Malcolm Daniel Geddes

James and Jessie with their sons; Daniel, Malcolm D., and James

In 1877 James Geddes (b.1836) and his wife Jessie Dick Wares (b. 1835/6) emigrated from Wick Scotland to Ryerson Township, Parry Sound district where they joined with James’ younger brother Edward and his family to homestead on Lake Cecebe.  The photo shows James and Jessie with their sons (l-r) Daniel (b. 1868), Malcolm D. (b. 1866) and James (b. 1876).

Sutherland and Geddes cousins as young adults

This photo, c. 1890 near Burks Falls Ontario, shows the Sutherland and Geddes cousins as young adults near their home  on L. Cecebe. L-R (unidentified seated girl) James, Lyla Sutherland, Katie Sutherland, Malcolm Daniel (front) and Daniel (standing). Jessie Geddes sister(a widow) joined the family at L. Cecebe.
Courtesy of Private Collection

The Geddes family group at James Geddes farm on L. Cecebe. C. 1900

The Geddes family group at James Geddes farm on L. Cecebe. C. 1900
L-R (Minnie Mather, Dave Geddes, James Geddes Jr., Catherine (Katie) Sutherland, Malcolm Daniel Geddes, Ben Geddes, James Geddes Sr., Jessie Geddes, Mrs. James (Jessie) Geddes, Willie Geddes, James Geddes Jr. 
Courtesy of Private Collection

Coverage Dates: 
1899
County: 
Durham
Township: 
Whitby
Gender: 
Male
Year of Birth: 
1866
Year of Death: 
1927
Ethnicity: 
Scottish
Religion: 
Presbyterian
Relationships: 

Father: diarist James Geddes
Mother: diarist Jessie Geddes
Brothers: Daniel, James W.
Boss: Mr. Hudson
Co-worker: Ernest Richardson

Archive: 
Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Posted on Rural Diary Archive: 
Yes
Age During Diary: 
32
Coverage: 
Approximately 0.25 years