'Keck1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Keck of Long Marston, Keck of Staughton Grange

John Keck of Long Marston, Gloucestershire
1. Jeffry Keck of Long Marston the first mentioned by Le Neve
  m. _ Case (not Care)
  A. John Keck of Long Marston
  m. Margaret Keyt of Ebrington
  i. William Keck (d before 1636)
  m. Mary Tomes (dau of John Tomes of Long Marston)
  a.+ issue - 2 sons, Mary (bpt 1600)
  ii. Nicholas Keck (4th son)
  m. Margaret Morris (dau of John Morris of Bretforton, son of John by _ Collins)
  a. Thomas Keck of Stretton (bpt 1618, d before 1675, of the Middle Temple, eldest son)
m. Hannah Somer (dau of Lawrence Somer)
  (1) Anthony Keck (of Stanford?) possibly father of ...
  (A)+ issue (a 1678) - Nicholas, Thomas
  (2)+ other issue - Samuel (a 1686, of the Midcdle Temple), Lawrence, Nicholas, Hannah, Macrina
  b. Nicholas Keck (bpt 1621, a 1680)
  m. (23.10.1654) Katherine Broad
  (1) Anthony Keck (bpt 1666, a 1680)
This Nicholas is mentioned in 'The Genealogist'. We suggest that he was probably the Anthony (d 23.11.1736) who was father of ...
  (A) Martha Keck
  m. David James @@ below
  (2) Samuel Keck (bpt 1670)
c. Sir Anthony Keck (a 1688, 5th son)
  m. Mary Thorne (dau of Francis Thorne)
  (1) Francis Keck of Great Kew, Oxfordshire (d 29.09.1728)
  m. Mary Dunch (dau of (Major) Dunch of Pusey by Margaret, dau of Philjp, Lord Wharton)
  (A) Mary Keck apparently the Mary (bur 15.06.1729) who married ...
  m. Sir John Dutton, 2nd Bart of Sherborne (b c1682, d 01.02.1742-3)
  (B)+ other issue - Anthony, John
(2) Katharine Keck (a 1713)
  m1. (1680) John or Fredinando Tracy of Stanway
  One of their grandsons succeeded to various Keck estates and assumed the name Keck.
  m2. Edward Chute of the Vine
  (3) Mary Keck
  m. Thomas Vernon of Hanbury
  (4) Anne Keck
  m. Richard Whithed of Titherley
  (5) Margaret Keck (d 17.02.1722-3)
  m. William Baber (of Lincoln's Inn)
  (6) Elizabeth Keck
  m. (1693) Richard Freeman of Batisford, Lord Chancellor of Ireland
  (7) Marina Keck
  m. Edward Cressenor of London (grocer)
  (8) Winifrid Keck
  m. John Nicoll of Cony Hatch
  d.+ other issue - Jeffry, son, Samuel
  iii.+ other issue - John, Jeffery
  B. Nicholas Keck
  C. Thomas Keck (d before 1629)
  m. Ursula Byrde (dau of William Byrde of Bretforon)
  i. Thomas Keck (d before 1656)
  m. (1635) Isabel Furley
  a. John Keck (d 1694)
  ii. Mary Keck



David James
m. Martha Keck (dau of Anthony Keck, nephew of Sir Anthony Keck & cousin/devisee of Francis Keck) @@ above
1. Anthony James, later Keck (d 30.04.1786 (or 03.03.1786), Serjeant-at-law)
  m1. (1739) Anne Busby (bur 17.02.1765, dau of William Busby of Loughorough by Catherine, dau of Sir Henry Beaumont, Bart)
  A. Anthony James Keck of Staughton Grange, Leicestershire (b 1740?, dvp 28.02.1782, MP)
  m. (18.07.1765) Elizabeth Legh (dau/coheir of Peter Legh of Lyme (by Martha, dau/heir of Thomas Bennett of Salthrop), m2. William Bathurst Pye)
  i. Beaumont Keck (b c1760, d 1771)
  ii. Peers Anthony Keck of Staughton Grange & Bank Hall in Lancashire (b 1768, d unm 12.03.1797)
  iii. George Anthony Keck, later Legh-Keck of Staughton Grange & Bank Hall (b 15.07.1774, dsp 04.09.1860, Lt. Colonel, MP)
  m. (18.05.1802) Elizabeth Atherton (d 01.1837, dau of Robert Vernon Atherton of Atherton)
  Staughton Grange passed to Henry Littleton Powys, 5th son of Elizabeth' sister Henrietta Maria (by Thomas Powys, 2nd Lord of Lilford), who assumed the name Powys-Keck.
  iv. Elizabeth Ann Keck
  m. (07.1802) Thomas Calley of Burderop
  m2. Mary Stubbs

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'Pedigrees of the Knights' (Peter Le Neve, edited by George Marshall (1873), 'Keck', p418+), 'The Genealogist' (vol 3, George Marshall, 1879, 'Sir Anthony Keck', p173+)
(2) For lower section : BLG1858 ('Keck of Staughton Grange'), BLG1886 ('Powys-Keck of Staughton Grange'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John NichoÏs, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Beaumont of Stoughton Grange', p861)
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