Enoch Lyman Ketchum

23 January 1836–27 February 1865 (Age 29)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch Lyman

When Enoch Lyman Ketchum was born on 23 January 1836, in Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph John Ketchum, was 35 and his mother, Sophia Elizabeth Parsons, was 20. He married Aley Ann Alcorn on 6 March 1860, in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 27 February 1865, in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Kansas, United States.

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Enoch Lyman Ketchum
Aley Ann Alcorn
Marriage: 6 March 1860
Ida Ketchum
Nettie Ketchum
Sarah Sophia Ketchum

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1860Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 2
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    1838 · The Mormon-Missouri War
    Age 2
    The Mormon-Missouri War was an armed conflict between Latter-day Saints and Missouri citizens due to religious and political differences. The Saints decided to fight back against the many mob threats and attacks. After two weeks of armed fighting, Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an Extermination Order on October 27, 1838. The Saints were ultimately expelled from Missouri.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Ketcham .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Lyman Meeley in household of Lewis Meeley, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Enoch Lyman Ketchum in entry for Sarah Sophia Mckinley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Lyman Catchum, "United States Census, 1860"

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