Isaac "Ike" Keck

M, #1469, b. 1 September 1830, d. 15 March 1910
FatherAndrew Keck b. 25 Dec 1799, d. bt 1880 - 1890
MotherIsabelle Bolinger b. Oct 1799, d. 1880
Relationship4th great-granduncle of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
     Isaac "Ike" Keck was born on 1 September 1830 at Claiborne, Tennessee. He was the son of Andrew Keck and Isabelle Bolinger. Isaac "Ike" Keck married Destamonia A Smith in 1856 at Madison, Arkansas. Isaac "Ike" Keck died on 15 March 1910 at GWR Keck's Home, Jordan, Madison, Arkansas, at age 79. He was buried in 1910 at Cove Cemetery, Jordan, Madison, Arkansas.

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     Isaac "Ike" Keck is probably the male age 5 to 9 listed in the household of his father, Andrew Keck, in the 1840 Federal Census of Claiborne County, Tennessee.
Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Claiborne, Tennessee; Roll 206; Page: 518; Image: 419; Family History Library Film: 0024542.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
1840 United States Federal Census
about Andrew Keck Name: Andrew Keck
County: Claiborne
State: Tennessee
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 10
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 6
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 8
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 10

Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Claiborne, Tennessee; Roll 206; Page: 518; Image: 419; Family History Library Film: 0024542.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
1840 United States Federal Census
about Andrew Keck Name: Andrew Keck
County: Claiborne
State: Tennessee
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 10
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 6
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 8
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 10


Isaac "Ike" Keck appeared on the 1850 Federal Census Claiborne, Tennessee in the household of his parents, Andrew Keck and Isabelle Bolinger.
1850 United States Federal Census
about Andrew Keck Name: Andrew Keck
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: abt 1800
Birth Place: North Carolina
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 7, Claiborne, Tennessee
Family Number: 948
Household Members: Name Age
Andrew Keck 50
Isa Keck 50
John Keck 23
Freder M Keck 22
Isaac Keck 20
Andrew Keck 19
David Keck 17
Elizabeth Keck 15
Jacob Keck 13
Esau Keck 10
Christepher Keck 8
Catherine Keey 39

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Subdivision 7, Claiborne, Tennessee; Roll M432_874; Page: 307A; Image: 152.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

1850 United States Federal Census
about Andrew Keck Name: Andrew Keck
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: abt 1800
Birth Place: North Carolina
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 7, Claiborne, Tennessee
Family Number: 948
Household Members: Name Age
Andrew Keck 50
Isa Keck 50
John Keck 23
Freder M Keck 22
Isaac Keck 20
Andrew Keck 19
David Keck 17
Elizabeth Keck 15
Jacob Keck 13
Esau Keck 10
Christepher Keck 8
Catherine Keey 39

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Subdivision 7, Claiborne, Tennessee; Roll M432_874; Page: 307B; Image: 153.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

His daughter Frances Penelope Keck was born on 18 September 1857 at Arkansas. His son Simon R Keck was born in 1859 at Arkansas.


Isaac Keck as a young man

Isaac "Ike" Keck and Destamonia A Smith appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Madison, Arkansas, at Bowen Township, enumerated 27 July 1860, Isaac is a farmer with a personal estate valued at $215.. Their son Frances Penelope and Simon R was listed as living with them.
1860 United States Federal Census
about Isaac Keck Name: Isaac Keck
[Isaac Smith Keck]
Age in 1860: 30
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1860: Bowen, Madison, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Post Office: War Eagle
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Isaac Keck 30
Destemina Keck 25
Frances Keck 2
Simon Keck 1

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Bowen, Madison, Arkansas; Roll M653_45; Page: 441; Image: 441; Family History Library Film: 803045.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
His son W.F. Keck was born in 1862 at Arkansas. His daughter Jane Keck was born in 1866 at Arkansas. His daughter Bethena Geraldine "Thener" Keck was born in February 1868 at Madison, Arkansas. His son G.W.R.A. Keck was born in 1870 at Arkansas. His daughter Martha Elizabeth Keck was born on 8 April 1872 at Madison, Arkansas.


Isaac and Destamonia Smith Keck


Isaac "Ike" Keck and Destamonia A Keck (Smith) appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Madison, Arkansas, at Boston Township, enumerated 24 June 1880, Isaac and Destamonia are listed as being married with 6 children. Isaac is a farmer and his sons, Simon, WF, and WGRA work on the farm. Destamonia is "keeping house" and the daughters are "at home".

Simon, WF, Jane, Bethany, and GWRA are shown as attending school within the year. GWRA is shown as being unable to write. ME is 7 but is not shown as attending school. Perhaps, she hasn't started school yet because it isn't indicated that she cannot read or write?

Isaac and his mother are shown as being born in Tennessee while his father was born in North Carolina. Desdamonia is shown as being born in Arkansas while her father was born in Kentucky and her mother in Tennessee..
1880 United States Federal Census
about Issac Keck Name: Issac Keck
Home in 1880: Boston, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 49
Estimated birth year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Desdamona Keck
Father's birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Cannot read/write:

Blind:

Deaf and dumb:

Otherwise disabled:

Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Issac Keck 49
Desdamona Keck 47
Frances P. Keck 22
Simon R. Keck 21
W. F. Keck 18
Jane Keck 14
Bethena C. Keck 12
G. W. R. A. Keck 10
M. E. Keck 7

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Boston, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 50; Family History Film: 1254050; Page: 506C; Enumeration District: 101; Image: 0736.

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 Isabelle Bolinger died in 1880. His daughter Martha Elizabeth Keck was married on 1 October 1893. His daughter Bethena Geraldine "Thener" Keck was married circa 1895.

Isaac "Ike" Keck and Destamonia A Keck (Smith) appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Madison, Arkansas, at Lincoln Township, enumerated 9 July 1900, Isaac's father is shown as being born in North Carolina while his mother was born in Tennessee. Dusty's parents are both born in Alabama.

Arthur is shown as being born in Missouri while his parents are listed as being born in Illinois. Arthur may be a relation to the Shrums living a couple households away but that is only speculation.

Isaac and Dusty are shown as being married for 44 years and Dusty is shown as being the mother of 7 children with all still living.

Isaac is a farmer with the family farm owned "free". Arthur is listed as a farm laborer.

The entire household is shown as being able to read, write, and speak English..
1900 United States Federal Census
about Isaac Kich Name: Isaac Kich
[Isaac Keck]
Home in 1900: Lincoln, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 69
Birth Date: Jul 1830
Birthplace: Tennessee
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Spouse's name: Disty A Kich
Marriage Year: 1856
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 44
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Isaac Kich 69
Disty A Kich 67
Arthur Shrum 15


Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Lincoln, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T623_67; Page: 6B; 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.
His wife Destamonia A Smith died on 7 May 1904.


Isaac Keck as an older man


This is a photo of the tombstone for Isaac "Ike" Keck.
Isaac Keck Tombstone

Family

Destamonia A Smith b. 8 Nov 1832, d. 7 May 1904
Children