#16. David Henderson Ketchum

David Henderson Ketchum

B 26 October 1863  |  Martinsburg, MO, USA

D 2 May 1920  |  Poplar Bluff, MO, USA

M 14 November 1884 (Florence Gray)  |  Cherokee Bay, AR, USA

M 10 December 1890 (Cora McGuire)  |  Poplar Bluff, MO, USA



David was married twice. The first wife of record is Florence Rosella Gray. They were married on 14 November 1884. They had two children: Ida Belle (9 Jan 1889 - 31 Oct 1970) and Hattie Mae (16 Aug 1885 - 12 Apr 1922). The second wife, of my direct line, is Cora Lillian McGuire.


Photographs


Documents

Death Certificate, Curtis Ketchum (son)  Curtis William Ketchum (son) Death Certificate
Death by typhoid fever, 27 December 1930. Buried at City Cemetary, Poplar Bluff, MO


1900 Census
Census

1900 Census

Listing David H. (36), Cora L. (26), Ethel Pansy (8), Clarence (7), Elmer (3), Ira E. (1). Living in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 4 August 2014
1910 Census
Census

1910 Census

Listing David H Ketchum (45), Cora L Ketchum (36), Pansy Malvor - daughter (18), Thomas J. Malvor - Son-in-Law (30), Clarence Ketchum (17), Elmer Ketchum (14), Ira Ketchum (11), Charlie Ketchum (9), Curtis Ketchum (7). Living in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 4 August 2014
1920 Census
Census

1920 Census

Listing David H. Ketchum (56), Cora L. Ketchum (46), Elmer H Ketchum (24), Ira E. Ketchum (21), Curtis W. Ketchum (21), Charley R Ketchum (19), Lily M. Ketchum, Daughter-in-law (17). Additional household with Clarence H. Ketchum (27), Clara Ketchum (24), Alva Ketchum (5), Herbert Ketchum (2 1/2). Living in Poplar Bluff, MO.
District: 10, Sheet Number and Letter: 11A, Household ID: 246, Line Number: 28, Affiliate Name: NARA, Affiliate Publication Number: T625, GS Film number: 1820909, Digital Folder Number: 004312396, Image Number: 00284

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 4 August 2014
Marriage Application
Marriage

Marriage Application

Marriage Application for David Henderson Ketchum, 21 and Cora McGuire, under the age of 18. Both of Poplar Bluff, MO, USA. 10 December 1890.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 4 August 2014
Marriage License
Marriage

Marriage License

Marriage license for David and Cora. Indicates permission from Cora's mother for marriage as Cora was under the age of 18. A Leora or Leona McGuire is listed on the license as well.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Marriage License, Florence Gray
Marriage

Marriage License

Marriage license for David and Florence Rosella Gray. David is listed as 21 and Florence is indidcated as 20 years of age. They were married in Cherokee Bay, AR, USA, 14 November 1884.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Death Certificate, David Ketchum
Death

Death Certificate, David Ketchum

Death Certificate for David Ketchum, 2 May, 1920, 6:32 AM. Cause of death listed as Influenza with contributory emphysema. Occupation listed as farmer/painter. Date of birth listed as 26 October 1863. Father's name listed as William.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Death Certificate, Cora Ketchum
Death

Death Certificate, Cora Ketchum

Death Certificate for Cora Ketchum. Living at 812 Franklin, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA. Date of birth, 16 June 1873. Date of death, 22 February 1959, 12:50 PM. Indicates widowed twice. Father's name listed as Mortimore McQuire. Mother's name listed as Marie Bernice. Cause of death, pneumonia. Informed by son, Elmer Ketchum.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Elmer Ketchum Marriage Certificate
Marriage

Marriage Certificate, Elmer (son)

Marriage License for Elmer Ketchum (son), 28, of St. Louis, MO and Blanche Hawkins, 22, of St. Louis, MO. on 17 May 1924.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Elmer Ketchum Draft Registration
Military

Draft Registration, Elmer Ketchum (son)

Draft registration, Elmer Henderson Ketchum, 21. Born January 1, 1896, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA. Employed by his father at farming.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Ethel Pansy Ketchum McIver Marriage License
Marriage

Marriage License, Ethel Pansy Ketchum McIver

Pansy Ketchum, 17 years old, of Poplar Bluff, MO, marrying T.J. McIver, 28, also of Poplar Bluff, MO, USA. 18 April 1908.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Thomas Jefferson McIver Draft Registration
Military

Draft Registration, Thomas Jefferson McIver (son-in-law)

Draft registration, Thomas Jefferson McIver, (son-in-law) dated 19 January 1880, age 38. Poplar Bluff, MO, USA. Occupation, farmer. Nearest relative listed as Ethel Pansy McIver.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Ira Earl Ketchum Draft Registration
Military

Draft Registration, Ira Earl Ketchum (son)

Draft registration, Ira Earl Ketchum, born 10 September 1898, 20 years. Employer and father listed as David Henderson Ketchum, farming.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014
Ira Earl Ketchum Death Certificate
Death

Death Certificate, Ira Earl Ketchum (son)

Death Certificate for Ira Earl Ketchum, Tram Road #5, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA. Date of death, 23 January 1959, 1:05 PM. Cause of death, lung cancer. Occupation as carpentry, painter. Father listed as David Ketchum, mother as Cora McGuire, wife as Nettie Ketchum. Buried in City Cemetary, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 30 August 2014

Notes

Florence Rosella Gray

Florence Rosella Gray indicated in cemetary records: KETCHUM FLORENCE 24 1/13/1890 SP 1 LOT 24 BK 2 OLD CITY.


Family Photo

Left to Right: Clarence, Clara, UNK, UNK, Walter, Betty, Jerry


1900 Census

1900 Census: Listing John G Gray (55), Eliza C Gray (57), Ida B Ketchum (11), and Hattie M Ketchum (14). Both Ida and Hattie are listed as grand-daughters. These are the parents of Florence Rosella Gray. Unknown to why they are living with their grandparents (parents of Florence Rosella Gray) and not their father, David Ketchum. David is listed in a separate 1900 census with a new family.


Permission to Marry

On 10 December 1890, David H. Ketchum and Cora McGuire were given permission to marry by Cora's mother. From the State of Missouri:
KETCHUM, David H. Poplar Bluff , Mo. age 21
MC GUIRE, Miss Cora Poplar Bluff, Mo. age under 18
Hand written note original spelling
Poplar Bluff Mo.
Nov 10/11
Mr Fergason
this is to certify that I am willing for my daughter Cora Mcguir
who is under the age off 18 years to mary D. H. Ketchum
Mrs. Mr. B. Mc Guire


Hattie Ketchum Marriage

In another record, we have Hattie, a daughter age 16 and in 1901 permission was given for her to marry by her father David H. Ketchum. It appears that the father Dave Ketchum is picking up the license (perhaps on a trip to town inconvenient for Wm. Hinman to make but Dave is going that way). So Wm. Hinman is asking the court clerk to let Dave pick up a marriage license for him and Hattie to marry.
HINMAN, William Poplar Bluff, Mo. age 21
KETCHUM, Hattie Poplar Bluff, Mo. age 16
Hand written note Original spelling
Poplar Bluff, Mo. May 16, 1901
Ed L. Abington
please let Henry T* or Dave Ketchm have maggige license for me to marry
Hattie Ketchum and oblige
William Hinman
Dave H. Ketchum, father of Hattie gave consent.


Ida Belle Ketchum Birth

Ida Belle Ketchum, born 9 Jan 1889, Poplar Bluff, MO to David Henderson Ketchum and Florence Rosella (Gray) Ketchum. David Ketchum listed as a painter. He was born in Ripley Co, MO. Florence in Lyons Co., KY. Ida was listed as the 2nd child of Florence.


Florence Rosella Gray Birth

Florence Rosella Gray, Birth 1867 in Lyons, Larue, Kentucky, United States, Death 14 Jan 1890 in Poplar Bluff, Butler, MO, USA

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