Dagold Geddie

about 1836–before 17 October 1868 (Age 32)
Perry, Alabama, United States

The Life of Dagold

When Dagold Geddie was born about 1836, in Perry, Alabama, United States, his father, Dougald Geddie, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Phares, was 34. He married Mary Ann Handley on 24 January 1862, in Perry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died before 17 October 1868, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Dagold Geddie
1836–1868
Mary Ann Handley
1842–1871
Marriage: 24 January 1862
Daniel James Geddie
1862–1905
Kate Geddie
1867–

Spouse and Children

    Male1836–1868Male

    Mary Ann Handley

    Female1842–1871Female

MARRIAGE
24 January 1862
Perry, Alabama, United States
children

(2)

    Daniel James Geddie

    Male1862–1905Male

    Kate Geddie

    Female1867–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Dougald Geddie

    Male1796–Male

    Female1802–Female

siblings

(8)

    Martha Geddie

    Female1828–Female

    Atha Geddie

    Female1830–Female

    Elvander Geddie

    Male1830–Male

    Cynthia A. Geddie

    Female1831–Female

    Male1833–Male

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World Events (5)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 13

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: of uncertain origin. It may be a much altered form of McAdam . Compare Keddie . If this is correct, the initial G- represents a trace of Gaelic mac ‘son (of)’, while Eddie is variant of Addie, a pet form of Adam . It could alternatively be a nickname meaning ‘greedy’, from a diminutive of the Scottish dialect word gedd ‘pike’, also attested in metaphorical application to a person who was a voracious eater.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dugal Gady in household of Dugal Gady, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dagalo Geddie, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Dagalo Geddie, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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