Person:Courtney Loofbourrow (1)

Rev. Courtney Burchard Loofbourrow
  • F.  William Loofbourrow (add)
  • M.  Martha Lemasters (add)
  1. Bertha Jane Loofbourrow1874 - 1957
  2. Rev. Courtney Burchard Loofbourrow1878 - 1955
  • HRev. Courtney Burchard Loofbourrow1878 - 1955
  • WCaroline Jones1880 - 1909
m. Aug 1900
Facts and Events
Name Rev. Courtney Burchard Loofbourrow
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Apr 1878 Darke, Ohio, United States
Marriage Aug 1900 to Caroline Jones
Death[1] 23 Jul 1955 New Auburn, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Sabbath Recorder
    159:7:108, August 29, 1955.

    Rev. C. Burchard Loofbourrow was born the son of William and Martha LeMasters Loofbourrow, April 1, 1878, in Darke County, Ohio. He moved with his parents to Nebraska as a youngster.
    In August, 1900, he was united in marriage with Caroline Jones. To this union were born four children: Helen, Vivian, Grace, and Wade. In 1906, he moved with his family to Milton, Wis., where he attended Milton College. Mrs. Loofbourrow passed away in 1909. Mr. Loofbourrow taught school in Boaz Township, Wis., from 1913 to 1915. On June 30, 1915, he married Ruth Philip at Lone Rock, Wis. To this union five children were born: Philip, Anna, Donald, Juanita, and Kent. Mr. Loofbourrow became pastor of the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Walworth, Wis., where he remained until 1920. He and his family then moved to New Auburn where he served as pastor in the Seventh Day Baptist Church for twelve and a half years, and as friend and community citizen since resigning from the pastorate.
    He also served as pastor of the Edinburg, Tex., Seventh Day Baptist Church for three years.
    Mr. Loofbourrow went to his eternal rest at his home on Sabbath day,July 23, 1955. He is survived by his wife and nine children: Helen (Mrs. Elmer Nelson), Grace (Mrs. Eli Loofboro), Juanita (Mrs. John Torgerson), all of New Auburn, Wis., Vivian (Mrs. Chester Nelson), Glencoe, Minn.; Anna (Mrs. Wayne Rood), El Cerrito, Calif.; Wade, Yreka, Calif.; Donald, Lake Zurich, Ill.; and Kent, Beloit, Wis. Also surviving are a brother, W. C. Loofbourrow, American Falls, Ida., and three sisters: Mrs. Grace Helman, La Mesa, Calif.; Mrs. Jennie Bee, North Loup, Neb.; Mrs. John Chatfield, Ord., Neb.; 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Memorial services were held July 25 at the New Auburn Seventh Day Baptist Church, with his pastor, Rev. David A. Clark, officiating.