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Sarah Urquhart Ketcham
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1825
Lambertville
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1893
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Fatal Fall of a Widow

Mrs. Sarah Ketcham, a widow, entered a clothing store at Grand Rapids to buy clothes for her children, and met with a fatal accident. She leaned against a pile of clothing upon a counter which rested against the top of a stairway. The clothing slid off the counter, causing her to fall backward down the stairs. She died in a few minutes.

The Weekly Expositor (Brockway Centre, MI)
Friday, 21 Jul 1893; pg. 2, col. 2
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Urquhart (1800 - 1867)
  Elizabeth Naylor Urquhart (1804 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Winthrop Welles Ketchum (1820 - 1879)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Sturdevant (____ - 1883)**
  George Urquhart (1823 - 1896)*
  Sarah Urquhart Ketcham (1825 - 1893)
  Mary Ann Urquhart Thompson (1830 - 1902)*
  Leah Urquhart Sturdevant (1832 - 1893)*
  Ellen Urquhart (1836 - 1851)*
  Samuel A. Urquhart (1839 - 1909)*
  Emily Hollenback Urquhart Paine (1844 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Nan
Record added: Aug 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94859457
Sarah <i>Urquhart</i> Ketcham
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 Added: Aug. 5, 2012
 
 
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