Joseph Page COUCH

Joseph Page COUCH

Male 1865 - 1933

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  • Name  Joseph Page COUCH 
    Born  1 Feb 1865  Wabash Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Oct 1933  Carter Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Smith Cemetery, Alton, Oregon Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2819  adkinshorton
    Last Modified  2 Jan 2013 

    Father  Levi D. COUCH,   b. 17 Aug 1835, Wabash Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1912, Wabash Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Harriet Bryant Litherland,   b. 18 Nov 1832, Wabash Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1912, Wabash Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Litherland
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Litherland
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Bryant Litherland
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Bryant Litherland
    from family tree of Philip Hutson
    Documents

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    1870-IL Census, Round Prairie, Wabash Co, IL
    1870-IL Census, Round Prairie, Wabash Co, IL
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Bryant Litherland with children
    1880-IL Census, District 194, Thristy Township, Lawrence Co, IL
    1880-IL Census, District 194, Thristy Township, Lawrence Co, IL
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Bryant Litherland with children
    1900-IL Census, West Salem, Salem Precinct, Edwards Co, IL
    1900-IL Census, West Salem, Salem Precinct, Edwards Co, IL
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Litherland - pt.1
    1900-IL Census, West Salem, Salem Precinct, Edwards Co, IL
    1900-IL Census, West Salem, Salem Precinct, Edwards Co, IL
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Litherland - pt.2
    1910-IL Census, Mt. Carmel City, Mt. Carmel Precinct, Wabash Co, IL
    1910-IL Census, Mt. Carmel City, Mt. Carmel Precinct, Wabash Co, IL
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Litherland
    Headstones
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Bryant Litherland
    Levi D. Couch & Harriet Bryant Litherland
    (gravestone) photo by "Jeaniealogy"
    Family ID  F19913  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Alice ANDERSON,   b. 17 Oct 1868, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1941, Cape Girardeau, Girardeau/Scott Counties, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Feb 1887  Lawrence Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • This marriage citation is double-noted in Marriage Index...same date, same spouses, one with (incorrect?) middle initial, and digit place variation on license, number in vol varied as 1 & 2.
    Notes 
    • Brothers Raymond, Kenneth and Ralph were all Baptist ministers.
    • My name is Kenneth E Couch Jr born in 1932 son of Kenneth E Couch who was the son of Joseph Page Couch who was the son of Levi D Couch of Wabash County Illinois. My father said his father Joseph P Couch owned a saw mill, general store, and theater where they showed silent movies and his sister Mildred played the piano for the movies.

      Received directly from Kenneth E. Couch in 2009.
    • For Joseph P. Couch, born 2/1/1865, Wabash County, Ill. The family members are listed as living in Wabash County, Illinois in 1870 census records. Joseph P. married Margaret Anderson (born 10/17/1868, Ill.) on 2/24/1887. Shortly after they married, they moved west to Oakville, Washington. In 1900, they appear in the 1900 census of Edwards County, Illinois, with one daughter and three sons (all born in Washington). In 1910, Joseph and Margaret were in Jackson County, Illinois, with one daughter and six sons.

      In 1920, Joseph and Margaret were still living in Jackson County, Illinois with four sons. Kenneth Earl Couch (born on 8/27/1904), one of the sons born in Illinois, was now a minister living in Reynolds County, Missouri and married Hallene Mercedes Demson Couch on 10/26, 1927. Sometime before 1930, Joseph and Margaret moved to live with Kenneth and Mercedes. Joseph P. Couch died, 10/21/1933 in Carter County, Missouri. Margaret A. Couch died on 1/17/1941 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. They are buried in a Smith Cemetery, Alton, Oregon County, Missouri together with Kenneth Couch who died in 1970 and Mercedes who died in 1965.

      From Vickie Couch Lunden, descendant of Joseph P. Couch through Emmett Charles Couch, provided in 2008. [2, 3]
    Children 
    >1. Mildred COUCH,   b. 23 May 1889, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Charles Emmett COUCH,   b. 31 May 1891, Oakville, Grays Harbor Co, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981, Lake Elsinore, Riverside Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Raymond E. COUCH,   b. 17 Aug 1893, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >4. Joseph Chester COUCH,   b. 17Jul 1897, Oakville, Grays Harbor Co, WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1981, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. William Arthur COUCH,   b. 04 Apr 1902
    >6. Kenneth Earl COUCH, Sr.,   b. 26 Aug 1904, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1970
     7. unknown COUCH
    >8. Ralph COUCH
    Documents
    1900-IL Census, West Salem, Salem Precinct, Edwards Co, IL
    1900-IL Census, West Salem, Edwards Co, IL
    Joseph Page Couch & Margaret "Maggie" Anderson with children
    Illinois Statewide Marriage Index - COUCH
    Illinois Statewide Marriage Index - COUCH
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    Family ID  F24857  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Joseph Page Couch
    Joseph Page Couch
    Joseph Page Couch General Store Vergennes, Illinois
    Joseph Page Couch General Store Vergennes, Illinois

  • Sources 
    1. [S18728] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900, 2/114 #22 Lawrence.

    2. [S18718] 1900 US Census.

    3. [S18724] 1870 US Census.


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