Henry B Couch

Brief Life History of Henry B

When Henry B Couch was born in November 1894, in Arkansas, United States, his father, John K. Couch, was 31 and his mother, Martha Lucendy Copeland, was 26. He lived in Fourche Lafave Township, Perry, Arkansas, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

John K. Couch
1863–1918
Martha Lucendy Copeland
1868–1939
Nancy Corine Couch
1886–1924
Emma Jane Couch
1888–1979
Abigail B Couch
1890–1960
Hester A Couch
1893–
Henry B Couch
1894–
Noda F Couch
1897–1987

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  • Henry B Couch in household of John K Couch, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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