Eugene Couch

Brief Life History of Eugene

When Eugene Couch was born on 8 February 1912, in Beattyville, Lee, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Couch, was 22 and his mother, Louellen Chrisman, was 19. He married Bethel Marguerite Click on 28 April 1934, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Saint Clair Township, Butler, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 September 1985, in Middletown, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Butler, Ohio, United States.

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Eugene Couch
Bethel Marguerite Click
Marriage: 28 April 1934
Glester Maurice Couch
Beverly Fay Couch
Nelda Rae Couch
Sheila Kay Couch

Sources (13)

  • Eugene Couch, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Eugene Couch, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Eugene Couch, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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