Keck

The Keck family has its roots in Germany. From there they settled in Pennsylvania.

1 Henry Keck b: Germany, d: Abt. 1786 in Salisbury, Lehigh, PA
… + Hannah b: Germany
……2 Johannes Keck b: c. 1742 PA, d: 1803 Northampton, PA
…… + Anna Margaretha
……2 Georg Keck b: c. 1744 PA, d: 1 Feb 1816 Westmoreland, PA
…… + Elanora Catherine Schaut m: c. 1769
……2 Henrich Keck b: c. 1746 PA
……2 Maria Elisabeth Keck b: 15 Apr 1747 Salisbury Twp., PA, d: 2 Jun 1813 Black Oak Ridge, Union, PA
…… + Johannes Ritter Sr. b: 17 Feb 1743 Milford, Bucks, PA, m: 29 Apr 1768, d: 18 Apr 1816 in Decatur, Mifflin, PA
……2 Wilhelm Keck b: 26 Jun 1751, d: 11 Jul 1751
……2 Andreas Keck b: 10 Jan 1753 Northampton, PA, d: 13 May 1828 Lehigh, PA
…… + Barbara Blanck b: 23 Jul 1762, m: Abt. 1780, d: Jan 1802
…… + Susanna Scheetz b: 22 Dec 1768, m: 17 Apr 1805 Berks, PA, d: 15 Jan 1853 Lehigh, PA
……2 Frederick Keck b: c. 1755 PA, d: TN
…… + Mary Ann Moser

Just a few Kecks:

  • Andreas Keck 1753 – 1828
  • Andreas Keck 1778 – 1833
  • Frederick Keck b c 1755
  • Georg Keck c 1744 – 1816
  • Johannes Keck c 1742 – 1803
  • Maria Elisabeth (Keck) Ritter 1747 – 1813
  • Solomon Keck 1782 – 1863

Selected Sources:

  • Rauch, Hilary J. “Conrad Keck = Frederick Keck?.” Palatine Immigrant. XXI.3 (1996): 143.
  • Laudenslager, David R. County of Lehigh, Allentown, PA Veterans Affairs Office, Veterans Grave Registration Record. Revolutionary War Veterans. 1. Pennsylvania: 1994.
  • “Neimeyer, Stoudt, Rath, Reinhard, and Kemmerer. History of Jerusalem Lutheran and Reformed Church. Allentown, PA: H. Ray Haas & Co Pub, 1911. Keck, Andrew, son of  Henry the pioneer.

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Read more about this branch of our family in my book. ‘The Mark Family Story’.

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