Joseph Alexander Couzens

29 December 1890–21 February 1976 (Age 85)
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

The Life of Joseph Alexander

When Joseph Alexander Couzens was born on 29 December 1890, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, his father, Samuel Couzens, was 26 and his mother, Kate Lawrence, was 23. He married Fayette Mills on 30 June 1920, in Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Intermountain Election Precinct, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Santa Cruz, Bolivia in 1947. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 21 February 1976, in Capitola, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Joseph Alexander Couzens
Fayette Mills
Marriage: 30 June 1920
Patricia Couzens
Thomas R Couzens

Spouse and Children

30 June 1920
Ada, Idaho, United States


    Patricia Couzens


    Thomas R Couzens


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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · ""

Age 6

"""Post office name was changed from """"Boise City"""" to """"Boise"""" in 1896. Remains as such today."""
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Cousin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph A Couzens in household of Samuel Couzens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph A. Couzens in household of Samuel Couzens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph A Couzens, "United States Census, 1930"

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