Joseph Lewis Keck

5 March 1881–August 1885 (Age 4)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph Lewis

When Joseph Lewis Keck was born on 5 March 1881, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Matthew Madison Keck, was 36 and his mother, Deborah Caroline Steele, was 33. He died in August 1885, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Madison Keck
1844–1924
Deborah Caroline Steele
1847–1921
Rebecca Jane Keck
1867–1942
Robert Henry Keck
1869–1942
Hiram Edward Keck
1871–1946
Alexander Madison Keck
1873–1936
Idelia Keck
1875–1934
Margaret Elizabeth Keck
1878–1970
Joseph Lewis Keck
1881–1885
Daniel Frederick Keck
1884–1885
Frederick Keck
1887–1894
Alfred Keck
1890–1890

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World Events (1)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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