Andrew L Couch

Brief Life History of Andrew L

When Andrew L Couch was born on 11 October 1818, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Couch Sr, was 35 and his mother, Sally Edwards, was 25. He married Winney Yates on 6 June 1844, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Lancaster Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 25 February 1901, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82.

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Andrew L Couch
Winney Yates
Marriage: 6 June 1844
Patrick Couch
Martha Couch
Elizabeth Couch
Nathan C Couch
John Nelson Couch
Jonathan Couch
Rachal Couch
Joseph A. Couch

Sources (13)

  • Andrew L Conch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew Couch, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Andrew L. Couch, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries 1834: Huntington, Indiana, United States


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

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.

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