Marion (Marvin on AG Report) Couchman was born at about 1845 in Rensselaerville, NY,a son of Henry Couchman and Catherine, a daughter of Ephraim and Margaret Smith
Marriage & Children
He married at about 1873, Clarissa, a daughter of Aaron Butler and Jane Baker. They had one known child, Alice Couchman, who was born in 1875.
|Place of Birth:||Rensselaerville|
|Date of Birth:||June 1842-1842 crossed out 1847 entered|
|Names of Parents:||Henry (Couchman) and Catherine Smith|
|Term of Enlistment:||2 years|
|Enlistment Date:||11 Apr 1865|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Muster Out Date:||18 Jan 1866|
|Muster Out Place:||Harper's Ferry, WV|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22. "Went to Richmond still there in the service was there at Surrender of Gen'l Lee still living"|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Clarissa died on November 1, 1917 and was buried at the Cairo Cemetery in Cairo,NY. Marion died in 1928 at Catskill, NY and was buried in the Old Freehold Cemetery in Greenville, NY.
Marion died on July 17, 1928 at South Cairo, NY.
Additional Research Notes
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com