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Eli Couch Cemetery Leslie Co. Ky

ELI COUCH CEMETERY- UPPER DILLS BR. LESLIE CO KY

Submitted to the KyGenWeb by: J.P. Downard
ab4rx@IGLOU.COM
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THIS CEMETERY IS LOCATED AT THE HEAD OF UPPER DILLS BR. (TRIBUTARY OF
ROCKHOUSE CRK) LESLIE COUNTY 9 KENTIJCKYG ON A SMALL KNOLL OR SPUR IN BACK OF
THE OLD HOMEPLACE OF ELI (CALLED EEL) COUCH. ELI FIRST MARRIED MAHALA
SIZEMORE AND HAD CHILDREN; CARR COUCH, WHO MARRIID LUCINDA WOODS; BILL
COUCH, WHO MARRIED JANE SIZEMORE; “SQUIRE” JOHN COUCH WHO MARRIED. NANCY
SIZEMORE; SUSAN COUCH, WHO MARRIED 1. RUSSELL SIZEMORF.(KILLED IN CIVIL
WAR) 2. JOHN DAVIDSON- NANCY COUCH, WHO MARRIED WADE WOODS (SON OF LILBURN)
PEGGY COUCH, WHO MARRIED DAN LEWIS, SALLY COUCH, WHO
MARRIED MAJ. JACKSON SIZEMORE (SON OF OLD “UNCLE RUCH SIZEMORIC & ANN
PRUITT); LUCINDA COUCH, WHO MARRIED LUTHER BOWLING. ELI MARRIED FIRST: SALLY
ANN SIZEMORE.

THIS CEMETERY WAS SHOWN TO US (OLETA & OLENE) NOVEMBER, 1978, BY A GR.
GRANDSQN (FARMER SIZEMORE) OF ELI AND MAHALA (SIZEMORE) COUCH. HE ALSO
POINTED OUT THE HOMESITE AND SPRING WHERE THE FAMILY GOT THEIR DRINKING
WATER FROM. THE CEMETERY HAS GROWN IJP WITH TREES AND BUSHES AND IN BAD
NEED OF CLEANING. WE FOUND 18 GRAVESITES (FARMER SAID THERE WERE S MORE)
ONLY TWO HAD NAMES AND ONE WAS MARKED WITH A DATE.
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MARTHA COUCH Mar. 3,1894 Dec. 11/???
Jackie Couch 1875 1967
one stone marked 1882

INFORMATION OF OTHERS BURIED HERE FROM FARMER SIZEMORE,
ELI COUCH AND WIFE,MAHALA, ALSO SECOND WIFE, SALLY ANN.
ABIJAH “BIGE” SIZEMORE (SON OF YOUNGER RUSSEL SIZEMORE AND
SUSAN COUCH SIZEMORE) AND WIFE

MOLLY JAII’E COUCH 1871 May 3. 1944/

EFFIE COUCII Oct 3. 1907 Feb. 19, 1969
Carlo Langdon Oct. 26, 1933 Sept. 9, 1975 this bo(ty was moved to Ohio
(picture of coal truck on back
of stone) HE WAS THE SUNSHINE
OF OL!R HOME
JOHN COUCH no dates civil war stone
CO. L. 14th KY. CAVALRY,
(son of Eli and Mahala
(Sizemore) Couch)
Unmarked grave
SALLY COUCH no dates (d/o ELI)
WILK COUCH 1864 Sept. 23, 1934
POLLY COUCH 1867 Mar. 29, 1952
Unmarked grave of baby
NANCY LEDFORD 1894 1978
FLOYD CQUCH 7-14-1897 2-26-1969 Kentucky CPL Co. K.World War I
VIRGII COUCH June 9, 1896 Oct. 23, 1921
GORMAN COUCH Nov. 2. 1916 Nov. 13, 1949
WILEY COUCH Dec. 4. 1906 Dec. 13, 1970 HUSBAND Precious Lord take my hand’
DEWEY Y. RADER Oct. 19, 1899 Oct. 3, 1968
CHARLEY MILES 1890 1976 Brittian Funeral Home
(sarrie stone)
SHERRY A SMITH Nov. 4.1952
BOBBY P. SMITH July 9, 1949 Aug. 10, 1974/
JOHN SIZEMORE ??
(same stone)
DR. JASON C. SUMNER 1865 1939
DRUCILLA S. SUMNER 1888 19 – ?
(same stone)
BIGE COUCH 1889 1945
MATTIE COUCH 1900 1938
(Same stone)
GEORGIA A SIZEMORE July 9 1875 April 9 1947/
MARY JANE SIZEMORE June 8 1874 Sept. 6, 1933/
(same stone)
DAN MORGAN April 14, 1889 Jan. 9, 1953/
ETHEL MORGAN
JOHN CRITTENTON DIXON Aug. 1917
(same stone)
JOHN CORNETT Aug. 11, 1835 July 24, 1962/
MAHALA CORNETT Jan. 26, 1888
CHARLIE CORNETT April 14, 1925 Nov. 21, 1926/
J.,L.. OSBORNE Nov. 28, 1939 Aug. 25, 1969/
WILL OSBORliE 1933 1955/
WALTER CORNETT July 20, 1919 June ’30,, 1963 Kentucky/ S. SGT. CO.
A. 44 BN.(TANK)/ WWII

JAMES M. WOOTEN Dec. 14, 1920 Mar. 21, 1962/
HELEN JOHNSONI Aug. 11, 1931 Aug. 20, 1932/
BOBBY EUGENE JOHNSONI Nov. 5. 1937
NANNIE JOHNSON/GILLEY/ Dec. 12, 1912 April 30, 19680 Gone but not forgotten
HENRY JOHINSONI April 18, 1930/ Nov, 20, 1951/
ROY TURNER 1923 1976
DON OR DAN JOHNSON Dec. 21, 1891 May 21, 1975 AT REST
BIGE JOHNSON Mar. 21, 1910 Nov, 12, 1973 REST IN PEACE
2 Unmarked graves near Jack & Martha Napier
PRICE NAPIER July 9, 1909 May 15, 1934/
unmarked grave
MATTIE ANN (?) April 20 Nov. 201 no year given
BIGE COUCH Mar. 8. 1890 Mar. 17, 1976 rest in peace
2 unmarked graves
LARENCE SIZEMORE 1909 Dec. 25, 1929 AT REST
FELIX NAPIER was born (?)
IRA NAPIER Sept. 11, 1878 Nov. 25, 1972/
———–COUCH/ no dates
unmarked grave
DOUGLAS NAPIER July 16, 1967 son of Daniel & Juanita
( A HUNDRED OR MORE YARDS AROUND THE HILL)
IN MEMORY OF OUR LOVE ONEI
BIGE WOODS Feb. 20 1901 July 25, 1966 son of ALEX WOODS
(mother was a Wooten)
DORA WOODS Nov. 6, 1900 Sept, 10, 1977 Dau of Luther Sizemore
MARTHA SIZEMORE Mar. 18, 1919
3 unmarked graves
(ON SAME STONE)
OAKLEY SIZEMORE April 1 1909 LUTHER SIZEMORE/ father
and son, killed in a
coal bank
DORA SIZEMORE Sept, 4. 1883 May 26, 1971/
GOLDEN SIZEMORE Feb. 9, 1917 May 11, 1975/ Father

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