Born in New Jersey in 1823. Coursen worked as a salesman while in Sacramento in 1859-60. He died in San Francisco on Aug. 13, 1908. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1859.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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