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Silas Alonzo Ketchum
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1842
Jackson County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1893
Jackson County
Michigan, USA

Married Ella R Wager 30 Nov 1871 in Jackson Co Michigan.

Co D 10 Mich Cav.

Son of William and Esther Ketchum. On March 6, 1864 Silas enlisted into the Michigan Cavalry 10th Company D. He saw great suffering during the war. He kept a small journal recording each day's event. His small New Testament was his comfort. Silas contracted dysentery from which he would suffer the rest of his life. He was discharged from Memphis, Tennessee on November 11, 1865. He married Ella R. Wagar in 1872 and they made their home in Rives Township, Jackson County, Michigan. He died from bloody dysentery. When he died he left a wife of 21 years, three sons and a six year old daughter." Biographical information from Carl Acker, a Wagar family researcher. 
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  Helen Rosenza Wager Ketchum (1853 - 1902)*
  Otis Alonzo Ketchum (1883 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Cole Cemetery
Rives Junction
Jackson County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17639385
Silas Alonzo Ketchum
Added by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
Silas Alonzo Ketchum
Added by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
Silas Alonzo Ketchum
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 Added: Jan. 16, 2011

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