Lilburn Haynes Keck

February 1875–20 May 1963 (Age 88)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lilburn Haynes

When Lilburn Haynes Keck was born in February 1875, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, his father, John David Keck, was 27 and his mother, Mary Jane Johnson, was 34. He married Jennie Ann Walker on 24 December 1897, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 2, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 20 May 1963, in Goin, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States.

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Lilburn Haynes Keck
Jennie Ann Walker
Marriage: 24 December 1897
Luticia Mae Keck
Clara Victoria Keck
Walter W Keck
John Henry Keck
Edgar Devine Keck
Charles E Keck
Hugh Samuel Keck
Sarah A Keck
Ruble T Keck
Louetta Keck

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24 December 1897
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 3

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Keikr (from Old West Scandinavian keikr ‘bent backwards’).2 German: nickname from Middle High German kec ‘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 (3)

  • Lilbern P Keck, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lill Keck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • L H Keck, "United States Census, 1940"

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