Couch, Simon

Birth Name Couch, Simon
Gender male
Age at Death 55 years


Made a freeman of Fairfield 13 Oct 1664. Was first a tailor, then an innkeeper, and eventually became a large landholder. He died when his sons were young and unmarried, and was buried on land belonging to him at Frost point, overlooking Long Island Sound. This place was know n as Couch Burial Hill.[v56t0536.ged]

Will 22 Dec 1687 proved 15 May 1687/8; wife Mary; eldest son Thomas; 2d son Simon; 3d son Samuel; brother's son Thomas Couch that lives with me; brother's dau. living at John Grumman's ; cousin Susannah Couch living at Milford; eldest daus. Mary and Martha; daus Sarah and Hannah.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1633 Devonshire, England    
Death 1688 Norwich, Fairfield, Conn    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
         Couch, Simon 1633 1688
    Brother     Couch, Thomas


Family of Couch, Simon and Andrews, Mary Francis

Married Wife Andrews, Mary Francis ( * 1645 + 1687-07-05 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1664-10-13 CT    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Couch, Thomas16661691-12-20
Couch, Simon16691695
Couch, Mary1671
Couch, Samuel16731725-09-08
Couch, Martha16741725-09-08
Couch, Sarah1676
Couch, Hannah1678
Couch, Elizabeth1680