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Abraham Rice Kouns
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1843
Greenup County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1919
Lower Lake
Lake County
California, USA

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History of Napa and Lake Counties, California: 1881

A. Kouns was born in Kentucky Dec 6, 1843. In 1859 he, in company with his mother, one brother and two sisters - his father being dead - crossed the plains to California. They arrived at Smith Ferry in October of the above year, and resided there until July 1861 when they came to Lake County. In November, 1871, the subject of this sketch settled on his present place, consisting of three hundred and twenty acres, located about ten miles south-east from Lower Lake, where he is engaged in wool growing. He married, July 5, 1868, Miss Rosette A. Copsey, who died October 21, 1873, leaving two children: Sarah L., and Jacob, who died March 16, 1874. He married secondly, March 12, 1876, Miss Emma A. DeWolf, foster child of C. L. Wilson, by whom he has two living children: Ira M. and Charles L.; they lost one Lucy M. *** (Bertha Kouns was born November 10, 1881 after this article was written)

Obit:
LAKE COUNTY BEE Lakeport, Lake County, California November 13, 1919
Word has just been received of the death of A. R. Kouns at Middletown. The funeral will be held at this place on Thursday at 2 p.m.
Mr. Kouns had been a resident of this section for about 50 years and bore a reputation for truth and up-rightness which no one can gain-say.

Notes:
Abraham Rice Kouns was the son of Abraham Kouns (buried in Kentucky at an unknown location) and Sarah (Rice) Kouns, Campbell, Parkinson, Copsey (buried at Lower Lake Cemetery) and the brother of Miranda (Kouns) Spencer Burger (buried at Hartley Cemetery) and Frances D. (Campbell) Hale (buried at the Middletown Cemetery).

Children of Abraham Kouns and Rosett Copsey Kouns are:
Sarah Lucinda Kouns Brookins 1870 - 1942
Jacob Kouns 1873 - 1874

Children of Abraham Kouns and Augusta DeWolf Kouns are:
Lucy May Kouns 1876 - 1877
Ira Manary Kouns 1878 - 1900
Charles Lisle Kouns 1880 - 1924
Bertha Rosett Kouns Brookins 1881 - 1968

 
 
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 Parents:
  Sarah Rice Copsey (1810 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Rosett Ann Copsey Kouns (1853 - 1873)
  Emma Augusta DeWolf Kouns (1857 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Lucinda Kouns Brookins (1870 - 1942)*
  Jacob Kouns (1873 - 1874)*
  Lucy May Kouns (1877 - 1877)*
  Ira Manary Kouns (1878 - 1900)*
  Charles Lisle Kouns (1880 - 1924)*
  Bertha Rosette Kouns Brookins (1881 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Miranda Kouns Burger (1841 - 1928)*
  Abraham Rice Kouns (1843 - 1919)
  Frances D. Campbell Hale (1849 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lower Lake Cemetery
Lower Lake
Lake County
California, USA
Plot: NE 44 1st Addition
 
Maintained by: Shirley Rakers
Originally Created by: Richard Stevenson
Record added: May 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7488177
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