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Courty Family

This page is dedicated to the Courty family. Charles Henry Courty was my father. The family tree I have so far is:

1 Louis COURTY Source: Louis Courtey in entry for Louis Courtey, Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992
2 Louis COURTY b. 4/27/1842 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. d. 3/11/1914 Colfax, Jasper, IA, USA. Sources: Louis Courtey, Iowa County Death Records 1880-1992, Find A Grave Index
+Leona (Leonia, Leonay) CARLIER (or CARRIER) b. 1845 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Source: Henri Courty/Adele Petit Application for Marriage License, Cambria County, PA d. 8/1/1927 Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN, USA.
Father=Adolph Carey Source: Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
Louis and Leona were married in 1862 in France.
Louis Courty in entry for Henri Courty and Ida Or Ada Haga Or Hague, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950
Louis Courty in entry for Leon Courty and Victoria Ledent, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1990
Based on the above facts, I believe that Henri and Leon, sons of Louis and Leona, are brothers.
1910 Census: Colfax Ward 2,Jasper, IA. (Louis and Leona). Louis is Coal Miner. Residence on Front Street. Leona had 12 children, 5 are living.
Louis immigrated to the US on 9/27/1883. Source:, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891
3 Leon COURTY b. 8/7/1866 Auchel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France d. 4/10/1942 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
+ Victoria LEDENT b.1876 France d. 1971 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
Leon and Victoria were married in Hastings, Cambria, PA, USA on 7/23/1892. Source:, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950
Leon, Victoria, and their children are found in the 1900 Census in Nineveh, Adair, MO, USA. Source:
Leon and Victoria are found in the 1940 Census at 600 West Benton, Windsor, Henry,MO, USA.
Leon's death certificate lists his parents as Louis Courty and Leona Carrier.
4 Louis A COURTY b. 10/12/1894 Cincinnati, Appanoose, IA d. 7/17/1967 Henry County, MO Source: United States Social Security Death Index
+ Opal K BOWEN b. 3/7/1895 MO d. 7/16/1967
Louis is found in the 1910 Census in Nineveh, Adair, MO, USA. Source:,
Louis and Opal are found in the 1940 Census in Windsor, Henry, MO, USA. Louis's occupation is Pit Boss, Steam Shovel.
Louis and Opal were killed in a car accident.
4 Leonard R COURTY b. 3/6/1897 Ardmore, Macon, MO, USA d. 3/14/1969 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA
+ Georgania DELABY b. 10/5/1899 PA, USA d. 4/3/2001 Auburn, Sangamon, IL
Leonard and Georgania are found in the 1940 Census in Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA. Leonard's occupation is Electrical Supplies Merchant.
5 Leonard L COURTY b. 11/20/1924 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA d. 6/20/2016 Springfield, Sangamon, IL
+ Cecilia Marie CELMER> b. 3/7/1927 d. 9/28/2004
Leonard is found in the 1940 Census in Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA
4 Leopold COURTY b. 8/2/1899 d. 8/20/1975 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
+ Margaret JACH b. 12/6/1901 Lincoln, Benton, MO, USA d. 3/16/1994 Warrensburg, Johnson, MO, USA
Leopold and Margaret were married on 9/30/1923 in Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
5 Marilyn COURTY
+ Larry Eugene KROGH Source: Obituary for Margaret Courty, Rootsweb
5 Paul Jach COURTY b. 9/14/1925 Auburn, Sangamon, IL, USA d. 12/10/2008 Tampa, Hillsborough, FL, USA
+ Billie Dolores KILLAM
Paul and Billie were married on 8/14/1948 in Oklahoma, OK, USA. Source:
4 Leslie COURTY b. 11/30/1901 d. 6/15/1992 Edmond, Oklahoma, OK, USA. Source: Genealogybank
+ Gladys ? b. 1901 MO, USA.
5 Halter Lum COURTY b. 1934 MO, USA.
Leslie, Gladys, and Halter Lum are found in the 1940 Census at Main St Leeton Town, Johnson, MO, USA.
4 Leon COURTY b. 8/23/1904 Novinger, Adair, MO, USA d. 6/29/1915 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA
4 Lillian Victoria COURTY b. 5/23/1915 Windsor, Henry, MO, USA d. 7/30/1993 Galena, Jo Daviess, IL, USA
+ Ira Milton MOUNTS b. 1906 d. 1999
3 Josephine COURTY b. 5/10/1874 France d. 2/1968 Winnetka, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Source: US Social Security Death Index
+ Philip VALEZ b. 1867 France d. between 1910-1920
Philip immigrated to the US in 1888.
Josephine and Philip were married on 5/20/1890 in Houtzdale, Clearfield, PA, USA.
Josephine immigrated from Loos, Nord, France to the United States on 6/24/1887. Source: J. Courty, United States Germans to America Index, 1850-1897.
In 1900, Josephine and Philip lived in Beccaria Township, Utahville Precinct, Glen Hope Borough, Clearfield, PA. Last name listed as VALYZ. Source: 1900 United States Census.
In 1910, Josephine and Philip lived in Colfax Ward 2, Jasper, IA. Philip was a miner in a coal mine. Source: 1910 United States Census.
In 1920, Josephine lived in School District 18, Valley, MT. Source: 1920 United States Census.
In 1930, Josephine lived in Minneapolis (Districts 318-328), Hennepin, MN. Source: 1930 United States Census.
In 1940, Josephine lived in Ward 10, Minneapolis, Minneapolis City, Hennepin, MN. Source: 1940 United States Census.
4 Mary VALEZ b. 1891 PA d. 10/15/1963 Los Angeles, CA.
+ Robert Romaine ELLIS b. 6/20/1889 IA d. 1/23/1965 Temple City, Los Angeles, CA Sources: Iowa County Births, 1880-1935, California Death Index 1940-1997.
Mary and Robert were married on 3/9/1911 in Palo Alto, Jasper, IA.
4 Augo VALEZ b. 1893 PA
4 Philip Samuel VALEZ b. 3/7/1895 PA d. 6/24/1972 Hennepin, MN. Source: US Social Security Death Index.
+ Dorothy VOOK b. 1902 Croatia d. 1984
Philip and Dorothy were married on 2/15/1920 in Colfax, Jasper, IA.
4 Pete VALEZ b. 1897 PA d. after 1900
4 Louise VALEZ b. 1900 PA d. ? Billings, MT
+ John AMESTOY b. 1896 France
4 Louis VALEZ b. 1902 PA
+ Carrie M ? b. 1908 ND
Louis and Carrie were married on 7/21/1930 in Phillips, MT.
4 Leo Joseph VALEZ b. 11/14/1903 d. 7/17/1968 Hennepin, MN. Source: US Social Security Death Index.
4 William VALEZ b. 1907 PA
4 Albert VALEZ b. 6/30/1909 IA d. 8/20/1959 Hennepin, MN.
+ Ethel ? b. 1912 MN
4 Lawrence John VALEZ b. 12/29/1911 Colfax, Jasper, IA d. 5/25/1986 Priest River, Bonner, ID. Source: US Social Security Death Index.
+ Florence Marie DAY b. 4/12/1912 Plymouth, Hennepin, MN d. 8/16/1997 Priest River, Bonner, ID
4 Florence VALEZ b. 12/29/1911
3 Henri COURTY b. 1875 France d. 12/25/1901 Portage, Cambria, PA
According to the Registry of Accidents in and About the Coal Mines of the Sixth Bituminus District, he was injured in a fall of slate at the Portage Slope on 12/28/1901. He was 26 years old at the time of the accident, married, and of French nationality, also according to the Registry.
+ Adele PETIT b. 11/28/1875 France d. 4/2/1942 Puritan, Cambria, PA. Source: Pennsylvania Death Certificate, File No. 35381
Henri and Adele were married on June 25, 1901 in Cambria County, PA. Source: Cambria County Marriage License, Second Series, No. 873
Henri and Adele's marriage license application lists Henri's parents as Louis and Leona Courty.
4 Henry COURTY b. 4/17/1902 Martindale, Cambria, PA d. 5/3/1969 Penn Hills, Allegheny, PA. Sources: Social Security application, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Obituary.
+ Pearl Della ELLIS b. 7/14/1908 Gilmore, Greene, IN d. 5/7/1992 Johnstown, Cambria, PA Sources:, Greene County, IN Index to Birth Records, 1885-1902; Social Security Application.
Henry and Pearl were married on February 9, 1924 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN. Source: Original Marriage License.
They are buried in Deer Creek Cemetery, Cheswick, Allegheny, PA.
Henry lists his parents as Henry Courty and Idele Petit on his Social Security application, dated 1937.
5 Marjorie COURTY b. 9/3/1924 Gilmore, Greene, IN d. 8/24/2014 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT
+ Walter K YUTE b. 1920 d. 3/1991
Walter and Marjorie were married on July 15, 1950 in Allegheny County, PA. Source: Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950.
Marjorie's ashes were scattered on the graves of her parents in Deer Creek Cemetery, Cheswick, Allegheny, PA.
5 Charles Henry COURTY b. 9/11/1926 Portage, Cambria, PA d. 6/4/2014 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA
Charles is buried at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil, Washington, PA Sources: BillionGraves Index, Find A Grave Index.
3 S COURTY b. 1883 France d. after 1910
S (a female) immigrated from Loos, Nord, France to the United States on 6/24/1887. Source: S. Courty, United States Germans to America Index, 1850-1897.
3 M COURTY b. 1887 France d. after 1910
M (a female) immigrated from Loos, Nord, France to the United States on 6/24/1887. Source: M. Courty, United States Germans to America Index, 1850-1897.

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Courty Family Genealogy, Courty Family, Christine M Courty (, 25 Nov 2016