William married Julia MADDEN about 1855 in Ontario, Canada. (Julia MADDEN was born in Apr 1833 in Ireland and died after 1900 in prob. Luce County, Michigan.)
1 1900 US Census (District 158, Denton, Roscommon County, Michigan). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Thomas D. Harcourt (age 38, b. Apr 1861, Canada), wife Bridget L. (age 40, b. Sep 1849, Canada) and children Mary E. (age 6, b. Aug 1893, MI), Catherine A. (age 2, b. Nov 1897, MI) and Julia T. (age 6 mos, b. Dec 1899, MI), living in Denton, Michigan. Also in the household is Thomas' father, William Harcourt (age 72, b. May 1828, Ireland), and "boarders" Julia A. White (age 19, b. Feb 1881, MI), Mary E. White (age 15, b. Jul 1884, MI), John Sullivan (age 48, b. Jul 1851, Canada) [Bridget's brother] and John M. Harcourt (age 42, b. Jul 1857, Canada) [probably Thomas' brother]. Thomas is listed as a "farmer" and indicates that he immigrated to the U.S. in 1879 and is naturalized. He also indicates that both his parents were born in Ireland. Bridget indicates that she immigrated in 1878, is not naturalized, and has had four children, three of whom are still living. William Harcourt indicates that he came to the U.S. in 1880, was naturalized, and that both his parents were born in Ireland. John M. Harcourt is listed as a "day laborer" and indicates that he came to the U.S. in 1878 and is naturalized. He also indicates that both his parents were born in Ireland.
2 1880 US Census (District 22, West Bay City, Bay County, Michigan). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 3. Lists William Harcourt (age 52, b. Ireland), wife Madden (age 45, b. Ireland) and children John (age 22, b. Canada), Lizzie (age 13, b. Canada), Charles (age 4, b. Canada) and Luke (age 10, b. Canada), living in West Bay City, Michigan. William and John are both listed as "laborers." Also living in West Bay City is their son, Thomas, and daughters, Kate and Mary.
1871 Canadian Census (Peel, Wellington North County, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. HARCOURT , WILLIAM
Religion: Roman Catholic
District: WELLINGTON NORTH ( 035 )
Sub-district: Peel ( B )
Microfilm reel: C-9949
Reference: RG31 — Statistics Canada