There are various spellings for the Heck families of Germany , Holland and Ireland . Hack, Hecht, Hick and Heck The most popular is Heck. s Heck husbandry and vinedresser, age 40, son 6 daughter 8, and 4 in the third party of Palatines at St Catherine's June 2 1709 He is then listed 07/13/1715 as Palatiine family in Ireland
9/29/1720 Bastian Heck is listed as head of family at Southwell Estates. Son is Sebastian Heck
The Palantine families in Rathkeale Ireland stem from Sebastian Heck [Hack?] andhis wife Anna Maria . Sebastian was born in 1669 Lower Palatine and died 1750 Balligrane Ireland They had 3 known children 1. john Heck born 1703 who married Mary and they had several children Paul Heck,, Sophia Heck ,Jacob and John Heck.
John Heck born 1725 married Christina Lawrence
Paul Heck 1730-1796 Trooper in war Loyalist married Barbara Ruckle [Ruttle] Barbara Heckis credited with being the mother of Methodism in America and Canada Jacob Heck born cir 1732 moved to the Oliver Estate and then emigrated to Colonial New York and had two sons Paul and john.
Sophia Heck born 1742 died 1810 Edwardsburg Ontario married John Dulmage s/ of Jacob Dolmetsch and Margarata Embury .John Dulmage born 1738 Ballingrane Ireland died 1813 Edwardsburg Ontario was one of the first Palatine families to arrived in America from Ireland. His father Jacob and second wife Anna Barbara Switzer later joined him and Jacob died in 1781 Albany New York