- Birth Date
- 7 April 1842
- Death Date
- 11 April 1893
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton. The ship manifest shows their surname as "Kielch."
After crossing Iowa, the Keetches dropped out of the company at Florence. Elizabeth and her brother continued on to Utah in 1862.
- Age at Departure: 14
- 1856 Nebraska Census
- 1860 Nebraska Census.
- Austin, E. N. to Edward Hunter, Mar. 23, 1879, in Incoming correspondence, box 2, fd. 1, in Edward Hunter, Collection.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Historians Office Record of Members (Minnie Margetts file).
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 206.