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
1861–1918
Esther Ida Kitchen
1860–1949
Marriage: 31 December 1882
George Riley Andrus
1883–1958
Charles Henry Andrus
1894–1977

Spouse and Children

    James Henry Andrus

    Male1861–1918Male

    Female1860–1949Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1882
Edwardsburg, Cass, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Nelson Kitchen

    Male1828–1915Male

    Subrina Robbins

    Female1831–1915Female

siblings

(8)

    Hannah Jane Kitchen

    Female1850–1905Female

    Martha A. Kitchen

    Female1853–Female

    William James Kitchen

    Male1855–Male

    Mary Catherine Kitchen

    Female1857–1943Female

    Mark Kitchen

    Male1857–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

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.
1886

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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