Henry Couch

1806–
Dartmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Couch was born in 1806, in Dartmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Couch, was 41 and his mother, Mary Johnston, was 41.

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Family Time Line

John Couch
1765–1825
Mary Johnston
1765–
William Johnson Couch
1791–
John Beard Couch
1794–
Thomas Couch
1797–
Mary Ann Couch
1799–
Agnes Couch
1803–
Henry Couch
1806–
Robert Couch
1809–

Parents and Siblings

    John Couch

    Male1765–1825Male

    Mary Johnston

    Female1765–Female

siblings

(7)

    William Johnson Couch

    Male1791–Male

    John Beard Couch

    Male1794–Male

    Thomas Couch

    Male1797–Male

    Mary Ann Couch

    Female1799–Female

    Agnes Couch

    Female1803–Female

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 2

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 17

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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