William Geddes

6 May 1764–
Penpont, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

The Life of William

When William Geddes was christened on 6 May 1764, in Penpont, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, his father, Samuel Geddes, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Herron, was 32. He married Jean Dick on 12 April 1801, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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William Geddes
Jean Dick
Marriage: 12 April 1801
Barbara Geddes

Spouse and Children

12 April 1801
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland


    Barbara Geddes


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

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.

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Sources (3)

  • William Geddes in entry for Barbara Geddes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • William Geddes, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • William Geddes, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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