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Not surprisingly, the Ketchum surname is thought to have originally been an occupational name for a cook, deriving from the Old English word "cycen."

Ketchum Early Origins



The surname Ketchum was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Early rolls revealed Henry atte Kychene c. 1300 and Richard del Kechin. The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 lists Johannes del Kechyn; Johannes del Kuchyn; and Thomas del Kichyn. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Ketchum Spelling Variations


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Ketchum Spelling Variations



The name Ketchum, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Kitchen, Ketchin, Kitching, Kitchiner, Kitchener and others.

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Ketchum Early History


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Ketchum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ketchum research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1350 and 1566 are included under the topic Early Ketchum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ketchum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ketchum Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ketchum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ketchum In Ireland


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Ketchum In Ireland



Some of the Ketchum family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Ketchum family, or who bore a variation of the surname Ketchum were

Ketchum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Jauncey Ketchum, aged 42, who landed in West Indies in 1812 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Wm. P. Ketchum, aged 49, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "New York" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YX-DMJ : 6 December 2014), Wm. P. Ketchum, 28 Oct 1893; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Ketchum Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Ketchum, aged 57, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "West Cape" from Seattle, Washington [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QH-248 : 6 December 2014), Arthur Ketchum, 07 Jan 1919; citing departure port Seattle, Washington, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name West Cape, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Elizabeth Ketchum, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Fort Hamilton" from Hamilton, Bermuda [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CT-23D : 6 December 2014), Elizabeth Ketchum, 05 Apr 1920; citing departure port HAMILTON, BERMUDA, arrival port NEW YORK, NY, ship name Fort Hamilton, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Samuel Ketchum, aged 41, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Fort Hamilton" from Hamilton, Bermuda [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ND-NTP : 6 December 2014), Samuel Ketchum, 18 Apr 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Fort Hamilton, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alice Ketchum, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Fort Hamilton" from Hamilton, Bermuda [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ND-NT5 : 6 December 2014), Alice Ketchum, 18 Apr 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Fort Hamilton, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Ketchum Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Ketchum Isaac U.E. (b. 1756) born in New York, USA who settled in Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1784 he died in 1820 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Ketchum James U.E. who settled in Parr Town [Saint John], New Brunswick c. 1784 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Ketchum Jonathan U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Ketchum Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Parker Ketchum, who landed in Canada in 1830
  • Thomas H Ketchum, who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ketchum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ketchum (post 1700)



  • Augustus Franklin Ketchum (1897-1980), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Richard Ketchum (1773-1845), American-born, Canadian politician who represented York County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1827 to 1830
  • William Scott Ketchum (1813-1871), U. S. Army officer during the American Civil War
  • William Ketchum (1798-1876), American politician, 14th Mayor of the City of Buffalo, New York (1844 to 1845)
  • William Matthew Ketchum (1921-1978), American politician, U.S. Representative from California (1975-1978)
  • Morris Ketchum (1796-1880), American banker and financier, co-founder of the manufacturing firm Rogers, Ketchum and Grosvenor in 1832, director of the Illinois Central Railroad
  • Jesse Ketchum (1782-1867), American-born, Canadian tanner and politician in Upper Canada, he represented York in the 10th Parliament of Upper Canada
  • Thomas E. "Black Jack" Ketchum (1863-1901), American cowboy from San Saba County, Texas who turned to a life of crime, he was hanged in 1901 for attempted train robbery
  • Jack Ketchum (b. 1946), pseudonym of Dallas Mayr, American author from Livingston, New Jersey, recipient of four Bram Stoker Awards
  • Hal Michael Ketchum (b. 1953), American country music artist, best known for his certified gold album 1991 album, Past the Point of Rescue
  • ... (Another 21 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YX-DMJ : 6 December 2014), Wm. P. Ketchum, 28 Oct 1893; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QH-248 : 6 December 2014), Arthur Ketchum, 07 Jan 1919; citing departure port Seattle, Washington, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name West Cape, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CT-23D : 6 December 2014), Elizabeth Ketchum, 05 Apr 1920; citing departure port HAMILTON, BERMUDA, arrival port NEW YORK, NY, ship name Fort Hamilton, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ND-NTP : 6 December 2014), Samuel Ketchum, 18 Apr 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Fort Hamilton, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ND-NT5 : 6 December 2014), Alice Ketchum, 18 Apr 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Fort Hamilton, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  8. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  11. ...

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