Esther Ida Kitchen

18 March 1860–10 February 1949 (Age 88)
Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther Ida

When Esther Ida Kitchen was born on 18 March 1860, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Nelson Kitchen, was 31 and her mother, Subrina Robbins, was 28. She married James Henry Andrus on 31 December 1882, in Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Madison Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Ontwa Township, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 10 February 1949, in Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Andrus
Esther Ida Kitchen
Marriage: 31 December 1882
George Riley Andrus
Charles Henry Andrus

Spouse and Children

    James Henry Andrus



31 December 1882
Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Nelson Kitchen


    Subrina Robbins




    Hannah Jane Kitchen


    Martha A. Kitchen


    William James Kitchen


    Mary Catherine Kitchen


    Mark Kitchen


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Middle English kychene ‘kitchen’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked in or was in charge of the kitchen of a monastery or great house.2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCutcheon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Kitchen in household of Nelson Kitchen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther I Kitchen in household of Nelson Kitchen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida Andrus in household of George R Andrus, "United States Census, 1930"

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