West Virginia Pioneers

Family: David COUGHENOUR/Rachel MCCARTY (F17)

m. 26 Oct 1843


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  • Father | Male
    David COUGHENOUR

    Born  6 Aug 1820  Augusta County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Apr 1900  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  26 Oct 1843  [1]  Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Christian COUGHENOUR | F40 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret DICE | F40 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Rachel MCCARTY

    Born  4 Feb 1822  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Aug 1896  Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Jonas MCCARTY, Sr | F41 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ester S RIFE | F41 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Mary J Coughenour

    Born  2 Aug 1844  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Dec 1903  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Female
    + Augusta Coughenour

    Born  31 Jan 1846  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Flournoy Crawford Bowling | F378 
    Married  25 Dec 1872   
    Spouse  William H 'Earl' King | F379 
    Married  25 Oct 1883  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    + Marilla Coughenour

    Born  12 Mar 1848  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jan 1925  Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Quen Evans | F380 
    Married  19 Dec 1866  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    + John Mel Coughenour

    Born  22 Mar 1850  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Melissa A Butcher | F381 
    Married  11 Apr 1874   

    Child 5 | Female
    + Derthula Coughenour

    Born  1 Jun 1852  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jan 1898  Athens County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Clement Hooper | F382 
    Married  10 May 1882  Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    + Albert A Coughenour

    Born  27 Oct 1854  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
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    Spouse  Susan S Kent | F383 
    Married  7 Apr 1880   

    Child 7 | Female
    + Anne Eliza COUGHENOUR

    Born  24 Jun 1857  near old Kyger Church - at home Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Nov 1928  Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  George Howard BRIGGS | F138 
    Married  21 Nov 1883  Little Kyger Church or home of the bride? Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    + Esther Virginia "Jennie" Coughenour

    Born  22 Apr 1859  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jul 1920   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Emmet Lyle | F384 
    Married  8 Apr 1885  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    + Luella Coughenour

    Born  25 Aug 1861   
    Died  1948   
    Buried     
    Spouse  James Lincoln Butcher | F415 
    Married  15 Feb 1882   

    Child 10 | Female
    Abbie M Coughenour

    Born  26 May 1864  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Aug 1864  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Female
    + Minnie Alberta Coughenour

    Born  25 Jan 1867  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Lewis Miller | F385 
    Married  30 May 1897  Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location


  • Notes 
    • GCMR: Bk 1, p 420
      David Coughenour & Rachel McCarty, Oct 20, 1843
      Gallipolis Journal, Nov 2, 1843 issue; David Coughenour married Rachel McCarty on Oct 20, 1843 in Cheshire Twp bu W S Jenkins

      1850 Cheshire Twp, Gallia Co, OH # 938
      David Coughenour, 30, farmer, VA
      Rachel, 27, OH
      Mary J, 6, OH
      Augusta, 4 f, OH
      Marilla, 2, OH
      Christian, 5/12, OH

      1870 Gallia Co, Cheshire Twp #133
      David Coughenour, 50, farmer, 10,000RE, 1938PE, VA
      Rachel, 47, O
      Mary J, 25, O
      Augusta, 23
      John M, 20 Works on farm
      Derthula, 18, helps mother
      Abinsl, 15, works on farm
      Ann, 12, helps mother
      Virginia, 10, helps mother
      Luella, 8
      Minnie, 4
      All children except Mary J attend school within the last year.

      1880 Cheshire Presinct, Gallia Co, OH #111
      David Coughenour 59 Farmer VA, VA, PA
      Rachel, w 56 OH, OH, VA
      Mary J, d 35
      Thula, d 28 Schoolteacher
      Anna E, d 22
      Jennie , d 20
      Luella, d 18
      Minnie A, d 13

      Gravel Hill Cemetery:
      David Coughenour, b Aug 6, 1820 d Apr 14, 1900
      Rachel Coughenoour w/o David b Feb 4, 1822 d. Aug 5, 1896
      Mary J Coughenour b Aug 2, 1844 d Dec 26, 1903
      Abbie Coughenour, b May 26, 1864 d Aug 26, 1864

      Ohio Records and Pioneer Families
      Vol 1 1960
      Gallia Co Pioneer families
      Coughenour, David, son of above (Christian), born Augusta Co, 1820, Married Rachel McCarty born here 1822, d/o Jonas & Ester S McCarty who came here in 1800 from Greenbrier Co. (gives list of children)

      David Coughenour died at his home near Cheshire, Saturday, April 14, 1900. He was born in Augusta County, Va, Aug. 6, 1820. He came to Gallia Co. with his parents in 1830 and settled in Cheshire township,where he has always lived. He married Rachel McCarty in 1843. They were the parents of eleven children, two sons and nine daughters, all save two daughters surviving him. He had held,
      membership with the First Kyger F.W.B. Church since 1841. He was a man of great worth to the church and community. His funeral was held Monday morning at the church, services conducted by Rev. W.J. Fulton of Rio Grande, which was largely attended.

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.