James Alexander Kitchen

14 May 1860–16 December 1945 (Age 85)
Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Alexander

When James Alexander Kitchen was born on 14 May 1860, in Dent, Missouri, United States, his father, Elias D Kitchen, was 30 and his mother, Catharine Watkins, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter. He lived in Spring Creek, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Norman Township, Dent, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 16 December 1945, in Dent, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States.

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James Alexander Kitchen
Cythia Estella Ketchum

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished
Age 5
On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
Age 26
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English kichene ‘kitchen’ (Old English cycene), hence an occupational name for someone who worked in or was in charge of a kitchen.Scottish: adopted, on account of phonetic resemblance, as an Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Uisdein, see McCutcheon .

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

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Sources (7)

  • J E Kitchen in household of E D Kitchen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James A Kitchens in household of Elias Kitchens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jas. Kitchens in entry for Mrs Cynthia Ann Kitchens Coppedge, "Missouri, Phelps, Crawford, Dent, and Washington Counties, Obituaries, 1880-1990"

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