Hugh Stewart Geddes

25 July 1859–24 August 1934 (Age 75)
Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hugh Stewart

When Hugh Stewart Geddes was born on 25 July 1859, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, William Geddes, was 26 and his mother, Martha Stewart, was 21. He married Martina Anna Peterson on 12 July 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1914. He died on 24 August 1934, in Banida, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Hugh Stewart Geddes
Martina Anna Peterson
Marriage: 12 July 1883
Estella Esther Geddes
Hugh Lester Geddes
Maude Lauretta Geddes
Moses Peterson Geddes
Grant Peterson Geddes
Elva Peterson Geddes
Arch Peterson Geddes
William Peterson Geddes
Donald Peterson Geddes
Ralph Thomas Geddes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries 1866: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Gaddis , from the lands of Geddes in Nairnshire.English: possibly a variant of Gedde, a nickname from Middle English gedde ‘pike’ (the fish), with post-medieval excrescent -s. However, the modern surname appears to be entirely Scottish in origin (see 1 above).

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

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    Sources (70)

    • Hugh Stewart Geddes, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • H. S. Geddes in entry for Grant Peterson Geddes and Mae Anna Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hugh Geddes in entry for Elva Bell, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1959"

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