October 29, 2022

Ami Whitney Ketchum, 1855-1878 [RG1131.AM]


RG1131.AM:  Ami Whitney Ketchum, 1855-1878

Papers:  1813-1977

Custer County, Nebraska:  Settler

Size:  One folder


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.


Subject headings:

Ketchum family

Ketchum, Ami Whitney, 1855-1878

Ketchum, Loren



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 Library catalog and the Nebraska History index for various published sources about Ami Ketchum and Print Olive.


Revised TMM         10-14-2009

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