Wilmarth Smith Ketcham

1856–1925 (Age 69)
Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Wilmarth Smith

When Wilmarth Smith Ketcham was born in 1856, in Farmington, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Germond Ketcham, was 50 and his mother, Chloe Peck Smith, was 40. He married Lottie Adell Van Den Bergh on 20 November 1879. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Pittsford, Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States in 1925. He died on 28 November 1925, in East Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Boughton Hill, Victor, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilmarth Smith Ketcham
1856–1925
Lottie Adell Van Den Bergh
1861–
Marriage: 20 November 1879
Anna Mae Ketcham
1880–1934
Chloe Elizabeth Burrows
1882–1959
Etna Malvina Ketcham
1887–
Ernest Benjamin Ketcham
1892–1895
Lottie Alvira Ketchem
1895–1918
Lillian Adell Ketcham
1900–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1879
children

(6)

    Anna Mae Ketcham

    Female1880–1934Female

    Chloe Elizabeth Burrows

    Female1882–1959Female

    Etna Malvina Ketcham

    Female1887–Female

    Ernest Benjamin Ketcham

    Male1892–1895Male

    Lottie Alvira Ketchem

    Female1895–1918Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Germond Ketcham

    Male1806–1883Male

    Chloe Peck Smith

    Female1816–1889Female

siblings

(8)

    Malvina M Ketcham

    Female1839–1887Female

    Alvira A Ketcham

    Female1840–1887Female

    Smith Germond Ketchum

    Male1842–1908Male

    Elmer Augustus Ketcham

    Male1845–1930Male

    Mary Amanda Ketcham

    Female1846–1913Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a habitational name from Kitcham in Devon, but more likely a reduced form of Kitchenham, a habitational name from a place so named in East Sussex.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilmarth S Ketchan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wilmarth Ketcham in household of German Ketcham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wilmerth Ketchum in household of Germond Ketchum, "United States Census, 1860"

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