David Newton Keck

M, #590, b. 11 September 1871, d. 10 December 1949
FatherFrederick Russell Keck b. 31 Dec 1828, d. 17 Jan 1911
MotherMilly Driver b. 29 Dec 1838, d. 1896
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
     David Newton Keck was born on 11 September 1871 at Aurora, Madison, Arkansas. He was the son of Frederick Russell Keck and Milly Driver. David Newton Keck married Sarah Lavice Ogden on 11 February 1892 at War Eagle, Arkansas. David Newton Keck died on 10 December 1949 at Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, at age 78.
David Newton Keck's obituary was published on 12 December 1949 .
Rev. David Keck

The Rev. David Newton Keck, 70, died at his home, 750 York Street, Saturday after a few days' illness. Born in Madison County, he was a retired Baptist minister. He had lived in Fayetteville 27 years.

Survivors are his wife, Alva Sarah Ogden Keck; two sons, Arthur G. and Freeman D. both of Fayetteville; two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Snodgrass of Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. Adeline Fallen of Fayettevile; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Janie Frederick of Fayetteville and Mrs. Carrie Wilson of Joplin, Mo.

Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. today at the Central Baptist Church by the Rev. Kenneth Sanders, assisted by the Rev. Norman Drake. Burial, under the direction of Nelson's Funeral Home, was to be in Son's Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers were to be Dwight Morris, Orby McClellan, Roy Lawson, Dorsey Frederick, Pearl Woodward, Aldy Jordan, Cecil Snodgrass and Tom Grigsby. Honorary pallbearers were to be the Rev. W. P. Murchison, the Rev. Jack Dean, the Rev. Ewel Lozie, the Rev. John Teas, the Rev. Edgar Sharver, the Rev. Lee McElhaney and the Rev. Jack Taylor.

Ancestry.com. Northwest Arkansas Times (Fayetteville, Arkansas) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Original data: Northwest Arkansas Times. Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States Of America. Database created from microfilm copies of the newspaper.
Well Known Minister Dies At Fayetteville The Rev. David Newton Keck 78,. died at his home at" Fayetteville- Fayetteville- Fayetteville- Saturday after a few days' illness. Born in Madison County, he was a -retired" -retired" Baptist, mfnis-ter. mfnis-ter. mfnis-ter. He had lived in Fayetteville 27 years. '". . , Rev. Keck was' well known in Madison C o-u o-u o-u n ty, as he had preached at one time or another to. most of the 'people of the county. He was very active in the work of the. ministry until recent times. . . 1 Survivors are his wife,' Mrs. Sarah Ogden Keck; two sons, Arthur G.' and Freeman D.' both of Fayettevilley two daughters, Mrs. Ethel SntSagrass of Kansas City, "Mo., and Mrs. Adeline Fallen Fallen of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Janie Frederick of Fayetteville and Mrs. Carrie Wi'on of Joplin, Mo. ; Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. - today at the Central Baptist Baptist Church by the Rev. Kenneth Sanders, assisted by the Rev. Norman Drake. Burial, under direction direction of Nelson's Funeral Home, was in Son's Chanel cemetery. ris, Orby McClellani Roy Law-j Law-j Law-j son, Dorsey Frederick. PearliTT- Snolgrass and Tom Grigsby. Honorary Honorary pallbearers were the Rev. W. P, Murchison. the Rev. Jack Dean,, the ,Rev. Ewe Logue. the Rev. John Teas, the Rev. Edgar Rhsrver, the Rev.' Lee McEl-haney McEl-haney McEl-haney and the Rev. Jack Taylor

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     David Newton Keck appeared on the 1880 Federal Census Madison, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Frederick Russell Keck and Milly Driver.
1880 United States Federal Census
about Fredric Keck Name: Fredric Keck
Home in 1880: Bowen, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 51
Estimated birth year: abt 1829
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Milly Keck
Father's birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
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Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
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Household Members: Name Age
Fredric Keck 51
Milly Keck 41
John Keck 18
James Keck 17
Margaret Keck 15
Louisa Keck 13
Isaac Keck 11
David Keck 9
Monroe Keck 7
Jane Keck 3
Mary Keck 1

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Bowen, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 50; Family History Film: 1254050; Page: 532C; Enumeration District: 103; Image: 0788.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
His mother Milly Driver died in 1896 at Madison, Arkansas. His son David Freeman Keck was born on 14 April 1899 at Madison, Arkansas. His father Frederick Russell Keck died on 17 January 1911 at Witter, Madison, Arkansas.
David Newton Keck of Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas was listed in James Frederick "Major" Keck's obituary in June 1945 as a surviving brother.
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


The photo caption mentions ten children raised by Frederick and Millie but there would also have been Frederick's two children from his first wife, Mary Polly Shofner, Andrew Jess and Mary Catherine.
This is the old Keck house (Photo taken in 1990) where Frederick Keck and Millie Driver raised 10 kids.

From the Madison County Genealogical Society Library accessed in March 2011

Family

Sarah Lavice Ogden
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