Rev. Israel Keach (Baptist Minister) was born Renssalaer Co NY 2 Mar 1797, son of Abraham Keach. Israel married Martha Briggs 27 Mar 1819. He died 2 Feb 1864. There was another Israel Keech in Otsego Co NY born about 1783 who had a son Israel Jr born about 1820. No mention of either having been a preacher. I have further info on Rev. Israel, the clergyman.