William David Keck

21 August 1867–4 March 1951 (Age 83)
Lees Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William David

When William David Keck was born on 21 August 1867, in Lees Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry E Keck, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Cantrell, was 20. He married Jennettie Mahalia “Nettie” Hutchens on 10 November 1889, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Van Buren Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Butler Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 4 March 1951, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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William David Keck
Jennettie Mahalia “Nettie” Hutchens
Marriage: 10 November 1889
Ethel G Keck
Elbert Erskin Keck
Elsie May Keck
Lawrence Franklin Keck
Eunice Lorean Keck

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 1
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
Age 1
As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 23
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (11)

  • William Keck in household of Mary L Keck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W D Keck in household of Willys Hutchens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William D Keck, "United States Census, 1930"

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