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Object ID RG1131.AM
Collection RG1131 Ketchum, Ami Whitney, 1855-1878
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Ami Ketchum collection
Dates of Creation 1813-1977
Year Range from 1813
Year Range to 1977
Scope & Content This collection contains biographical and genealogical information relating to Ami Whitney Ketchum. Ketchum was a settler in Custer County. He was killed by the Print Olive gang. The collection includes a Ketchum family tree; genealogical information copied from a family bible; a warranty deed (dated December 30, 1878) for a cemetery plot in Kearney, Nebraska, for Ami Ketchum's burial; a letter dated January 5, 1878, from Ami Ketchum to his mother, Asenath Ketchum; a poem dated January of 1879, written by Loren Ketchum in memory of his brother Ami; and a genealogical sketch of the Ketchum family.
Finding Aids Ami Whitney Ketchum finding aid
Related units of description Other archival collections containing information relating to Ami Ketchum and/or Print Olive include:

RG0001, SG11: Gov. Silas Garber
RG0001, SG12: Gov. Albinus Nance
RG0213: Adams County
RG0872: Arthur Carmody
RG0992: Robert J. Farritor
RG1020: Gaddis-Higgins Family
RG2016: G.E. Lemmon
RG5000: Vertical Files

See the NSHS Library catalog and the Nebraska History index for various published sources about Ami Ketchum and Print Olive.
People Ketchum, Ami Whitney, 1855-1878
Ketchum, Loren L.
Search Terms Ketchum family