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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Monday Madness

My Couch Line:

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.
Earl James Couch was born 20 Oct 1899 in Elgin, Anelope, IA and died 2 Oct 1982 in Sioux City, Woodbury, IA He married 21 Dec 1921 to Lena Harrietta Wohlert.
Raymond Jacob Couch was born 9 Jun 1901 in Elgin, Anelope, NE and died 29 Mar 1930 in IA.
Gladys Mae Couch was born 25 Dec 1904 in Elgin, Anelope, IA and died 25 Jan 1996 in LeMars, Ida, IA. She married Carl Wohlert (yes Lena was his sister) on 1 Jun 1940.
Goldie Mae Couch was born 6 Jun 1907 in , IA and died 5 Mar 1995 in Ida Grove, IA
She married Arthur Palm on 23 Feb 1934.
Jewell Berniece Couch was born 27 MAy 1909 in Sioux City, Woodbury, Ia and died 7 Nov 1989 in Casper, Natrana, WY. She first married Gilbert Garnhart then Duane William Renyolds.
Pictures: The first is of Cora Alice Amick, second Raymond Couch, Carl Wohlert, Earl & Goldie Couch. third is Dorothy, Gladys, Goldie & Jewell Couch. Fourth is Carrie Phyillis Couch and the last one is Emma, Carrie, Pete, Dorothy, Charlie, Conward, Earl, helen, Gladys, Josie.
The madness I have found with this line is the overwhelming amount of information I have found and keep finding.

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