Joel Click Heck
|Joel Click Heck|
- 21 Oct 1849
- Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio
- 23 Jan 1920
- Carthage, Jasper Co., Missouri
- Park Cemetery, Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri
He was a minister of the German Baptist Church (Church of the Brethren), a farmer, and, for a period, a vendor for farm implements.
- Heck Family Bible
- The biographical record of Jasper County, Missouri, by Malcolm G McGregor, page 457-459
Headstone of Joel Click Heck.
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.