My grandmother Dorothy Couch (Robertson) was born 8 Jan 1903 in Elgin, Anelope, NE and died 9 Apr 2001 in Stockton, CA. She told me a story of crossing the country in a covered wagon when she was small to move, but not sure to where.
Her Parents were James Baird Couch born 16 Oct 1874 in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa and her mother was Cora Alice Amick born 12 Oct 1874 in LeMars, Plymouth, IA. He died 1 Jan 1908 in Elgin, Antelope, NE and She died 23 JAn 1968 in Arthur, Ida, IA
The Iowa State Census of 1885 shows James living in Floyd, Woodbury, IA and the Federal census of 1900 he was living in Freemont, Wheeler, NE.
James and Cora had seven children:
Carrie Phyillis Couch born 4 Dec 1897 in Bronson, Woodbury, IA and died 29 May 1926. She was never married.