address1=1926 Colosseum Way
ancestor= Thomas Courtney Sr 1768-1809 b. VA died KY
comments=Looking for parents of Thomas Courtney Sr. b 1768 King & Queen Co. VA died 1809 Shelbyville KY, married Nancy Jeffries Sept 11, 1794 in King & Queen Co. VA # children 8.
MY DIRECT LINE:
Peter Courtney Sr. 1798-1850 b. Feb 2, 1798 King & Queen Co. VA d. 1850 going to the California Goldrush. # children 9, married:
Rhoda Quisenberry 1802-1843 b. Feb 3, 1802 in Clark Co. KY, d. Jan 30, 1843 in Independence MO. M.1819 in Clark Co. KY # children 9.
Child #9 is Henson Hardin Courtney is my direct line:
b. 24 April 1839 Shelby Co. KY
d. 03 August 1916 Selma, CA
1st wife was Elmantha Jemison who died in 1860 along with an infant son.
2nd wife was Margaret Yancey b. June 1839-49? in KY d. 17 Mar 1924 in Selma, CA. #children 3:
Lucy Courtney b. 1876 Sedalia MO. d.1867 Selma, CA
Ellamantha Courtney b. 9 June 1879 Sedalia MO. d. 17 Mar 1947 Selma CA.
Ellamantha is my direct line. She is my great grandmother.
Charles Courtney 9 Jan 1886 ? d. 15 Oct 1920 Selma, CA.
Would love to hear from any other Courntey relatives who think they are connected to my family line.
Stuck in California.