Henry William Carl Keck

10 September 1894–13 July 1953 (Age 58)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Henry William Carl

When Henry William Carl Keck was born on 10 September 1894, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, his father, Martin J Keck, was 40 and his mother, Caroline Kahre, was 29. He lived in Center Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 July 1953, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 58.

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Martin J Keck
Caroline Kahre
Matilda Kathrine Maria Keck
Louise Keck
Caroline Keck
Henry William Carl Keck
Arthur Carl Keck
Walter J Keck
Paul E Keck

Parents and Siblings

    Martin J Keck





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World Events (8)

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Henry Keck in household of Jacob Keck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Kech in household of Martin Kech, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Keck in household of Martin Keck, "United States Census, 1910"

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