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Rose Courtney

Servant for Lt. George D. Wallace

Born: June 1847

Died: November 26, 1907*

Grave location: Post Cemetery, Fort Meade, Sturgis, South Dakota

Grave GPS Coordinates: N44 24.159 W103 28.598

*Date of death also given as November 28, 1907.

Rose Courtney was the civilian servant for Lt. George Wallace.  Wallace was later killed at Wounded Knee.  Courtney was the widow of a soldier and was given a cabin to live in for the rest of her life.  On the night she moved in the cabin burned, killing Courtney.  Her obituary appeared in the Sturgis Weekly Record of November 29, 1907.

Headstone for Rose Courtney at the Post Cemetery - Fort Meade - Sturgis, South Dakota

Rose Courtney Obituary - Sturgis Weekly Record - November 29, 1907

Joseph Bates aka Joseph Murphy -- Abram Brant -- Alexander Brown -- John Burri -- Rose Courtney -- Peter Eixenberger -- Moses Flint

Edward Garlick  -- Max Goetze -- John Hammon -- Max Hoehn -- Jacob Katzemeir -- James King -- John Lattman -- John Mahoney

Samuel McCormick -- James McGee -- David McWilliams -- Jan Mollar -- Daniel Newell -- Olans Northeg -- John Pahl

James Rooney -- Elijah Strode -- Peter Thompson -- George Weaver -- Henry Charles Weihe -- Markus Weiss -- Charles Windolph