Harriet Tyler

15 January 1800–23 August 1874 (Age 74)
Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Tyler was born on 15 January 1800, in Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, James Tyler, was 42 and her mother, Clarina Punderson, was 36. She married Rev. Paul Newby Couch on 28 May 1827, in Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 23 August 1874, in Jewett, Greene, New York, United States, at the age of 74.

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Rev. Paul Newby Couch
Harriet Tyler
Marriage: 28 May 1827
Joseph James Couch
Thomas Tremlett Couch
Ebenezer F. Couch

Spouse and Children

28 May 1827
Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States


    Joseph James Couch


    Thomas Tremlett Couch


    Ebenezer F. Couch


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World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 20

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or layer of tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle English tile ‘tile’. In the Middle Ages tiles were widely used in floors and pavements, and to a lesser extent in roofing, where they did not really come into their own until the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet T Couch in household of Paul Couch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet Tyler in entry for Paul Couch, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Harriet in entry for Thos. T. Couch and Hannah E. Mason, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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