Son of Peter Cousins. Married Abbie Selena in 1868 in Callands, Pittsy Co., VA.
Civil war Confederate Co G 11th Texas Infantry, Roberts Regiment- Corporal His death was caused by Hydrophobia. He say a dog with this disease was in the enclosure with the cattle. In his efforts to save his cattle he was bitten by the dog. In those days there was no known medication and he just had to wait it out he died a horrable death. They were both entered in the old home place. Their children grew up in their grandmothers home Sarah Oberthier.