When Ella F Courtright was born on 24 April 1901, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, William Tilden Courtright, was 23 and her mother, Ada Collins, was 25. She married Forrest Thomas Hinton about 1921, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Franklin Furnace, Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 29 September 1982, in Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Scioto Township, Ross, Ohio, United States.
Americanized form of Dutch Kortrijk: habitational name from the city of Kortrijk in Flanders, in French known as Courtrai. Compare Cartwright , Cortright , Courtwright , Curtright , Cutright , and Kortright .
Perhaps also an altered form of English Cartwright .
History: The progenitors of the (majority of the) Courtrights (and Cortrights, Kortrights, etc.) were the brothers Jan and Michiel Bastiansen van Kortryk from Leerdam in the Netherlands, who arrived with their families to New Amsterdam in New Netherland (now New York City, NY) in 1663. The descendants of one or another brother also bear the surnames Kortright, Kortwright, Cortright, Co(u)rtwright, Cartwright, and Cu(r)tright.