Mary Elizabeth Ketchum

20 November 1841–10 April 1911 (Age 69)
Huron, Erie, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Ketchum was born on 20 November 1841, in Huron, Erie, Ohio, United States, her father, Frederick Dillazone Ketchum, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Cherry, was 27. She married John Lyman Dunbar on 27 December 1860, in Erie, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Guide Rock, Webster, Nebraska, United States in 1900. She died on 10 April 1911, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lyman Dunbar
1834–1915
Mary Elizabeth Ketchum
1841–1911
Marriage: 27 December 1860
Nellie Edna Dunbar
1866–1945
Wilbert E. Dunbar
1868–1935
Harry J Dunbar
1870–1952
Cora Estella Dunbar
1872–1928
Fred Lyman Dunbar
1877–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 December 1860
Erie, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Nellie Edna Dunbar

    Female1866–1945Female

    Male1868–1935Male

    Male1870–1952Male

    Cora Estella Dunbar

    Female1872–1928Female

    Fred Lyman Dunbar

    Male1877–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    George Cherry Ketchum

    Male1835–1899Male

    Frances Matilda Ketchum

    Female1838–1917Female

    William Henry Ketchum

    Male1840–1840Male

    Female1841–1911Female

    Florence Augusta Ketchum

    Female1844–1916Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 6

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ketcham .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Ketchum in household of J D Ketchum, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Dunbar in household of Jno L Dunbar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Dunbar in household of John L Dunbar, "United States Census, 1880"

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