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Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Patterson Couch
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1846
Florissant
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1916
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA

OBITUARY:

"DEATH COMES TO MRS. J. A. COUCH"
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PARALYSIS IS FATAL TO WELL KNOWN RESIDENT.
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Passed Away at Her Home on Commercial Avenue Sunday Afternoon - Funeral Tuesday.
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Mrs. J.A. Couch, widow of Joe Couch, who died about two years ago, died at her home on Commercial Street Sunday afternoon at 3:15(?) o'clock. Her death was due to a stroke of paralysis. The funeral will be held from home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Warren P. Clark of the First Baptist church conducting the services. Interment will be in Edgewood cemetery.

The deceased had been a resident of Chillicothe for a number of years. She was 70 years old.

One daughter Mrs. Peter (Ida Mae) Woods, and six sons survive, J.W. (John William), P.A. (Parker Allen), C.A. (Clarence Arthur), A.P. (Albert Patterson)), J.L. (James Luther) and J.E. (Joseph Ellis)."

- parenthetical full names added by compiler (Bob Couch).

Elizabeth was first married to Joel's brother Jacob Harmon ("Jake") Couch, who was fatally shot by a Constable John Belville in the Cross Keys Saloon near Florissant, Missouri in St. Louis County in June of 1867. She subsequently married Jake's brother Joel. 
 
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 Parents:
  Durrett Patterson (1811 - 1885)
  Matilda Harris Patterson (1816 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Joel Alexander Couch (1846 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Emanuel Patterson (1837 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth Jane Patterson Couch (1846 - 1916)
  Lucy R Patterson (1850 - 1850)*
  Amanda V Patterson (1851 - 1859)*
  Ardella Patterson Scissna (1854 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgewood Cemetery
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 8, Lot 173
 
Created by: Bob Couch
Record added: Sep 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96457344
Elizabeth Jane Betty <i>Patterson</i> Couch
Added by: Bob Couch
 
Elizabeth Jane Betty <i>Patterson</i> Couch
Added by: Bob Couch
 
Elizabeth Jane Betty <i>Patterson</i> Couch
Added by: Bob Couch
 
 
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- Deborah Wessel
 Added: Dec. 4, 2015

- KAREN LOVY
 Added: Apr. 22, 2013
 
 
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