Mary Kouns 1814-1889 m. 1833 Michael Kouns 1804-1881

s/o Geo. Washington 1784-1848 m. 1808 Catherine Wolfensbarger 1783-1874
Lawrence OH – WV Lawrence OH VA – Jackson, WV


??1814 Oct 11 – Mary born Lawrence OH (became OH 1803 Mar 1)

1820 Aug 7 — Federal Census Fayette Twp, Lawrence OH; age 26-44; (one male 10-16; one male 16-26; one male 26-45; 6 females under 10; 2 females 10-16; one fem. 26-45 — total of 12 in household; numbers and ages are off so not sure this is correct George)

1830 Federal Census Fayette, Lawrence OH; age 44-49 (1m under 5-George W Jr age 3; 1m 10-14 ?; 1f under 5-Catherine age 6; 2f 10-14-Anne L age 10; Delilah age 14; 2f 15-19— Emiline age 15; Mary age 16; Nancy age 19; and 1 f 40-49-Catherine); also shows 1 free colored male 10-23

1833 Oct 1 – marriage to Michael Kouns [Koons] Lawrence OH (one source says Jan 10) (
Lawrence Co. OH Marriage Books 1-6, 1-3, 186)

??1837 Feb – daughter
Amanda born Mason, WV listed in 1840 Census as 1f under 5] [listed in 1850 Census as age 15]

1838 daughter Elizabeth A born Mason WV [married John W Fauble 27 Aug 1865 in Perry, Pickaway, OH] [listed in 1840 Census as 1f under 5] [listed in 1850 Census age 13] [listed in 1860 Census age 22] [listed in 1870 Census age 32] [listed in 1880 Census age 42]

1840 Federal Census Mason, WV; enumerated Husband Michael Kouns, Jr record (1 female age 30-40) lists 1m 5-9, 1m 30-39, 2f under 5, 1f 30-39, 1f slave 10-23]

1847 May 17 – daughter Mary Catherine born Mason, WV (listed in 1850 Census as age 3) [married B Fleming West 16 Nov 1871 in Ravenswood, Jackson, WV] [listed in 1850 Census age 3] [listed in 1860 Census age 13] [listed in 1870 Census age 23]

1848 Jun 7 – father George Washington died Burlington, Lawrence, OH

1850 Federal Census 38
th District Mason, WV; age 37; lists her VA birthplace

??1851 Feb— son Charles Osbourne Elias born Gilmore, Jackson, WV [married Lydia West 16 Nov 1871] [listed in 1860 Census age 9] [listed in 1870 Census age 18][listed in 1880 Census age 27]

?? – son George born Gilmore, Jackson, WV

1860 July 11 — Federal Census Ravenswood, Jackson, WV; listed as age 45; lists 1815 as birth year and birth location as OH. Family #659, p. 103/54. M653

1870 Federal Census, Gilmore, Jackson, WV; age 53

1874 Feb 3 – mother Catherine died Fayette, Lawrence, OH

1880 June 7 — Federal Census Ravenswood District, Jackson, WV; age 66

1881 May 11 – husband Michael died Ravenswood, Jackson WV; age 77

1889 Oct 26 – died, Ravenswood, Jackson, WV

Headstone: Ravenswood Cemetery, Jackson Co, WV Kouns Plot tombstone inscription:
Mary, wife of Michael KOUNS, died October 26, 1889, age 75 years, 15 days