Hannah Couch

1678–10 November 1732 (Age 54)
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Couch was born in 1678, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Simon Couch, was 45 and her mother, Mary Andrews, was 33. She married Peter Coley Jr. about 1699, in Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 November 1732, in her hometown, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Peter Coley Jr.
1671–1725
Hannah Couch
1678–1732
Marriage: about 1699
Hannah Coley
1700–
Ebenezer Coley
1710–1712
Peter Coley
1702–1743
Simon Coley
1703–1794
Elizabeth Coley
1705–1786
Andrew Coley
1708–1801
Ebenezer Coley
1712–1735
David Coley Sr.
1715–1802
Jonathan Coley
1717–1810
Mary Coley
1721–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1699
Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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 (1)

  • Couch, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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