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John Marion Harcourt (b. July 16, 1836, d. February 24, 1916)John Marion Harcourt (son of John Harcourt and Marietta Heady) was born July 16, 1836 in Austin, Scott County,Indiana567, and died February 24, 1916 in Rock,Cowley County,Kansas567.He married Nancy Riddle Dement on November 18, 1858 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois567, daughter of Joseph D. Dement and Margaret (Peggy) Riddle.
Notes for John Marion Harcourt:
Purchased land in Illinois in 1862 (doesn't say where)-Illinois Land Records.
1880 Cowley Co. KS census
John M. Harcourt farmer 43 b. IN father b. MO mother b. KY
Nancy R. 44 b. IL father b. VA mother b. KY
Alfred S. b. IL
George A. 16 b. IL
Harvey W. 8 b. KS
Walter S. 3 b. KS
Elsie R. 1 b. KS
1900 Winfield Twp; Cowley Co. KS
J.M. Harcourt July 1836, m. 42 yrs; b. IN father b. MD mother b. KY retired farmer
N.R. Feb. 1836 7 children 3 alive, b. IL; father b. VA mother b. OH
Obituary-Thurs. Feb. 24, 1916-John M. Harcourt dead-Pioneer Resident of Cowley Co. passed away Thursday Morning
John M. Harcourt...who had been critically ill the past 11 weeks died Thursday morning.Several years ago Mr. Harcourt suffered a stroke of paralysis from which he never fully regained his health and 11 weeks ago was taken sick with lagrippe which later caused a complication of diseases and owing to his advanced age and weakened vitality he was unable to regain any strength.
Mr. Harcourt was b. near Indianapolis, IN on July 16, 1836 and later moved to IL.On Nov. 18, 1858 he was united in marriage to Miss Nancy R. Dement of Mt. Pulaski, IL, where they resided until 1870 when they came to the frontier plains of Kansas and located in Cowley Co. on Rock Creek near Rock.
On Sept. 16, 1893 they retired from farm life and moved to Winfield where they resided for 8 years.Later they spent 3 years in Arkansas City and 1 year in CA.They returned to Winfield 7 years ago.
To this union was born 7 children.4 have preceded the father in death and are 3 are left to comfort the wife and mother.The surviving children are George M. Harcourt of Rock, Harvey W. of Cabeel, MO, and Mrs. Pierre Fink of San Diego, CA.At the age of 72 years Mr. Harcourt united with the Methodist Church and had lived a consistent life.....
The funeral will be held Friday afternoon promptly at 1:00...It will be a motor funeral, the party and body will be taken to Rock in the Morris Motor hearse for interment in the Stalter Cemetery.
More About John Marion Harcourt:
Burial: Unknown, Salter Cemetery, Rock, Cowley Co. Kansas.567
More About John Marion Harcourt and Nancy Riddle Dement:
Marriage: November 18, 1858, Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.567
Children of John Marion Harcourt and Nancy Riddle Dement are:
- +Alfred S. Harcourt, b. September 02, 1861, Logan County, Illinois, d. February 18, 1898, Mulvane, Sumner County, Kansas.