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Heber Dwight Ketcham

Clergyman

Heber Dwight Ketcham, American clergyman. Member Delta Tau Delta. Chaplain West Virginia Chapter S.R.; Mason (K.T., Scottish Rite).; Rotarian.

Background

Ketcham, Heber Dwight was born on December 29, 1858 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Wesley and Mary Dyer (Parkison) Ketcham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1881, A.M., 1887. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1884. Doctor of Divinity, Miami University, Oxrord, O., 1903.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1884. Pastor Blanchester (O.) circuit, 1884-1886, Mount Washington and Red Bank, Cincinnati, 1886-1889, Wilmington, 1889-1892, Clifton Church, Cincinnati, 1892-1895, Hillsboro, 1895-1897, Piqua, 1897-1901. Presiding elder Dayton District, 1901-1906.

Pastor Trinity Church, Cincinnait, 1906-1909. First Methodist Episcopal Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1909-1911, First Methodist Episcopal Church, Kankakee, Illinois, 1911-1915, State St. Methodist Episcopal Church, Trenton, New Jersey, 1915-1920, High St. Methodist Episcopal Church, Muncie, Indiana, 1920-1924, First Methodist Episcopal Church, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1924-1930, First Methodist Episcopal Church, Parkersburg, West Virginia, since 1930. President Epworth League of Ohio and Kentucky, 1893-1896.

Secretary Ohio Methodist Centennial, 1898. Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1904.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Certainty of the Kingdom, 1905. Contributor to church publications.

Membership

Member Delta Tau Delta. Chaplain West Virginia Chapter S.R. Mason (K.T., Scottish Rite).

Connections

Married Bertha McVay, October 14, 1890. Children: Maria (Mistress Harry L. Heinzman), Bertha L. (Mistress O. Otis Bowman), Emily Livingston (Mistress Harold Stamm).

father:
Charles Wesley Ketcham

mother:
Mary Dyer (Parkison) Ketcham

spouse:
Bertha McVay

child:
Maria Ketcham (Mistress Harry L. Heinzman)

child:
Bertha L. Ketcham (Mistress O. Otis Bowman)

child:
Emily Livingston Ketcham (Mistress Harold Stamm)