Martha Elizabeth Keck

F, #1581, b. 8 April 1872, d. 23 September 1961
FatherIsaac "Ike" Keck b. 1 Sep 1830, d. 15 Mar 1910
MotherDestamonia A Smith b. 8 Nov 1832, d. 7 May 1904
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsConrad Frederick Keck Descendants
     Martha Elizabeth Keck was born on 8 April 1872 at Madison, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Isaac "Ike" Keck and Destamonia A Smith. Martha Elizabeth Keck married William Franklin Milligan on 1 October 1893. Martha Elizabeth Keck died on 23 September 1961 at Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas, at age 89.
Martha Elizabeth Keck's obituary was published on 28 September 1961 ; The Madison County Record
Huntsville, AR
28 Sep 1961

Mrs. Elizabeth Milligan, 89, of St. Paul died Saturday in the Madison County Hospital here. She was born April 8, 1872 in Madison county, the daughter of Isaac Keck and Desta Smith Keck, and was a lifetime resident. She was the widow of the late Wm. F. Milligan. She had been a member of the Methodist Church since the age of 13 years.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Florence Bryant of St. Paul, Mrs. Clara Ellerman of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Ella Melton of La Habra, Calif; one son, Isaac Milligan of La Habra; 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Cove with the Rev. Hillman Byram conducting. Burial was in the Cove cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home.

She was buried in September 1961 at Cove Cemetery, Madison, Arkansas.

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     As of 1 October 1893,her married name was Milligan. Her mother Destamonia A Smith died on 7 May 1904. Her mother Isaac "Ike" Keck died on 15 March 1910 at GWR Keck's Home, Jordan, Madison, Arkansas. Her husband William Franklin Milligan died on 7 March 1953 at St Paul, Madison, Arkansas.

This is a photo of the tombstone for Martha Elizabeth Keck and William Franklin Milligan .
William Franklin and Martha Elizabeth Keck Milligan Tombstone


William Franklin Milligan b. 1 Oct 1871, d. 7 Mar 1953