Howard Eugene Geddings

23 August 1912–20 March 1986 (Age 73)
Privateer, Sumter, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Howard Eugene

When Howard Eugene Geddings was born on 23 August 1912, in Privateer, Sumter, South Carolina, United States, his father, Ned Samuel Geddings, was 34 and his mother, Clara Estelle Mc Leod, was 27. He married Maggie Lee Mc Leod on 9 February 1935. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Friendship Twp, Clarendon, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 2008. He died on 20 March 1986, in Sumter, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Eugene Geddings
Maggie Lee Mc Leod
Marriage: 9 February 1935
Iley Arnie Geddings
Bobby Joe Geddings
Alvin Lynwood Geddings
John Henry Geddings
John Henry Geddings

Spouse and Children

9 February 1935


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 4

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Gittings .

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

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Story Highlight

Geddings Howard Eugene

He was the hardest working man I ever knew. He was a friend to everyone. He knew everyone and always told us to treat others as we would want to be treated He was very kind to my Mom and there was …

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Lee Geddings in household of Eugene Geddings, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene Geddings, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugen Geddings in household of Edward S Geddings, "United States Census, 1930"

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