James Seth Beddes

20 March 1842–7 January 1889 (Age 46)
Dockham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Seth

When James Seth Beddes was born on 20 March 1842, in Dockham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Paul Beddis, was 22 and his mother, Ann Cole, was 21. He married Alice Booth on 21 December 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 7 January 1889, in Benson, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Seth Beddes
Alice Booth
Marriage: 21 December 1868
James Seth Beddes
Alice Susannah Beddes
Thomas William Beddes
Joseph Robinson Beddes Sr
David Hyrum Beddes
Heber Booth Beddes
Henry Cole Beddes
Absalom Burros Beddes
Ann Elizabeth Beddes
Sarah Jane Beddes
John George Beddes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 12
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight


    JAMES SETH BEDDIS 1842-1889 James Seth Beddis was born 20 March 1842 in Dockham Dean, Forrest, Gloucester, England, the first child of Thomas Paul Beddis and Ann Cole. After James was born, five …

    Sources (18)

    • James Beddis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jas. S. Beddes in entry for J. G. Beddes and Norah Windsor, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950" (1935)
    • James Seth Beddes in entry for David Hyrum Beddes, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937" (1936)

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