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Friday, February 17, 2017

Courtenay Family Gravestone St. Patrick's Church, Newry, N. Ireland (PHOTO - closeup of bottom half of stone)

Courtenay Family Gravestone St. Patrick's Church, Newry, N. Ireland  (closeup of bottom half of stone)

Courtenay Family Gravestone St. Patrick's Church, Newry, N. Ireland (PHOTO - closeup of top of stone with added contrast)

Courtenay Family Gravestone St. Patrick's Church, Newry, N. Ireland ( A close photo of the top half of the stone, with extra contrast added by computer)

Courtenay Family Gravestone St. Patrick's Church, Newry, N. Ireland (PHOTO)

Courtenay Family Gravestone St. Patrick's Church, Newry, N. Ireland










































[1st name on Newry Courtenay stone] Edward COURTENAY was born on 15 Oct 1741. Died in 1787 [or 1796]. See (p. 100) Crossle. Marriage notice in the Belfast Newsletter of 26 April, 1765: "Tuesday last (23rd) Edward Courtenay of Newry, Esq., was married to Miss Jane Carlile of same place, a young lady of great merit, and a handsome fortune." Miss Carlile was the third daughter of David Carlile of Newry, by Jane Medill his wife. Note: This Edward is listed as having died in 1796 at age 40 in the St. Patrick's cemetery records, a copy of which was received by St. John Courtenay III in May 1994 [1796 is shown on the Courtenay gravestone in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Newry]. This date conflicts with Crossle's death date of 1787. Edward’s wife Jane is listed in the St. Patrick's cemetery records as having died in 1828 at age 78 and is explicitly denoted as "widow of Edwd". This Edward COURTENAY was the great-grandfather of William Ashmead Courtenay, mayor of Charleston, SC.

He married [5th name on stone] Jane CARLILE on 23 Apr 1765. Jane CARLILE was born in 1744. Died on 9 Jan 1828.

They had the following children:

50 i. Jane COURTENAY, died in Jun 1832 in Newry, Co. Down, Ireland. Buried on 23 Jun 1832 in St. Patricks, Newry. Res: Ballybot, Newry. Died unmarried. see Crossle reprint p. 115
+51 ii. Mary COURTENAY
+52 iii. John COURTENAY
+53 iv. Charles Henry COURTENAY [2nd name on stone]
+54 v. David COURTENAY [6th name on stone]
+55 vi. Edward COURTENAY
+56 vii. Elizabeth COURTENAY


53. Charles Henry COURTENAY [2nd name on stone] was born about 1770. Died on 9 Jan 1809. Buried in Jan 1809 in St. Patrick's, Newry, Ireland.

He married Mary HENRY [7th name on stone]. Mary HENRY was born about 1786. Died on 6 Aug 1852 in Newry, Ireland (Ballybot). Buried in 1852 in St. Patricks Cemetery, Newry. Died age 66.

They had the following children:

+94 i. Edward Henry COURTENAY [8th name on stone].
95 ii. Charles Henry COURTENAY [4th name on stone]was born about 1809. Died at age eighteen on 5 Sep 1827 in Newry, Ireland. Buried on 8 Sep 1827 in St. Patrick's, Newry, Ireland.

He also married Elinor FOXALL on 24 Feb 1800. Elinor Foxall was the 1st wife of Charles Henry Courtenay.

They had the following children:

96 i. Jane COURTENAY [3rd name on stone]
was born about 1801. Died on 25 Aug 1823 [Note: the stone at St. Patrick’s cemetery, Newry shows Jane’s death date as 1824. Jane Courtenay died unmarried.


54. David COURTENAY [6th name on stone]was born about 1771. Died on 28 Jan 1846. Buried on 30 Jan 1846 in St. Patricks, Newry. Note: the stone at St. Patrick’s cemetery, Newry shows David’s death date as 1847.

He married Charlotte BOSQUETT on 10 Nov 1797.

They had the following children:

+97 i. David Carlile COURTENAY Rev. [10th name on stone]
98 ii. Sarah Jane COURTENAY [9th name on stone] was born about 1801. Died in 1871 at age 70. Died unmarried. Crossle (p. 106). Buried on 20 May 1871. Miss Jane Courtenay of Ball's Mill, Co. Louth.
+99 iii. Charlotte Feris COURTENAY
+100 iv. Edward ("Black Ned") COURTENAY
101 v. Mary COURTENAY was born about 1805. Baptized on 14 Aug 1805 in Newry?.
102 vi. Cordelia COURTENAY was born as a child.


94. Edward Henry COURTENAY [8th name on stone] was born about 1804. Died on 3 Jun 1872 in Dublin, Ireland (at residence 28 Burlington Road). Died age 67.

He married Charlotte Jane HARRIET on 29 Oct 1835 in Cheltenham. Charlotte Jane HARRIET was born about 1811. Died on 9 Jan 1898 in Dublin, Ireland.

They had the following children:

+165 i. Charlotte Mary COURTENAY
166 ii. Agnes Anna COURTENAY was born in Cheltenham. Unmarried.
167 iii. John Irving COURTENAY was born about 1837. Died. Died unmarried.
+168 iv. Jane Adelaide Courtenay COURTENAY


97. David Carlile COURTENAY Rev [10th name on stone]was born on 1 Jun 1800 in Dublin, Ireland. Died on 20 Apr 1891 in Dunmore, Kingstown, Co. Dublin. Buried in April 1891 in St. Patrick's, Newry, Ireland. Crossle (p. 103). Buried in common Courtenay grave at St. Patricks, Newry. Section III, grave 122, Plots 4.

He married Dorothea BRADY [11th name on stone]in Jun 1842. Dorothea BRADY, died in 1874. Buried in 1874 in St. Patricks, Newry N. Ireland. Source: Letter dated 22 May 1994 to St. John Courtenay III from John O'Brien, 1 School Road, Commons Newry, Co. Down. Second source: Photograph of the Courtenay stone at St. Patrick’s taken in 1997 during a visit to Newry by Dr. Thomas A. Courtenay of Shelbyville, Kentucky.

They had the following children:

+169 i. Charlotte Letitia COURTENAY
+170 ii. Edward Maziere COURTENAY



Seeking any information on a William Courtney, born somewhere in Ireland in 1756, and later settled in Morristown New Jersey USA

               Seeking ANY information you may have on what family and location in Ireland this       William Courtney originated from.  Please help with this search!  Many thanks.