John Henry Cousins

14 January 1845–5 April 1897 (Age 52)
Harston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Cousins was born on 14 January 1845, in Harston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cousins, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Streeton, was 33. He married Charlotte Tawlks on 12 January 1864, in Bicker, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 5 April 1897, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Kaw Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Cousins
1845–1897
Charlotte Tawlks
1845–1913
Marriage: 12 January 1864
Jim Henry Cousins
1866–1928
Annie Cousins
John Willie Cousins
1867–1891
Mary Jane Cousins
1869–1943
Charlotte Rose Cousins
1872–1921
Elizabeth Annie Cousins
1878–1961
Fanny Florence Cousins
1883–1955
Lottie Cousins
1889–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1864
Bicker, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Cousins

    Male1819–1882Male

    Elizabeth Streeton

    Female1812–1874Female

siblings

(8)

    George Cousins

    Male1842–Male

    Eliza Cousins

    Female1843–Female

    Male1845–1897Male

    William Cousins

    Male1845–Male

    Charles Cousin

    Male1849–Male

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1860

Age 15

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the nickname Cousin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Cousin in household of William Cousin, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Henry Cousins in household of William Cousins, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Henry Cousins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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