COUEY, Eugene W.: born November 30, 1866, son of Silas H. and Amaranda Jones Couey. Silas came to Sedalia from Illinois in 1865. To Silas and Amaranda were born the following children: Alfred, deceased; Minerva, wife of Russell McRarey, Trinidad, Colorado; Laura, wife of Joseph Shackleford, Saline Co.,Missouri; Rudolph, Trinidad, Colorado; Eugene W.; Nora, widow of John Clark, now principal of Columbia School, Trinidad, Colorado; William, Deming, New Mexico; Emory, Lexington, Missouri; Sallie, wife of Hugh Satterwhite, Rocky Ford, Oregon; Russell, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. On January 1, 1891 Eugene married Roza I. Goff, daughter of William and Nancy Goff of Warrensburg, Missouri. Eugene and Roza had four children: Tropha, wife of Norman Bockelman; Bernice, deceased; Edith and Lawrence. They also have a granddaughter, Dorothy Lorine Bockelman.

Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman