Peter Charles Kemmish

8 February 1844–28 April 1901 (Age 57)
Southsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter Charles

When Peter Charles Kemmish was born on 8 February 1844, in Southsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Kemmish, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilkey, was 31. He married Lydia Susan Lidgett about 1864, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1895. He died on 28 April 1901, in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Valley View Cemetery, Dunlap, Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Charles Kemmish
Lydia Susan Lidgett
Marriage: about 1864
Charles William Kemmish
Annah Mae Kemmish
Curtis Orval Kemmish
James Franklin Kemmish
Nathan Andrew Kemmish
George Bert Kemmish
Sada G. Kemmish

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1864Iowa, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Iowa, United States 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Kemish .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Peter Charles Kemmish

    Peter Charles Kemmish, a farmer residing in Union Township came to the county in March 1870, and located at Reeder's Mills, commonly called "Hard Scratch," where he followed the wheelwright's trade fo …

    Sources (30)

    • Peter Charles Kemmish in entry for Nathan Andrew Kemmish, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Peter E Kemmish, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Peter Kemmick in entry for Annah Mae Bum, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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