This history of Cayuga County New York published in 1879, provides a look at the first 80 years of existence for this county, with numerous chapters devoted to it’s early history. One value of this manuscript may be found in the etched engravings found throughout of idyllic scenes of Cayuga County including portraits of men, houses, buildings, farms, and scenery. Included are 90 biographies of early settlers, and histories of the individual townships along with lists of men involved in the Union Army during the Civil War on a regiment by regiment basis.
Courtney, Clarence W.; civil engineer; born, Mansfield, O., Aug. 16, 1879; son of John W. and Mary B. Whiteman Courtney; degree of mechanical engineer, Case School of Applied Science, 1903; married, Cleveland, June 2, 1904, Mary L. Gates; issue, Leland S., Oct. 17, 1907, John R., Oct. 10, 1910; member Phi Kappa Psi, Tan Betta
Mrs. B.T. Long received word Thursday evening of the death of her father, P. L. Courtney at Payette, Idaho and left for that place Friday. M. O. Courtney of Lostine accompanied her. P. L. Courtney was one of the earliest settlers of the valley and lived here until recent years when he was compelled to
La Grande, Oregon Jack LeRoy Courtney, 85, of Perry, died March 18 at the Grande Ronde Hospital. A celebration of life will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande. Mr. Courtney was born March 20, 1921, to John LeRoy and Nora Edna (Arnett) Courtney in La
Private, Marine Corps, 51st Co., 2nd Div., 5th Reg.; of Caldwell County; son of M. M. Courtney. Entered service May 15, 1918, at Lenoir County, transferred to Quantico, Va., July 1, 1918, then to Philadelphia Aug. 1, 1918. Sailed for Brest Aug. 13, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Mont Blanc, Argonne. Wounded at Mont Blanc,
W.F. COURTNEY. – This veteran among the Indian fighters and earlier pioneers was born in Illinois in 1832. At the age of thirteen, he crossed the plains with his parents in 1845. They reached The Dalles during the latter part of October of the same year; but before proceeding down the river they had to