Theophilus William Couch

6 July 1856–
St Austell, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Theophilus William

When Theophilus William Couch was born on 6 July 1856, in St Austell, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Theophilus Phillips Couch, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Maria Sarah, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mrs Loemma A Couch.

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Family Time Line

Theophilus William Couch
1856–
Mrs Loemma A Couch
1856–
Charles Philip Couch
1887–
Hannah M Couch
1891–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Theophilus Phillips Couch

    Male1830–Male

    Hannah Maria Sarah

    Female1824–Female

siblings

(3)

    Charles Phillips Couch

    Male1855–Male

    Humphery C. Couch

    Male1855–Male

    Male1856–Male

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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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Sources (3)

  • Theophilus W Couch, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Theophilus W Couch in household of Hannah M Couch, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Theophilus W Couch, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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