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Finding Aid of the Charles Geddes Papers C058860
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  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Geddes, Charles, Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C058860
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder Marriage Licences, Geneology of Geddes family, Death Certificates, Two Copies of Pacific Presbyterian Newsletter (C. Geddes Obituary),
    Date (inclusive): 1820-1903
    Abstract: This folder contains geneology lists from Charles Geddes and his wife, Sarah Thompson Geddes. It also includes marriage licences, death certificates, and the posted obituary for Charles Geddes.

    Scope and Contents note

    This folder contains geneology lists from Charles Geddes and his wife, Sarah Thompson Geddes. It also includes marriage licences, death certificates, and the posted obituary for Charles Geddes.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Charles Geddes Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of Mrs. Fred Tatum

    Biographical/Historical note

    Charles Geddes' father John Geddes moved from Northbritten, Scotland, to Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia, where he and his wife Dorothy Putnam had eleven children, Charles being the ninth. Charles and his wife Sarah Thompson were married in Massachussetts July 27th, 1852, and they moved to San Francisco, California in 1853, where Charles became a renowned architect. He and his wife had 6 children between 1853 and 1875. He died suddenly on December 3, 1903 from rheumatic heart trouble at the age of 83.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 101 Montgomery St. Suite 150, The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94129.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Geddes, Charles Herbert, 1858-1864
    Geddes, Charles Herbert, 1858-1903
    Geddes, Charles, 1820-1864
    Geddes, Charles, 1820-1903
    Geddes, Clara Louise Wilde, 1860-1864
    Geddes, Grace Adelaide, 1875-1928
    Geddes, Sarah Thompson, 1835-1916
    Sheldon, Laura Jane Geddes, 1856-1946
    Thomson, Julia Anna Bennett Geddes, 1853-1933
    Thomson, Samuel Edwin, 1839-1906
    Nova Scotia
    San Francisco (Calif.)