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Anne Eliza COUGHENOUR

Female 1857 - 1928  (71 years)


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  • Name Anne Eliza COUGHENOUR 
    Born 24 Jun 1857  near old Kyger Church - at home Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Nov 1928  Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Buried Gravel Hill cemetery
      cause of death, liver cancer
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      Death Record, Gallia Co, Oh Vol 3, Pg 174
      Anna Briggs b. 1857 June 24
      Gallipolis d. 1928 Nov 18
      carcinoma of liver
      ~~
      In Memory
      Anna E Coughenour, the daughter of David and Rachel Coughenour, was born near Old Kyger church, Cheshire township, on June 24, 1857 and died November 18, 1928, aged 71 years, 4 months, 24days.
      She was one of a family of eleven children. The two brothers, JM of Cheshire and AA of Vinton, together with two sisters, Mrs JL Butcher of Cheshire and Mrs Jl Miller of Rio Grande, survive.
      The deceased was baptised in her early life by Rev J W Fulton at Old Kyger church, becoming a member of that church. She later transferred her membership to Cheshire Baptist church where she has been an active and devoted member.
      Anne E Coughenour was united in marriage to George H Briggs on Novenber 21, 1883. To this union was born two children, Mrs Garnet Kirby who is at home and David W Briggs of Cheshire. Besides the bereaved companion and children, four grandchildren , Briggs Kirby, Merrill, Beatrice, and Helen Dorothy Briggs are left to mourn their loss. Several nephews, neices and many other relatives and friends feel the loss of one whose obituary has just been lived in the community shere her entire life was spent.
      Mrs Briggs was a charter member of the Little Kyger Grange, the Baptist Missionary Society and the WCTU.


      Mrs Anna Briggs Dead
      Mrs Anna Coughenour Briggs wife of Mr George Briggs of Cheshire, died Sunday, Nov 18, 1828, in the Holzer hospital where she had been critically ill for several weeks.
      Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Baptist church in Cheshire, interment following in Gravel Hill cemetery. Mrs Briggs leaves her husband, a daughter, Mrs Garnet Kirby, a son, David Briggs of Cheshire, two sisters, Mrs JL Miller of Rio Grande and Mrs JL Butcher of Cheshire, adn brothers Mel of Cheshire and AH of Vinton.
    Person ID I77  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 George Howard BRIGGS,   b. 26 Apr 1858, Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1934 76 Yes, date unknown 4m 12d, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Nov 1883  Little Kyger Church or home of the bride? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1880 Gallia co, Addison
      215-225
      Boice, Wm, 52
      Annie, 48
      children
      Briggs, George, 21, farm worker, O,O,O

      1900 Cheshire Tw, Gallia Co, OH
      George Briggs, Ap 1857, 57, mar 16 yr, farmer, owns a mortgaged farm
      Annie E, June 1856, 43, 2 children 2 alive, OH, VA, OH
      Garnet, Nov 1885, 14, 8 mo school
      David W, Dec 1888, 11, 6 1/2 mo school
      All read, write and speak English

      1910 Ohio Gallia 0026
      George H Briggs, Husband, W, 51, Ohio
      Wife Anna E, 52, Ohio
      Son David W, 21, Ohio
    Children 
     1. Garnet Inez Briggs,   b. 5 Nov 1885, At home, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1975, Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. David William BRIGGS,   b. 17 Dec 1888, Cheshire Twp, OH home of G.H. Briggs (at home) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1974, At home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Coughenour:  Annie Coughenour Briggs
    Coughenour: Annie Coughenour Briggs
    Briggs Family: George & Annie Coughenour Briggs and Henry & Laura Briggs Cameron
    Briggs Family: George & Annie Coughenour Briggs and Henry & Laura Briggs Cameron
    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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    Briggs, George & Anna Coughenour Briggs with children Garnet and David
    Briggs, George & Anna Coughenour Briggs with children Garnet and David
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Death Records, Gallia Co, OH.

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