Kelly Hudson Keck

6 June 1910–30 January 1980 (Age 69)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Kelly Hudson

When Kelly Hudson Keck was born on 6 June 1910, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Holt Keck, was 30 and his mother, Ada Myrtle Audrey Isley, was 20. He married Cora Graves on 8 October 1932, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Township 12, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1980. He died on 30 January 1980, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saint Marks Church Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Kelly Hudson Keck
Cora Graves
Marriage: 8 October 1932
Harvey Leonard Keck

Spouse and Children

8 October 1932
Alamance, North Carolina, United States


    Harvey Leonard Keck


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 8

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Kelly H Keck in household of T H Keck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kelly H Keck in household of Thomas Keck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kelly H Keck in household of Thomas H Keck, "United States Census, 1920"

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