Missouri Family Group Sheet for the Jonathan COUCH Family

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Submitted by: Dorothy V. Wray
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Husband: Jonathan COUCH
Birth date: February 28, 1831 (1)
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee (1, 2)
Death date: April 2, 1873 (1)
Place of death: Eminence, Shannon Co., Missouri (1)
Marriage date: May 19, 1859 (3)
Marriage place: Webster Co., Missouri (3)

Wife: Eliza R. DRYDEN (1, 2, 3)
Birth date: April 18, 1843 (1)
Birthplace: Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri (1, 2, 5)
Death date: November 29, 1918 (4, 5)
Place of death: Guymon, Texas Co., Oklahoma (4, 5)
Burial: Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Oklahoma (16)
Father: Constantine Francis DRYDEN (4, 6, 7)
Mother: Rebecca C. BURFORD (4, 6, 7)
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CHILDREN
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Child No. 1: Jonathan Constantine COUCH (1, 2, 7)
Sex: Male
Birth date: April 3, 1860 (1, 9)
Birthplace: Lebanon, Laclede Co., Missouri (1)
Death date: October 16, 1944 (8, 16)
Place of death: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma (8)
Burial: Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Oklahoma (16)
Marriage date: About 1898 (9)
Marriage place: Texas
Spouse's name: Sarah (Maiden name unknown) BANKS (9)
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Child No. 2: Rosa Lee COUCH (1, 2, 7)
Sex: Female
Birth date: March 29, 1866 (1, 10)
Birthplace: Caledonia, Washington Co., Missouri (1)
Death date: December 10, 1901 (11, 12)
Place of death: Pilot Point, Denton Co., Texas
Burial: Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Pilot Point, Texas (12)
Marriage date: March 18, 1883 (13)
Marriage place: Grayson Co., Texas (13)
Spouse's name: Sterling Price McCALL (10, 13)
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Child No. 3: Sarah Rebecca (aka Sally) COUCH (1, 2, 7, 14)
Sex: Female
Birth date: November 10, 1869 (1, 14)
Birthplace: Barnsvill, Reynolds Co., Missouri (1, 14)
Death date: October 16, 1956 (15)
Place of death: El Reno, Canadian Co., Oklahoma (15)
Marriage date: August 8, 1886 (15)
Marriage place: Grayson Co., Texas (15)
Spouse's name: Arthur Elmer EICHOR (14, 15)
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Child No. 4: Rachel Elizabeth (aka Lizzie) COUCH (1, 7)
Sex: Female
Birth date: March 7, 1872 (1, 16)
Birthplace: Eminence, Shannon Co., Missouri (1)
Death date: January 17, 1856 (8, 16, 17)
Place of death: Guymon, Texas Co., Oklahoma (8)
Burial: Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Oklahoma (16)
Marriage date: October 18, 1891 (17)
Marriage place: Grayson Co., Texas (17)
Spouse's name: John Zachariah GILLILAND (17)
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Documentation: NOTE: Jonathan COUCH served as a private in Co. A, Wood's Battalion (aka 14th Battalion), Missouri Cavalry, CSA. He was captured October 25, 1864, at Mound City, KS, in a skirmish related to the Battle of Mine Creek. He was first sent to the Gratiot Street Military Prision, St. Louis, MO, in November 1864 then transferred to the military prison at Alton, IL, in December 1864. He was discharged on amnesty oath on May 25, 1865.(18) SOURCES: (1)Family Bible of Sarah COUCH EICHOR (2)1870 census - Barnsvill, Logan Twsp., Reynolds Co., MO, page 632A, family 112 (3)Marriage record - Webster Co., MO, Book 1, page 95 (4)Death certificate (5)Obituary - "Guymon Democrat," December 5, 1918, page 1 (6)1850 census - Polk Twsp., Greene Co., MO, page 289B, family 672 (7)1880 census - Precinct #6, Grayson Co., TX, ED# 13, page 328B, family 210 (8)Obituary (9)1900 census - Precinct #5, Grayson Co., TX, ED# 110, page 211B, family 167 (10)1900 census - Precinct #!
5, Grayson Co., TX, ED#110, page 212A, family 170 (11)Interview with descendant of Rosa Lee COUCH McCALL (12)Gravestone - Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Pilot Point, TX (13)Marriage record - Grayson Co., TX, county clerk (14)Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma - Interview with Sarah COUCH EICHOR, November 18, 1937 (15)Information from descendant of Sarah COUCH EICHOR (16)Gravestone - Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, OK (17)Information from descendant of Lizzie COUCH GILLILAND (18)Military records from National Archives