Capt. Samuel COUCH

Male 1666 - 1739


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  • Name  Capt. Samuel COUCH  [1, 2, 3
    Title  Capt. 
    Born  1666  Westport, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Dec 1739  Westport, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2769  adkinshorton
    Last Modified  2 Jan 2013 

    Father  Simon COUCH,   b. 1633, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1688, Greens Farms, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Frances ANDREWS,   b. Abt 1645, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1691, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1664  Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Histories
    History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield - Couch References
    History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield - Couch References
    Compiled & Edited by Donald Lines Jacobus, 1902
    (retyped as searchable PDF 2011)
    Family ID  F20130  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Edrea HURLBUT,   b. Abt 1672, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1737, Westport, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eunice COUCH,   b. Bef 2 Mar 1706/07, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary COUCH,   b. 15 Dec 1695,   d. 9 Jan 1766
     3. Edra COUCH,   b. Bef 7 Aug 1698,   d. 23 Jul 1753
     4. Samuel COUCH,   b. Bef 22 Sep 1700, Westport, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1775, Westport, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Benjamin COUCH,   b. Bef 27 Dec 1702,   d. 27 Dec 1748, Westport, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Martha COUCH,   b. Bef 18 Feb 1707,   d. 1728
    >7. Ebenezer Couch, Sr.,   b. 05 Apr 1709, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1797, Redding, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth COUCH,   b. 22 Jul 1711,   d. 18 Dec 1783
    >9. Solomon COUCH,   b. Bef 24 May 1713,   d. 26 Sep 1748
     10. Abigail COUCH,   b. Bef 4 Sep 1715,   d. 17 Nov 1776
     11. John COUCH,   b. 1717,   d. 1 Jun 1805, Lee, Berkshire Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F20117  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Andrea HURLBUT 
    Family ID  F24720  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    THE HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD, Fairfield County, Connecticut - Vol.II
    THE HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD, Fairfield County, Connecticut - Vol.II
    From 1700 - 1800

    by Mrs. Elizabeth Hubbell Shenck - New York, 1903

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    THE HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Vol. I
    THE HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Vol. I
    From the settlement of the town in 1639 to 1818

    by Mrs. Elizabeth Hubbell Shenck - New York, 1889

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  • Notes 
    • "The General Assembly met on the 12th of October, [1710] when Mr. James Rennet and Mr. Samuel Couch represented Fairfield. Mr. Samuel Couch was confirmed captain, Mr. John Osborn lieutenant and Mr. Benjamin Rumsey ensign of Green's Farms train-band." - The History of Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1700-1800, Vol. II
    • Capt. Samuel Couch, death also given as 1725 but will dated 1739, birth also given as abt.1670 (1666 date from Frost Gen.)

      "The History of the Town of Catharine, Schuyler County, New York"
      by The Tuttle Publishing Co. Inc., Rutland, Vermont, 1945.

      Ensign, west company, Fairfield, June 1709; Lt. Oct 1709; Capt. Oct 1710;
      Deputy (Fairfield), Oct 1710; Oct 1712, May and Oct 1720, May 173, Oct 1734;
      Justice 1723-39.

      Will 12 May 1739, proved 3 Dec 1739; advanced in years; legacies to sons Samuel,
      Benjamin, John (at College, to have out of his estate education for four
      years), and Ebenezer; daughters Eunice wife of Reuben Taylor and Abigail Couch;
      grandson Joseph Jackson; residue equally to children, Samuel, Benjamin,
      Ebenezer and Solomon Couch, Mary Couch, Edry Frost, Eunice Taylor, Elizabeth
      Todd and Abigail Couch.

      Samuel, Benjamin, Ebenezer and Solomon Couch, Joseph Crane and wife Mary, Joseph

      Frost and wife Adra, Nathaniel Hibbard and wife Abigail, all of Fairfield,
      Reuben Taylor and wife Eunice of Norwalk, and Rev. Jonathan Todd and wife
      Elizabeth of Guilford, conveyed 15 June 1741 to brother John Couch of
      Fairfield, land in Redding.

      All information from:
      "History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield"
      by Donald Lines Jacobus, Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter DAR, Fairfield, CT, 1930.
      Allen Co. Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN. Gc 974.602 F161j

  • Sources 
    1. [S18732] History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Jacobus, Burr, DAR 1930.

    2. [S18737] Frost/Couch Genealogy.

    3. [S18738] The History of the Town of Catharine, Schuyler County, New York.


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