Madison County

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC

VETERAN RECORD TRANSCRIPTION

Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Couch, Joseph C

Father: Charles Couch
Residence: Conger, Iowa Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Laborer, Farmer Mother: Madeline Ila
Date of birth:  Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Rollo County, Indiana (Missouri?) Wife: Elizabeth
Date of death: 10 Nov 1921 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Des Moines, Polk, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Calvary Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Warren, Iowa  
Cause of death: 

Children

  John - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa

  William - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa

  Mrs. Mary Turk - Patterson, Missouri

  Mrs. Julia Otto - Summersville, Missouri

  Mrs. Ella Grassman - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa

  Mrs. Sadie George - Des Moines, Polk, Iowa

War record
  Rank: Private Company: H Regiment: 34th
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 15 Aug 1862, roster 19 Aug 1862, mustered in 15 Oct 1862
  Enlistment age: 24 Residence: Warren County, Iowa; Nat Mo.
  Mustered out: 
  Discharged: 25 Mar 1863 for disability at St. Louis, Missouri
  Transfers: 
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 20 Dec 1889
  Post No.: 55 Age at joining: 52
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 05 Aug 1901
  Post name: John Miller Date joined: Cd Nov 1902
  Post No.: 158 Age at joining: 
  Place: St. Charles Transfers: 
Sources: Post 55 Desc Book #161 Couch, Joseph C joined Dec 20, 1889, age 52; Roster Iowa Soldiers: Couch, Joseph C
Notes: 

 

Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 21 Sep 2005.