West Virginia Pioneers

Marilla Coughenour

Female 1848 - 1925  (76 years)


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  • Name Marilla Coughenour 
    Born 12 Mar 1848  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jan 1925  Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I171  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2005 

    Father David COUGHENOUR,   b. 6 Aug 1820, Augusta County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1900, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Rachel MCCARTY,   b. 4 Feb 1822, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1896, Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1843  Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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.
    Photos
    Coughenour Sisters and one friend - Sitting: ?, ?, Anne; standing: ?, Minnie, not daughter, Mary, Jennie, Luella
    Coughenour Sisters and one friend - Sitting: ?, ?, Anne; standing: ?, Minnie, not daughter, Mary, Jennie, Luella
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    Family ID F17  Group Sheet

    Family John Quen Evans,   b. 9 Nov 1847, Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1928, Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1866  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1870 Cheshire, Gallia, OH
      Evens, John G 23 O
      Marilla 22 O
      Carles E 3 O

      1880 Census Place: Clendennin, Mason, West Virginia Page 261B
      John Q. EVANS Self M M W 32 OH
      Occ: Saw Mill Hand Fa: WALES Mo: OH
      Martha EVANS Wife F M W 32 OH
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: OH
      Chas. E. EVANS Son M S W 13 OH
      Rosa EVANS Dau F S W 18 OH
      Etta EVANS Dau F S W 5 OH
      Horrace EVANS Son M S W 2 OH
      Alfred ABREY Other M S W 22 OH
      Occ: Saw Mill Hand Fa: SC Mo: VA

      1900 Hannon, Mason, WV all born OH
      Evand, John 11/1847 m 33y
      Marrilla 3/1848 m 33y 10-6 children
      Harris H 6/1878
      Berta da 9/1883
      Oneta da 10/1887
      Flossie 12/1891

      1910 Cabin Creek, Kanawha, WV
      Evans, J Q 62 m1-43y OH WVWV
      Marilla 62 m1- 43y 11-6 children OHOHOH
      Flossa da 18 OHOHOH
      11 boarders

      1920 Union, Cabell, WV # 88-88
      Evans, John Q 73 Oh Wales Ohio
      Marlilla 71 Oh Va Va

      1920 Union, Cabell, WV# 87-87
      Evans, Horace E 42 OH OH OH
      Naomi 32 WVWVWV
      Marillia 16 WV OH WV
      Lucy 14 WV OH WV
      Margeruite da 12 WV OH WV
      Dalton 4 WV OH WV
      Donald 2 WV OH WV

      1930 Union, Cabell, WV 100-100
      Evans, H C 53 WVWVWV
      Naomi 43 OHOHOH
      Dalton 14
      Donald 12
      Damon 10
      Doris 8
      Denzil 2

      Death records for John and Marilla indicate they are buried in Cheshire (John) and Gravel Hill (Marilla).
      4 Children buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery, next to Christian Coughenour:
      Evans, Bertha, b May 19, 1882, d July 2, 1882
      Evans, Adie May, d/o JD & M, d Aug 27, 1873, age 3m 27d
      Evans, Myrtie, d/o JQ & M, d Sep 6, 1869, age 1m 13d
      Evans, Cora d/o JQ & M, d Oct 10, 1870, age 2m 11d

      John Q was residing in Cheshire at the time of his death.
    Children 
     1. Charles E Evans,   b. Abt 1867, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Myrtie Evans,   b. 24 Jul 1869,   d. 6 Sep 1869  (Age 0 years)
     3. Cora Evans,   b. 30 Jul 1870,   d. 10 Oct 1870  (Age 0 years)
     4. Rosa Evans,   b. 5 Feb 1871, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Adie May Evans,   b. 30 Apr 1873,   d. 27 Aug 1873  (Age 0 years)
     6. Etta Evans,   b. 21 Dec 1874, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Horace Evans,   b. 28 Jun 1877, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Bertha Evans,   b. 19 May 1882,   d. 2 Jul 1882  (Age 0 years)
     9. Oneta Evans,   b. Oct 1887, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Flossie Evans,   b. Dec 1891, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F380  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1848 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1866 - Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1925 - Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Coughenour kids: Mel, Jennie, Minnie, Al
(back row) Luella, Rilla, Anne
    Coughenour kids: Mel, Jennie, Minnie, Al (back row) Luella, Rilla, Anne
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    Coughenour Sisters and one friend - Sitting: ?, ?, Anne; standing: ?, Minnie, not daughter, Mary, Jennie, Luella
    Coughenour Sisters and one friend - Sitting: ?, ?, Anne; standing: ?, Minnie, not daughter, Mary, Jennie, Luella
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  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    2. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.

    3. [S62] Gallipolis Journal, 1/3/1867 issue.