Jemima Couch

1781–15 June 1859 (Age 78)
Manchester, Hartford, Conn.

The Life of Jemima

Jemima Couch was born in 1781. She married Enos Treat on 27 June 1805. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1850. She died on 15 June 1859, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Enos Treat
1781–1858
Jemima Couch
1781–1859
Marriage: 27 June 1805
Elisha Treat
1809–1867

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1805
children

(1)

    Elisha Treat

    Male1809–1867Male

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 0

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 21

"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."

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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  • Jemima Tseal in household of Enos Tseal, "United States Census, 1850"

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