Vernard Keck

M, #500, b. 1916
FatherSidney Farris Keck b. 31 Jul 1893, d. 1 Sep 1976
MotherTommy S Rose b. 1896, d. 10 Feb 1929
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
     Vernard Keck was born in 1916 at Arkansas. He was the son of Sidney Farris Keck and Tommy S Rose.

Other Events

     Vernard Keck was mentioned on the draft card of Sidney Farris Keck on 5 June 1917 at Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Sidney was living at Witter, Madison, Arkansas at the time of the draft. He listed his occupation as farmer and claimed his wife and 1 child as dependents. He claims exemptions for back and kidney disease. He describes himself as of medium height with blue eyes and "lite brown" hair.
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Sidney Keck Name: Sidney Keck
County: Madison
State: Arkansas
Birthplace: Arkansas;United States of America
Birth Date: 30 Jun 1893
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1530476
DraftBoard: 0

Source Citation: Registration Location: Madison County, Arkansas; Roll 1530476; Draft Board: 0.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson


Vernard Keck appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Madison, Arkansas, in the household of his parents, Sydney and Tommy Keck.
1920 United States Federal Census
about James F Keck Name: James F Keck
[James F Kock]
Home in 1920: Venus, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 55
Estimated birth year: abt 1865
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's name: Almeda J Keck
Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James F Keck 55
Almeda J Keck 57


Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Venus, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T625_71; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 869.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).

Vernard Keck of King City, California was listed in Sidney Farris Keck's obituary in September 1976 as a surviving son.
Obituaries

Sidney F. Keck

Sidney F. Keck, 83, 1808 Dee St., Springdale, died Sept. 1 in Springdale Memorial Hospital. Born July 31, 1893, at Witter, he was the son of Major and Jan Reeves Keck, and was a retired blacksmith and truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Erma Hooper Keck of the home; one son, Vernard Keck, King City, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Preston (Reba) Sanders, Springdale; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Sisco Chapel. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. in Witter Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Sisco.

In Memoriam

Keck, Sidney F. - Services, Friday, 2 p.m., Sisco Chapel. Graveside services 3:30 p.m., and burial will be in Witter Cemetery.

Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson