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Jacob Eugene "Gene" Couch
Birth: Sep. 3, 1892
Lancaster
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1958
Brownwood
Brown County
Texas, USA

Granddaddy Jacob Eugene "Gene" Couch was a son of Osborne Dallas Couch Sr. and Ellen Maria Coolidge Couch.

WW I Draft Registration Card: Jacob Eugene Couch, born Sep 3, 1892 in Lancaster, Dallas Co., TX. Living in Zephyr, Brown Co., TX. Farm labor for Jack McDonnell. Wife (not named). Tall, slender, brown eyes, brown hair.

He married Laura Opal Beckham, a daughter of Tol Gatewood Beckham and Mary Helen Alabama Hallmark, March 28, 1917 in Brown County, Texas. Their children were Katherine Marie, Iris Emogene, and Norma Anita.

1900 Dallas Co., TX, ED 138, Sh 15A: Osborn D. Couch, Oct 1846, 53, NH; Ellen M., Jul 1848, 51, NH; Jacob E., Sep 1892, 7, TX.

1910 Brown County TX, ED 103, Sh 3A: Osborn Couch, 63, NH; Ellen M, 61, NH; Jacob E., 17, TX.

1920 Brown Co., TX, ED 11, Sh 4B: Eugene Couch, 27, TX; Opal, 20, KY; Katherine, 11/12 F, TX.

1930 Brown Co., TX, ED 15, Sh 10B: Eugene Couch, 37, TX; Opal, 30, Ky; Catherine, 11, TX; Emogene, 9, TX; Anita, 6, TX.

1940 Brown Co., TX: J. Eugene Couch, 47, TX; OIpal, 47, TX; Iris E., 18, TX; Norma A., 16, TX

Brownwood Bulletin, Sept. 17, 1958. Last Rites for Gene Couch, 56 (actually 66)

Gene Couch, 56, of Zephyr died at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Zephyr Methodist Church with Rev. J.K. Brim officiating. Burial will be in Zephyr Cemetery.

A native of Dallas County, he was born Sept. 3, 1892 but spent most of his life in Zephyr. He was a member of the Presbyterian church. He was a carpenter.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Opal, are three daughters, Mrs. Darwin Cornelius of Brady, Mrs. Vance Toliver and Mrs. Ira Beaty of Wink; a brother, O.D. Couch of Zephyr, and six grandchildren. Davis-Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BROWNWOOD, Sept. 18 (1958). Gene Couch, 56 [actually 66], of Zephyr, who died Tuesday night in a Brownwood hospital, was buried Thursday in Zephyr. He had lived there most of his life. Survivors include his wife and three daughters, Mrs. Darwin Cornelius of Brady and Mrs. Vance Toliver and Mrs. Ira Beaty of Wink.

I have many, many fond memories of him.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Osborne Dallas Couch (1846 - 1936)
  Ellen Maria Coolidge Couch (1848 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Opal Beckham Couch Wilson (1899 - 1977)
 
 Children:
  Katherine Marie Couch Cornelius (1919 - 2011)*
  Iris Emogene Couch Curry (1921 - 2006)*
  Norma Anita Couch Beaty (1924 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ida Lois Couch Moss (1870 - 1933)*
  Ellie Brown Couch Stoker (1871 - 1956)*
  Osborne Dallas Couch (1873 - 1965)*
  Edward Coolidge Couch (1878 - 1958)*
  Jacob Eugene Couch (1892 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zephyr Cemetery
Zephyr
Brown County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
Originally Created by: Johnny Egger
Record added: Sep 10, 2004
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Jacob Eugene Gene Couch
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Jacob Eugene Gene Couch
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Jacob Eugene Gene Couch
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I have many, many fond memories of you. I will always remember the fishing trips to the bayou. You always had time for me.
- Eugene Cornelius
 Added: Jul. 4, 2013

- Wanda M.
 Added: Apr. 17, 2011
 
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