Samuel Henry Courrier

14 December 1868–23 August 1963 (Age 94)
Emerald Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Samuel Henry

When Samuel Henry Courrier was born on 14 December 1868, in Emerald Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, his father, Johann Gottlieb Courrier, I, was 26 and his mother, Frederika Emma Meyer, was 22. He married Olga Anna Wegner on 26 October 1893, in Emerald Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Foster Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years. He died on 23 August 1963, in Wells, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Rice Lake Cemetery, Faribault, Minnesota, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Henry Courrier
Olga Anna Wegner
Marriage: 26 October 1893

Spouse and Children

26 October 1893
Emerald Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Gottlieb Courrier, I


    Frederika Emma Meyer




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 16

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 25

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places called Courtier (Seine-et-Marne, Aples-de-Haute-Provence), Courtié (Tarn), or Courtière (Loir-et-Cher).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Creiger in household of John Creiger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sam Currer, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Samuel Cornell in household of Martin Ludke, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.