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Lee Chester Granville Coursey

Male 1916 - 1994  (78 years)


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  • Name Lee Chester Granville Coursey 
    Nickname Lg 
    Born 4 Mar 1916  Nine, McCullough County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Amended birth certificate gives the date of birth as 4 March 1916. This was amended in 1974. The Social Security death index gives 4 March as the date of birth
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Coleman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • James R Coursey rentrs home is 49 yrs, born Texas, father born Alabama, mother born Arkansas is a general laborer
      Cynthia, wife, age 46 born Texas, fathr in Tennessee, mother born Georgia
      Albert E son age 22, born Texas, general laborer
      Pauline daughter age 13 born Texas
      Ernest R. son age 8 born Texas
      Alvin R age 7 born Texas
      Chester age 3 years 7 months born Texas
    Census 1940  Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Alvin Coursey age 26 born Texas, married, residence in 1935 same place, rents home $15/month 8 grade, brand packer in flour mill
      Frances age 23 born Arkansas, same place, 2 years of high school
      Cynthia, mother, age 64, born Texas, Ballinger Runnels County Texas, 5th grade
      L C brother age 24, born Texas, Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, 5th grade, laborer
    • Role: brother
    Census 1940  Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Alvin Coursey age 26 born Texas, married, residence in 1935 same place, rents home $15/month 8 grade, brand packer in flour mill
      Frances age 23 born Arkansas, same place, 2 years of high school
      Cynthia, mother, age 64, born Texas, Billinger Runnels County Texas, 5th grade
      L C brother age 24, born Texas, Billinger, Runnels County, Texas, 5th grade, laborer in auto wrecking shop
    Military From 13 Oct 1941 to 8 Nov 1945  Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Name: Lee C Coursey
      Name (Original): COURSEY LEE C
      Event Type: Military Service
      Event Date: 13 Oct 1941
      Term of Enlistment:
      Event Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
      Race: White
      Citizenship Status: citizen
      Birth Year: 1916
      Birthplace: TEXAS
      Education Level: Grammar school
      Civilian Occupation:
      Marital Status: Single, without dependents
      Military Rank: Private
      Army Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Army Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Serial Number: 38045599
      Affiliate ARC Identifier: 1263923
      Box Film Number: 12806.46
      Release date: 8 Nov 1945
    Name Leychester Granville Coursey 
    Died 29 Jul 1994  Temple, Bell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Cause: Natural Causes of death 
    • Given Name: Lee C Coursey
      Birth Date: 4 March 1916
      Social Security Number: 466-10-2053
      State: Texas
      Last Place of Residence: Temple, Bell, Texas
      Previous Residence Postal Code: 76505
      Event Date: 29 July 1994
      Age: 78
    Person ID I8251  Goheen
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2015 

    Father James Robert Coursey,   b. 19 Feb 1870, Purdon, Navarro County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1938, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Cynthia Elizabeth Farris,   b. 12 Jun 1875, Winnsboro, Wood County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1953, Longview, Gregg County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1892  Menard, Menard County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 10
    • The birth of their son Lee states Cynthia Farris as the mother
    Family ID F2904  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1054] Census 1930, 1930 US Census, Runnels County, Texas, population schedule, Ballinger city, ED 200-2, family 484, line 7, page 44, James R Coursey, NARA micropublication T626, roll 2389 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1093] Birth Certif McCullough Co. Texas, Lee Chester Coursey; no, 122252; 1916.

    3. [S1055] Census 1920, 1920 US Census, Coleman County, Texas, populstion schedule, Coleman, ED 48, family 331, line 37, page 44, James R Coursey, NARA micropublication T625, roll 1788 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1057] Census 1940, 1940 US Census, Witchita County, Texas, population schedule, Witchita Falls, 2nd J-pct, ED 243-20, family 218, line 14, Sheet 12A, Alvin Coursey, NARA micropublication T627, roll 4163 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1034] Familysearch .org, "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-27822-13198-31?cc=2000219&wc=M9QN-JFC:391237873 : accessed 20 Sep 2013), Texas > Wichita > Justice Precinct 1, Wichita Falls > 243-20 Justice Preci (Reliability: 3).
      "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-27822-13198-31?cc=2000219&wc=M9QN-JFC:391237873 : accessed 20 Sep 2013), Texas > Wichita > Justice Precinct 1, Wichita Falls > 243-20 Justice Preci

    6. [S909] Fold3, http://www.fold3.com/page/620570323_lee_coursey (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1095] Military WWII enlistment, viewed; 14 January 2015; Lee C Coursey.

    8. [S1104] Death Texas Registratiion Index, Lee Coursey; Bell County, Texas; index.

    9. [S841] SSDI FHL, Lee C Coursey; 466-10-2053; 1994.

    10. [S1034] Familysearch .org, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," index and images, FamilySearch, accessed 18 Sep 2014, James Robert Coursey in entry for Lee Chester Coursey, 04 Mar 1916; citing Rural, Mcculloch, Texas, United States, certificate 12252 (Reliability: 3).