Reverend Bartlett Linley Couch

19 May 1844–20 May 1921 (Age 77)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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, 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, Benton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Huntington, 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

Spouse and Children

4 December 1864
Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



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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

1 Cornish and Welsh: nickname for a red-haired man, from cough, coch ‘red(-haired)’. Compare Gough .2 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of beds or bedding, or perhaps a nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English, Old French couche ‘bed’, a derivative of Old French coucher ‘to lay down’, Latin collocare ‘to place’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barlett Couch in household of Linley Leroy Couch, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Barlett Couch in household of Linley Leroy Couch, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • 1870 Census Indiana - Bartlet L Couch, "United States Census, 1870"

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