Company D, 5th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Confederate States Army
As Researched by Stephen D. Bowling
Son of Andrew and Ann ( ) Couch
Born about November 1843 in Breathitt County, Kentucky.
1850 Breathitt County Kentucky Federal Census District 1, House #99-99 Andrew Couch 42 Ann Couch 41 William Couch 11 Jefferson Couch 9 Polly Ann Couch 7
1860 – not located
Military Service Company D, 5th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry (Consolidated), Confederate States Army Listed as "Jefferson Crouch" on service tiles Enlistment- September 20, 1862 at Jackson in Breathitt County, Kentucky by Acting Colonel William Mynheir for a period of three years. Mustered In- on October 9, 1862 at Licking Station, Kentucky No Further Record Highest Rank- Private
Married to Elizabeth Plummer (1843-1907) about 1864 in Breathitt County, Kentucky. Daughter of John and Mary ( ) Plummer.
1870 Morgan County, Kentucky Federal Census Black Water Precinct, House #116-114 Jeff C. Couch 28 Elizabeth Couch 27 George H. Couch 2 Laura B. Couch 7 months Caroline Couch 19
1880 Morgan County, Kentucky Federal Census Black Water Precinct, House #91-92 Jeff Couch 38 Elizabeth Couch 37 George W. Couch 12 Laura B. Couch 10 Kelsie M. Couch 6 Andrew Couch 1
1890 – not located
1900 Morgan County, Kentucky Federal Census Magisterial District 2, House #105-105 Jeff Couch 55 November 1843 Elizabeth Couch 56 Andrew J. Couch 21 Son Mary F. Couch 19 Daughter-in-law
Death of Wife Elizabeth (Plummer) Couch died on July 22, 1907, near Mize in Morgan County, Kentucky. Buried on July 23, 1907, in the Old Grassy Cemetery at Mize in Morgan County, Kentucky.
Married to Esther M. (Rose) Arnett (1849-1925) on May 2, 1908, at Esther Arnett’s in Magoffin County, Kentucky. Daughter of James Robert and Henrietta (McQuinn) Rose.
1910 Magoffin County, Kentucky Federal Census Johnson Fork Precinct, house #118-119 Jeff Couch 68 Easter Couch 51 Kelly Arnett 26 Johnnie Arnett 20
1920 Magoffin County, Kentucky Federal Census Jonson Fork Precinct, House #148-1153 John Arnett 30 Widower Finely E. Arnett 3 Jeff Couch 78 Esther Couch 67
Died on December 1, 1926, in Morgan County, Kentucky from “infirmities due to old age.”
Buried on December 2, 1926, in the Old Grassy Cemetery at Mize in Morgan County, Kentucky.
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