James Kitterman

1819–about 1854 (Age 35)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of James

When James Kitterman was born in 1819, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, John Kettemann, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ann Sally Byrd, was 25. He married Sarah Case on 15 June 1837, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died about 1854, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

James Kitterman
Elizabeth Thompson
Marriage: 20 August 1848
Harriet Kitterman
Martha T. Kitterman
George Kitterman
Francis Kitterman

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Thompson


20 August 1848
Harrison, Indiana, United States


    Harriet Kitterman


    Martha T. Kitterman


    George Kitterman


    Francis Kitterman


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 5

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 11

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Kettermann, in the south a metronymic from Ketter, a short form of Katharina; in the north a nickname for a heretic or godless person, from Middle Low German ketter (modern German Ketzer) ‘heretic’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Kitterman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Kitterman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Kitterman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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