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Susan Jacob Kellam
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Birth: Oct., 1823
Hacksneck
Accomack County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1838

Cause of Death: died 23 Oct 1838 in Chesapeake Bay near Wiccomoco, while en route to Baltimore, MD.Drowned when schooner "American Trader" was sunk by a Dutch galliot.

Daughter of Elizabeth Jacob and Thomas Kellam
Burial: Unknown

Auburn NY Journal Nov 1838
MELANCHOLY DISASTER-—SEVERAL
LIVES LOST.—We learn from the Baltimore
Transcript of Saturday, that on the
night of Wednesday last, the schooner
American Trader, Capt. Dolby, from Folly
Landing, when off the river Wicomico,
in the Chesapeake Bay, was run foul of
and immediately sank, by a Dutch galliot
about two o'clock in the morning. There
were on board nine persons, three of
whom only were saved—among the latter
was the Captain. Among those lost
were two ladies. Miss Susan Kellam and
Miss Emily Palmer, daughter of Colonel
Palmer, of the Eastern Shore. Those
rescued were saved with some difficulty,
owing to the darkness and storminess of
the morning. They were taken on board'
the galliot. The schooner was freighted
with corn, which is of course totally lost.
—Alb. Jour 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Hatton Kellam (1790 - 1841)
  Elizabeth Bell Jacob Kellam (1793 - 1835)
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Eastburn Kellam Addison (1820 - 1892)*
  Susan Jacob Kellam (1823 - 1838)
  Thomas Hatton Kellam (1826 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: A Marines Daughter
Record added: Oct 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60827432
 


- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Apr. 23, 2011

- A Marines Daughter
 Added: Oct. 29, 2010
 
 
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