|HARCOURT, Luke Arthur (Dr. )
Luke married Elizabeth Mary WOODCOCK, daughter of Ralph Alexander WOODCOCK and Catherine Mary UNKNOWN, on 29 Apr 1879 in Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada.1 2 (Elizabeth Mary WOODCOCK was born in Aug 1858 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada and died before 1910 in California.)
Oxford County Marriages (Rootsweb: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc/oxford79.htm). Surety: 4. 008422-79 - Luke Arthur HARCOURT , 41 , physician , Canada , Chicago USA , s/o Luke & Mary , married Elizabeth Mary WOODCOCK , 22 , Woodstock , Ingersoll , d/o Ralph Alexander & Catherine Mary , witn: Arthur BIXEL of Ingersoll & Thomas LESTER of Hamilton , 29 April 1879 at Ingersoll. Catholic.
Ontario Marriage Index, 1858-1899 (Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Name: Luke Arthur Harcourt
Residence: Chicago, Illinois
Place of Birth: Canada
Marital Status: bachelor
Parents: Luke & Mary Harcourt
Spouse Name: Elizabeth Mary Woodcock
Place of Birth: Woodstock
Marital Status: spinster
Parents: Ralph Alexander & Mary Catherine Woodcock
Witnesses: Arthur Bixel, Ingersoll; Thomas Lester, Hamilton.
Date of Marriage: 29 Apr 1879
Place of Marriage: Catholic Church, Ingersoll
Bridegroom's Religion: Catholic
Bride's Religion: Catholic
Married By: Rev. B. Barabat, priest
3 1860 US Census (Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 2. Lists Luke Harcourt (age 22, b. Canada) living in the household of Richard Haigle (age 49, b. England), "farmer," and his family in Dearborn, Michigan. Luke is listed as a "farm laborer."
4 Ontario Marriage Index, 1858-1899 (Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Records marriage of Luke Arthur Harcourt on 29 Apr 1879 in Ingersoll. [Wife's name not given]
5 1900 US Census (District 93, Sacramento Ward 9, Sacramento County, California). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Dr. L.A. [Luke] Harcourt (age 62, b. Apr 1838, Canada), wife E. J. [Elizabeth Woodcock] (age 41, b. Aug 1858, Canada) and children Ralph (age 18, b. Nov 1881, Canada), Blanche (age 16, b. Dec 1883, IL), Geraldine (age 13, b. Mar 1887, IL), Harold (age 11, b. Jun 1888, Canada), Bessie (age 6, b. Aug 1893, IL) and Reginald (age 6, b. Aug 1893, IL) [Twins], living in Sacramento, California. Also in the household are Alex Morrison (age 34, b. Aug 1865, Scotland), Mary Morrison (age 32, b. Oct 1868, Canada) and children H.M. (male, age 8, b. Nov 1891, IL) and Wm. H. (age 3, b. Mar 1897, IL), who are listed as "boarders." Luke is listed as a "physician," and indicates that both his parents were born in Ireland. He also indicates that he came to U.S. in 1850 and was naturalized, and has lived in the U.S. for 50 years. Elizabeth indicates that she came to the U.S. in 1879 and has lived there for 21 years. The couple indicate that they have been married for 21 years and have had 6 children, all living. Ralph is listed as a "salesman dry goods." Alex Morrison is listed as a "carpenter R.R.," and indicates that both his parents were born in Scotland. He also indicates that he came to the U.S. in 1888 and was naturalized. Mary Morrison indicates that she came to the U.S. in 1889.
6 1880 US Census (District 83, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists L.A. Harcourt (age 42, b. Canada), and wife Bessie [Woodcock] (age 23, b. Canada) living in Chicago, Illinois. Luke is listed as a "physician" and indicates that both his parents were born in Ireland. Bessie indicates that both her parents were born in Canada.
7 1910 US Census (District 154, Washington Twsp, Alameda County, California). Surety: 4. Lists Luke A. Harcourt (age 66, b. Canada), widower, living alone in Washington Twsp, California. Luke indicates that both his parents were born in Canada [erroneous], and is listed as a "physician - medicine." He also indicates that he came to the U.S. in 1866 and was naturalized.
Ontario Canada Births, 1869-1907 (Oxford County, Ontario, Canada: 1880). Surety: 4. Name: Ralph Herbert Harcourt
Date of Birth: 15 Nov 1880
Birth County: Oxford
Father's Name: Luke Arthur Harcourt
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Woodcock
Roll Number: MS929_45