Mary Ann Couch

10 December 1848–23 April 1927 (Age 78)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Couch was born on 10 December 1848, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Whitmore Couch, was 30 and her mother, Isabell Amanda Mouck, was 22. She married Jason Lee Boyd on 10 May 1866. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 23 April 1927, in Center, Ralls, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Madisonville Cemetery, Jasper Township, Ralls, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jason Lee Boyd
1841–1925
Mary Ann Couch
1848–1927
Marriage: 10 May 1866
Martha A Boyd
1869–1870
Norah Amanda Boyd
1871–1896
Della Frances Boyd
1873–1876
Margaret Isabelle Boyd
1875–1951
Carie Edna Boyd
1878–1882
Arthur Garfield Boyd
1880–1880
Roy Edgar Boyd
1882–1955
Jennie May Boyd
1885–1961
Boyd
1886–
Richard Harrison Boyd
1891–1965

Spouse and Children

    Jason Lee Boyd

    Male1841–1925Male

    Female1848–1927Female

MARRIAGE
10 May 1866
children

(10)

    Martha A Boyd

    Female1869–1870Female

    Norah Amanda Boyd

    Female1871–1896Female

    Della Frances Boyd

    Female1873–1876Female

    Female1875–1951Female

    Carie Edna Boyd

    Female1878–1882Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Whitmore Couch

    Male1818–1897Male

    Isabell Amanda Mouck

    Female1826–1902Female

siblings

(7)

    Elizabeth Couch

    Female1843–1844Female

    Isabel Amanda Couch

    Female1845–1887Female

    Female1848–1927Female

    Henry Couch

    Male1855–Male

    Margaret Lucinda Couch

    Female1861–1936Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 15

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Mary A Boyd in household of Jason Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A Boyd in household of Jason L Boyd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary A Boyd in household of J L Boyd Boyd, "United States Census, 1900"

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