Ella Keck

F, #125
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-grandaunt of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
     Ella Keck was the daughter of James Frederick "Major" Keck and Almeada Jane Reeves.

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     Her married name was Burgess.

Ella 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
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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:

Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com 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.

Ella Burgess of Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas was listed in James Frederick "Major" Keck's obituary in June 1945 as a surviving daughter.
James F. Keck

James Frederick (Major) Keck, age 82, died at the City hospital, Fayetteville, June 25, after several months of failing health and a hip injury which he suffered recently in a fall. Burial was made in the Witter Cemetery Wednesday, the service being conducted by Chas. L. McElhaney. A brother, Rev. D. N. Keck of Fayetteville, made a short talk which specially comforting to the relatives and friends present. Pallbearers were Virgil Moore, Orville Davis, Andrew McFee, Orville Moore, and John McElhaney. The arrangements were in charge of the Watson Funeral Home of Fayetteville.

The deceased was a native and lifelong resident of Madison county, Arkansas. He was converted at a Methodist meeting when a young man, united with that church and remained a member of same till the church ceased to hold services at Witter, when he became a member of the Christian Union Church and remained as such the remainder of his life.

Relatives surviving him are three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Moore of Fort Smith, Mrs. Ella Burgess of Huntsville and Louvina Shaw of Oklahoma City; one son, Sidney of Huntsville; the brother mentioned above and two sisters, Janie Frederick of Fayetteville and Carrie Wilson of Joplin, Mo.

Charles L. McElhaney.
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson