Mary Ann Couch

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

The Life Summary 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, Isabella 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 lived in Union Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. 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

  • Marriage
    10 May 1866
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860
    Age 12
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    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

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Gooch
    Gush
    Coach

    Sources (21)

    • Mary A Couch in household of Jacob Couch, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary A Boyd in household of Jason Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mary A. Couch in entry for Boyd, "Missouri Births and Christenings, 1827-1935"

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