Here is what I have on your grandfather.Luther Franklin KETCHERSID was born 29 Nov 1897 (at Spring City, Rhea Co., TN???).He died 26 Feb 1972 at Ringgold, Catoosa Co., Georgia.He married 1) Elizabeth Mary FEENEY (LIZZIE) (b. 16 Apr 1901 at Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ and died 31 Jul 1978 at Point Pleasant, Monmouth Co., NJ); then 2) Lucy BARKER (no information available) and then 3) Bertha Mae RUSSELL (no information available).
Frank was the 6th of 12 children born to William Elwood KETCHERSID (1861-1949) and Dora Florence Gunter (1869-???) who married in 1886 at Lansing, Morgan Co., TN.About 1900 the family moved from Morgan Co., TN to Spring City, Tennessee.About 1920 the family moved to Newport, Tennessee.Elwood was a blacksmith.
Frank and Lizzie were parents of four known children: Corbin William KETCHERSID; Philip Frank KETCHERSID, James KETCHERSID (died at birth or young) and Mary Elizabeth KETCHERSID.Frank and Bertha were parents of Archie Drue KETCHERSID, Aretta Della KETCHERSID and Evaun KETCHERSID.
Almost all of this information comes from the KETCHERSIDE/KETCHERSID book.