Reverend Bartlett Linley Couch

Male19 May 1844–20 May 1921

Brief Life History of Bartlett Linley

When Reverend Bartlett Linley Couch was born on 19 May 1844, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jonathon Couch, was 31 and his mother, Eunice Gardner, was 32. He married Sarah Elizabeth Chenoweth on 4 December 1864, in Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Center Township, Benton, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 20 May 1921, in Fowler, Center Township, Benton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend Bartlett Linley Couch
Sarah Elizabeth Chenoweth
Marriage: 4 December 1864
William Sherman Couch
Sylvia Alice Couch
Lillian Jane Couch
Otto Leroy Couch

Sources (24)

  • Barlett Couch in household of Linley Leroy Couch, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • 1850 Census North Carolina - Legacy NFS Source: Bartlett Linley Couch - Government record: Census record: birth: 19 May 1844; Guilford, North Carolina, United States (1844)
  • 1864 Marriage - Bartlett L Couch, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007" (1864)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1864Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 9

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cornwall and Devon): nickname from Middle English couch(e) ‘hump, hunch’, used for a hunchback. In Cornwall and Devon it is usually pronounced as Cooch.

    English (Cornwall and Devon): variant of Gooch .

    English (Cornwall and Devon): from Middle English coche, couche ‘bed, couch, tablecloth’ (Old French couche, culche). It could have been a metonymic occupational name for someone who made such items or a nickname for a lazy individual. Alternatively, it could have been applied to someone who produced couchwork, a luxurious embroidery in which gold or silver thread and jewels were sewn into satin or silk robes.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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