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Esther Virginia "Jennie" Coughenour

Female 1859 - 1920  (61 years)


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  • Name Esther Virginia "Jennie" Coughenour 
    Born 22 Apr 1859  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Jul 1920  [1
    Person ID I175  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 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 Emmet Lyle,   b. Abt 1860, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Apr 1885  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1910 Ohio Gallia 0025
      Emmet Lyle, Husband, W, 50, Ohio
      02170572 0219
      Wife Ester O, 51, Ohio
      NR Rose Moses 36, Ohio
      NR Myrtle, 09, W VA
    Children 
     1. Oliver Guy Lyle,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F384  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1859 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1885 - Gallia County, Ohio, 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. [S257] Jean Hoffman.

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