Couchman, Mariam

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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.

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville[1]
Date of Birth: June 1842-1842 crossed out 1847 entered[1]
Names of Parents: Henry (Couchman) and Catherine Smith[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Laborer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 2 years[1]
Bounty Received: $400.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 11 Apr 1865
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 193rd Infantry
Company: Company C
Muster Out Date: 18 Jan 1866[2]
Muster Out Place: Harper's Ferry, WV[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22.[2] "Went to Richmond still there in the service was there at Surrender of Gen'l Lee still living"[1]
Sources Used:, 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.[3]


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. Civil War Pension Records @