Joel Click Heck

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  IndividualAndParentsLinkBars.png Samuel Heck (family)
Joel Click Heck  
0 Barbara Click
Spouse
Jammima Shoup (family)
5 Nov 1872
Jasper Co., Missouri

Data

Birth
21 Oct 1849
Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio
Death
23 Jan 1920
Carthage, Jasper Co., Missouri
Burial
Park Cemetery, Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri

Notes

He was a minister of the German Baptist Church (Church of the Brethren), a farmer, and, for a period, a vendor for farm implements.

Sources

Obituary

Obtained from FindAGrave.com.

CARTHAGE EVENING PRESS
JANUARY 23, 1920

DEATH OF JOEL C. HECK

RETIRED FARMER DIES HERE AT HOME OF HIS SON

Had Been a Resident of Jasper County Forty Years

Joel C. Heck, a widely known retired farmer of this diestrict, died at 6:30 o'clock this morning at the home of his son, Leroy Heck, on Missouri Avenue. He was 70 years old. Death was caused by hardening of the arteries. he had been in poor health one year.

Mr. Heck had been a resident of this district of Jasper County for 40 years. He was born in Clark County, Ohio October 21, 1849. He was reared there and married November 21, 1872, Miss Jemima Shoup. In February 1879, they moved to Jasper County, locating in Carthage for a short time, then moving to a farm several miles northwest of Carthage, later buying what is now known as the Heck farm, two miles northwest of the city. Mrs. Heck died June 19, 1911. Four years ago Mr. heck gave up farming and moved to Carthage.

Seven of eight children survive. The survivors are:
Jess W. Heck of Kiefer, Oklahoma
Oda Montgomery of Montezuma, Kansas
Samuel M. Heck, Seattle Washington
Edward D. Heck of Carthage
John A. Heck of Carthage
Anna M. Wood of Montezuma, Kansas and
Leroy Heck of Carthage

Mr. Heck was an authorized minister in the German Baptist Church. He never belonged to any lodge or secret society.