James Ronan COURTNEY (1867-1948/53)born in Dingle, Kerry Ireland immigrated to US through Boston in 1885. Settled in Chicago, IL. Married Catherine Hussey (1873-Unknown) on January 5, l893 in Chicago, IL. According to 1920 Census they lived at 5301 S. Morgan in Chicago. Children were James, Edward, Thomas, Ella, Mildred, Francis, Catherine, Agnes, and Florence. Believe James R. Courtney's uncle was Michael Courtney. Thomas J. Courtney (1894-1971) married Kathryn Foley in 1917 and had one daughter Rita Marie Courtney (1918-1975). Rita Courtney married Edward J. Vaughan (1918-1960)(son of Coleman Vaughan [1872-1965]) in 1943.