Frank William Jacob Ketchum

8 March 1882–5 September 1965 (Age 83)
Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank William Jacob

When Frank William Jacob Ketchum was born on 8 March 1882, in Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Ketchum, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Carpenter, was 15. He married Naomi Anna Moss on 14 July 1902, in Monroe, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Lee Township, Brown, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 September 1965, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Frank William Jacob Ketchum
Naomi Anna Moss
Marriage: 14 July 1902
Goldie Anna Ketchum
Edmund Ketchum
Elsie Mae Ketchum
Opal Ketchum
Edith Ketchum
Elma Ketchum
Ruby Ketchum
Nonia Ketchum

Spouse and Children

14 July 1902
Monroe, Iowa, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Ketchum


    Sarah Margaret Carpenter




World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ketcham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob F Ketchum, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank W Ketchum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • F W Jacob Ketchum, "United States Census, 1940"

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