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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0026 (Text) 00000105866412 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/02 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/29 by Edythe Huffman
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a photocopy of a typewritten manuscript written by Ralph L. Anderson in April of 1954 regarding Ketcham family history.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Ketcham family history, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The Ketcham family came to the United States in 1629, when Ed Ketcham sailed to Long Island, New York from Cambridgeshire, England. His great-grandson Daniel Ketcham, who was born in 1753, for the colonists during the American Revolutionary War. He had nine children, including John (1782-1865), father of Ralph L. Anderson's great grandmother, Nancy Ketcham, and Absolam (1796-1846), father of Ralph's grandmother, Mary Ketcham.Family members moved all over the country, eventually ending up in Indiana by the 1830s, residing in both the Indianapolis and Bloomington areas.Ralph Lewis Anderson was born October 15, 1885 or 1887 in Bloomington, Indiana to Absolem Lorenzie and Russia Elizabeth (Tristler) Anderson. He married Murrel [Muriel] Startz in Marion County, Indiana on July 12, 1905, and they had one daughter, Dorene. He worked at a silk mill, as an office worker. Ralph died in February, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana.Sources:Items in the "Anderson, Ralph ." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/07/29. "Anderson, Ralph ." U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Retrieved 2015/07/29. "Anderson, Ralph L." 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/29. "Anderson, Ralph Lewis." U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Retrieved 2015/07/29.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ralph L. Anderson on 1966/10/25.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Ketcham Mills.
Ketcham family.

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