Edward A Keck

about 1894–
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Edward A

When Edward A Keck was born about 1894, in Texas, United States, his father, John C Keck, was 31 and his mother, Dora Craddock, was 23. He lived in Paoli, Pontotoc, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and Tiger Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1920.

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John C Keck
Dora Craddock
Elmer Keck
Erwin Keck
Tom John Keck
Edward A Keck
about 1894–
Edwan Keck
about 1894–
Ollie Keck

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World Events (8)

about 1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age NaN
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
Age 33
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): nickname from the Middle English reflex of the Old Norse personal name Keikr (from Old West Scandinavian keikr ‘bent backwards’) or Kekkja.English (Gloucestershire): nickname, possibly from keck, backformed from kex, used through much of southern England as the name of a range of umbelliferous plants having a hollow stalk when dried, for instance cow parsley, cow parsnip, and hemlock, as well as teasel (with parallels in Scandinavia).German: nickname from Middle High German kēc ‘lively, active’ (cognate of English quick), which later changed its meaning to ‘bold, forward, fresh’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Earl Keck - Government record: birth-name: Earl Keck
  • Earl Kick in household of John C Kick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Keck in household of John C Keck, "United States Census, 1920"

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