Person:Hiram Couch (3)

Hiram Larry Couch
b.10 Oct 1823 Catherine, N.Y.
d.26 Mar 1903 Montour Falls, NY
m. 1 Jun 1819
  1. Hiram Larry Couch1823 - 1903
  2. Samuel Parsons Couch1827 -
  3. Mary Elmina Couch1830 -
  4. Eleanor Elizabeth Couch1838 - 1841
  5. Sarah J. CouchAbt 1847 -
Facts and Events
Name Hiram Larry Couch
Gender Male
Birth? 10 Oct 1823 Catherine, N.Y.
Military? Bet 1861 and 1864 Civil War in Co. K 3rd NY Infantry
Death? 26 Mar 1903 Montour Falls, NYCause: cerebrial fever
Burial? 27 Mar 1903 Montour Cemetery, NY

Hiram L. COUCH learned the molder's trade and worked in a foundry. Then he joined the army and served in the Civil War in Co. K 3rd NY Infantry, enlisting in April 1861. Hiram was promoted to Captain on merit at Pawnee Landing, Folly Island, SC. On the 16th May 1864 he was shot badly in the arm and it was amputated. He was in hospital for 7 months or more and was eventually discharged due to ill health. He belonged to several local lodges. Hiram never married. [Census info shows that he lived in the family home with his parents, along with the Giles PLATT family for many years.]

Hiram S/L. COUCH, bur. 27 Mar 1903, age 79yr, res. Montour Falls,

  d. Montour Falls on 26 Mar 1903 of cerebrial fever, E.W. Hibbard = undertaker. 

Funeral Book Records, Havana, NY - p. 25- [Montour Cemetery] Early Burials in the Town of Montour Area.