Biography of A. Kouns
Lake County, CA Biographies





KOUNS, A. Was born in Kentucky, December 6, 1843. In 1859 he, in company with his mother, one brother and two sisters - his father being dead, crossed the plains to California. They arrived at Smith Ferry in October of the above year, and resided there until July, 1861, when they came to Lake County. In November, 1871, the subject of this sketch settled on his present place, consisting of three hundred and twenty acres, located about ten miles southeast from Lower Lake, where he is engaged in wool growing. He married, July 5, 1868, Miss Rosette A. Copsey, who died. October 21, 1873, leaving two children: Sarah L., and Jacob, who died March 16, 1874. He married, secondly, March 12, 1876, Miss Emma A. De Wolf, foster child of C. L. Wilson, by whom he has two living children: Ira M. and Charles L.; they have lost one: Lucy M.

From:
History of Napa and Lake Counties, California
Slocum, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1881


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