Elizabeth Ketchum

June 1821–
New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Ketchum was born in June 1821, in New York, United States. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with James Shannon. She lived in Starkey, Yates, New York, United States for about 10 years and Barrington, Yates, New York, United States for about 20 years.

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James Shannon
Elizabeth Ketchum
Byron A Shannon
Calista D. Shannon

Spouse and Children



    Byron A Shannon


    Calista D. Shannon


World Events (8)


Age 3

The Town of Starkey became part of the county in 1824, the year after Yates County was created, and was formed from the town of Reading (in Schuyler County).
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Age 42

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ketcham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • E Shannon in household of James Shannon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Shannon in household of James Shannon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Shannon in household of Byron A Shannon, "United States Census, 1900"

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