Abigail H Ketcham

April 1848–18 January 1923 (Age 74)
Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail H

Abigail H Ketcham was born in April 1848, in Suffolk, New York, United States as the daughter of Nelson and Evelyn. She married Elias W Tuttle on 16 April 1873. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Southampton, Suffolk, New York, United States in 1860 and New York, United States in 1870. She died on 18 January 1923, in Center Moriches, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Eastport Cemetery, Eastport, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Elias W Tuttle
Abigail H Ketcham
Marriage: 16 April 1873
Ernest Wilbert Tuttle

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    Elias W Tuttle



16 April 1873


    Ernest Wilbert Tuttle






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World Events (8)


Age 15

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

Age 15

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.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 20

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Abigal Ketchum in household of Nelson Ketchum, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abbie Ketchum in household of Tuthill Ketchum, "United States Census, 1870"

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