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Pvt Joel Alexander "Joe" Couch
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1846
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1914
Livingston County
Missouri, USA



Had Been a Resident of Livingston County for More Than Half a Century

Joe Couch, 67 years old, a veteran of the Civil War, and a resident of Chillicothe for more than fifty years, died Saturday afternoon at the home of his son, Joe Couch, Jr., in Highview of peresis and stomach trouble. He had been ill for several weeks.

Mr. Couch was a native of Tennessee but had resided in Chillicothe since 1860. The latter years of his life were devoted to farming. He had a wide acquaintance in Livingston County.
Besides the widow, Mr. Couch is survived by the following children: Clarence, Sam and Ed. Couch of Kansas City, Park and Joe Couch of Chillicothe, James Couch of Arkansas, Albert Couch of Seattle, and Mrs. Peter Wood of Chillicothe. A brother lives in Quincy.

Funeral services were held from the house this (Monday) morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by the pastor of the First Baptist Church, and interment made in Edgewood."

Civil War Pension information - Joseph A. Couch, with widow Elizabeth J. Couch, served in 12th Missouri Cavalry Regiment, Company B. from June 15, 1864 to April 9, 1866 (mostly after the Civil War)

He was known in various printed records as "Joseph," "Joel," and "Joe" - his name in the Family Bible is given as "Joel Alexander Couch" and a letter from his sister, Hannah, shows his name as "Joe"...

Joel's parents were John Couch (known to many researchers as "John Couch III"), born in 1819 in Greene County, Tennessee and Elizabeth (Smith) Couch, born 1816 in Greene County, Tennessee. Where and when John & Elizabeth passed away is currently unknown to any researchers of this family.


Family links: 
  Elizabeth Jane Patterson Couch (1846 - 1916)*
  Samuel Ira Couch (1869 - 1915)*
  John William Couch (1871 - 1944)*
  James Luther Couch (1873 - 1924)*
  Parker Allen Couch (1875 - 1947)*
  Joseph Ellis Couch (1877 - 1939)*
  Albert Patterson Couch (1880 - 1941)*
  Durrett Oliver Couch (1884 - 1905)*
  Ida May Couch Woods (1885 - 1971)*
  Clarence Arthur Couch (1890 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Edgewood Cemetery
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 8, Lot 173
Created by: Bob Couch
Record added: Sep 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96456053
Pvt Joel Alexander Joe Couch
Added by: Bob Couch
Pvt Joel Alexander Joe Couch
Added by: Bob Couch
Pvt Joel Alexander Joe Couch
Added by: Bob Couch
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