Robert Geddes

29 April 1811–1893 (Age 81)
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Robert

When Robert Geddes was born on 29 April 1811, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, John Geddes, was 34 and his mother, Dorothy Putnam Geddes, was 26. He married Jean Vance on 10 May 1834. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1893, in Five Islands, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Robert Geddes
1811–1893
Jane Vance
1818–
Marriage: 30 May 1834
Robert Geddes
1824–1881
George Geddes
1834–1903
Amelia Jane Giddes
1841–1931
Alexander Geddes
1939–1857

Spouse and Children

    Male1811–1893Male

    Jane Vance

    Female1818–Female

MARRIAGE
30 May 1834
children

(4)

    Robert Geddes

    Male1824–1881Male

    George Geddes

    Male1834–1903Male

    Amelia Jane Giddes

    Female1841–1931Female

    Alexander Geddes

    Male1939–1857Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1869

Age 58

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1871

Age 60

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: there is a place of this name in Nairn, but the name is more likely to be a patronymic from Geddie .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Geddes in entry for Robert Geddes and Mary Ann Cawthra, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Robert Geddes in entry for Robert Geddes and Mary Ann Mulligan, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Robert Geddis in entry for Robert Geddis, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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