but Jacob was a wanderer and stayed behind. He met and married Margaret Porter, d/o Isaac and Juliann Gustin Porter on Aug. 21, 1867 in Humeston, Wayne Co., IA. They had one child, a daughter, Mary Lillian, but this didn't stop his wandering. They finally ended up in Avoca where he is buried. May he rest in peace. He was my husband's great great grandfather.

Cause of death: Stroke. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Levi Courtney (1811 - 1885)
  Mary Anne Ashbaugh Courtney (1814 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Porter Courtney (1838 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Lillian Courtney Gilpin (1868 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Hiram Courtney (1839 - 1916)
  Sarah Jane Courtney Houk (1841 - 1912)*
  Mary Elizabeth Courtney Cluster (1843 - 1922)*
  Levi Baxter Courtney (1846 - 1916)*
  William Laurence Courtney (1849 - 1850)*
  Florence Emily Courtney Melton (1857 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Avoca Cemetery
Asher
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Unknown
 
Created by: Barbara Hammons Davis, D...
Record added: Apr 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18787292
Jacob Hiram Courtney
Added by: Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt's Mom
 
Jacob Hiram Courtney
Added by: Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt's Mom
 
Jacob Hiram Courtney
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- Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt's Mom
 Added: Aug. 21, 2011

- Broken~♥~Heart
 Added: May. 13, 2011

- Beautiful Savior Is My Lord Jesus Christ
 Added: Oct. 31, 2010
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