Almeda Jane Keck

F, #118, b. 1 May 1884, d. 24 February 1908
FatherJames Frederick "Major" Keck b. 23 Feb 1863, d. 25 Jun 1945
MotherAlmeada Jane Reeves b. 6 Mar 1855, d. 17 Dec 1931
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Stout Family
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
Manuel Reynolds Descendants
     Almeda Jane Keck was born on 1 May 1884. She was the daughter of James Frederick "Major" Keck and Almeada Jane Reeves. Almeda Jane Keck married Thomas Franklin David Reynolds, son of Robert Clyde "Babe" Reynolds and Sarah Mariah Jane Grigg, on 17 September 1901 at Madison, Arkansas.
Groom: Tom Reynolds
Groom's Age: 17
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1884
Groom's Residence: Kingston, Madison, Arkansas
Bride: Mudy Keck
Bride's Name: 17
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1884
Bride's Residence: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 17 Sep 1901
Marriage License Date: 13 Sep 1901
Marriage Place: , Carroll, Arkansas, United States
Film number: 1035151
Digital Folder Number: 4331434
Image number: 00404
Page number: 14
Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957
Collection: Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Mudy Keck
Name:     Mudy Keck
Gender:     Female
Age:     17
Birth Year:     abt 1884
Residence:     Venus, Madison, Arkansas
Spouse's Name:     Tom Reynolds
Spouse's Gender:     Male
Spouse's Age:     17
Spouse's Residence:     Kingston, Madison, Arkansas
Marriage Date:     17 Sep 1901
Marriage License Date:     13 Sep 1901
Marriage County:     Madison
Event Type:     Marriage
FHL Film Number:     1035151
Source Information: Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records.
Almeda Jane Keck died on 24 February 1908 at age 23. She was buried in February 1908 at Witter Cemetery, Witter, Madison, Arkansas.
Almeda Jane Keck's FindAGrave Memorial Page was created on 2 June 2008 at .
Almeda Jane Keck Reynolds
Birth:      May 1, 1884
Death:      Feb. 24, 1908

Children include
Elsie Reynolds Stout #13862858

Family links:
James Frederick "Major" Keck (1862 - 1945)
Almeada Jane Reeves Keck (1855 - 1931)

Tom F Reynolds (1885 - 1949)

Witter Cemetery
Madison County
Arkansas, USA

Created by: ksthompson
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27285931

Other Events

     Almeda Jane Keck appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Madison, Arkansas in the household of her parents, James Frederick "Major" Keck and Almeada Jane Reeves.
1900 United States Federal Census
about James F Kick Name: James F Kick
[James F Keck]
Home in 1900: Lincoln, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 37
Birth Date: Jan 1863
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Arkansas
Spouse's name: Almeda J Kick
Marriage Year: 1881
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 19
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James F Kick 37
Almeda J Kick 45
Mary M Kick 17
Almeda J Kick 16
Elzora Kick 14
Luvina Kick 8
Sidney F Kick 6
William Bailey 31

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Lincoln, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T623_67; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 70.

Source Information: 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
Her son Melvin Reynolds was born on 26 July 1901 at Arkansas. As of 17 September 1901,her married name was Reynolds. Her daughter Elva Sara Reynolds was born in 1905 at Arkansas. Her daughter Elsie Louise Reynolds was born on 11 November 1906 at Witter, Madison, Arkansas.

This is a photo of the tombstone for Almeda Jane Keck.
Almeda Keck Reynolds Tombstone
Almeda J Keck Reynolds Tombstone
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson

Almeda Jane Keck died before Thomas Franklin David Reynolds but was mentioned in Thomas Franklin David Reynolds's obituary as a deceased first wife.
Father of 17 Passed Away Monday, Jan. 31

Thomas Franklin David Reynolds, age 64, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, at his home in the Reynolds community east of Wharton. He had been ill several months and his death was due to a stroke suffered a few days ago.

Mr. Reynolds had lived all his life in the community which derived its name from his family, having been born there on Jan. 30, 1885. He had been a member of the Baptist Church for 27 years. He was the father of 17 children, 16 of whom survive. One boy, Loy, passed away in 1935.

The deceased was first married to Mead Keck in 1900. To them were born three children. His first wife passed away in 1908 and in 1910 he was married to Viola Emaline Burgess, who survives. To them were born 14 children.

Besides his widow, survivors include eight sons, Melvin, of Kingston, and Dewey, Tommie, Franklin, Lee Troy, Roy, Wesley and Junior, all of the home; eight daughters, Mrs. Bert Harper of Clarksville, Mrs. Claud Stout of Kingston, Mrs. John L. Carter, Mrs. Melvin Davis, Mrs. H. H. Maggard and Mrs. Charlie Carpenter, all of Huntsville; Mrs. Arnold Coble of Aurora; and Viola of the home, 52 grand children and 4 great grand children; a sister, Mrs. Lennie Harris of Oklahoma.

Graveside services were held at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2, by Rev. Cecil Garrison of Huntsville. Burial was in Kingston cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home here.
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson


Thomas Franklin David Reynolds b. 30 Jan 1885, d. 31 Jan 1949