Fern Geddes

4 July 1897–24 June 1970 (Age 72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Fern

When Fern Geddes was born on 4 July 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Archibald Stewart Geddes, was 37 and her mother, Helen Maria Reid, was 28. She lived in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States in 1910 and La Grande Election Precinct 7, Union, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1970, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archibald Stewart Geddes
1860–1919
Helen Maria Reid
1868–1935
Archibald Waldo Geddes
1889–1947
Donna Reid Geddes
1892–1913
Irma Geddes
1895–1973
Fern Geddes
1897–1970
Helen Mathers Geddes
1900–1901
Grant Geddes
1902–1964
Reid Geddes
1905–1987
Margaret Geddes
1908–1979

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
Age 2
The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1917
Age 20
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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

Geddie
Gaddis
Geddis

Sources (12)

  • Fern Geddes, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Fern Geddes, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Fern Geddes, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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