Biographical Sketch of Garrett Coursey Jr.

Coursey, Jr., Garrett, Panton, Vergennes p. o., was born in Ireland in 1822. He was married in 1856 to Catherine Butler. They have had a family of eight children born to them, of whom only two are now living, Edwin and Margaret (who was married to John O’Donnell). Garrett, jr., was a son of Garrett, sr., and Margaret (Ring) Coursey, who were married in Ireland. Four of their children came to America and settled in Addison county, Vt., and in 1852 Garrett and Margaret, with their other two children, came to Vermont by way of Montreal, and settled in Monkton, Vt., after which they settled in Ferrisburgh, where they remained until 1861, when they settled in Panton, Vt. Garrett Coursey, sr., died in 1868, and his wife, Margaret, died in 1884.

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