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John De Courcy
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John De Courcy of New Brunswick


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John De Courcy of New Brunswick

  • Born: 1788, Kinsale, Cork County, Ireland
  • Marriage: Mary Cummins in Kinsale, Ireland
  • Died: Jan 1849, New Brunswick at age 61

bullet   Another name for John was John DeCourcey.


bullet  General Notes:

Immigrated to New Brunswick in 1823 with land grant from King George IV, documented 1824 and 1826

Resided at McCain settlement, Sussex Parish, Kings County, New Brunswick

Shown as father in marriage certificate of Honora to Daniel Whelan in 1831. Mother is shown as Mary (Cummins) with both parents indicated as being from Kinsale, Cork Co.

Land grants in Sussex Parish, NB. Grant #7 (between McCain Settlement and Ratter's Corners). Another grant provided to James DeCoursey (near Cassidy's Lake).

1830 document tranferring 100 acres from John (and wife Mary) DeCourcy to Timothy DeCoursy

Estimated death as January 1849 as estate documents transferred land are dated Jan 31, 1849.

Styled as DeCourcy on original land grant. Other references and subsequent land transfers occasionally shown as DeCourcey - but DeCourcy is the predominant spelling.

Source: New Brunswick Provincial Archives RS686-1845/12/02 #3451 Crown Grant; RS686 1826/04/12 #1986 Crown Grant and RS108 - 1825 Land Petition (signed Dec. 1824).


John married Mary Cummins in Kinsale, Ireland. (Mary Cummins was born in 1792 in Ireland and died in 1852 in New Brunswick.)

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