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 Laura <I>Geddes</I> Smith

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Laura Geddes Smith

Birth
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death
13 Jul 1927 (aged 66)
Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot
Section 59, Lot 1
Memorial ID
75443132 View Source

Obituary:

Syracuse, New York
The Herald newspaper
Thursday evening, July 14, 1927
Page 6, Column 1

CANAL BUILDER'S DESCENDANT DIES

Word has been received here of the death in California of Mrs. William Judson Smith, nee Laura Geddes, 65, formerly of West Genesee Street, this morning. Mrs. Smith was the granddaughter of James Geddes, builder of the Erie Canal, and the daughter of George Geddes, one of the founders of the Syracuse State Fair.
She was a graduate of the Keble School, and was active in women's work in St. Mark's Episcopal Church, where she was a member.
Surviving her are a son, William Brown Smith, of Los Angeles, Cal., and a grandson, Judson Smith.

Obituary:

Syracuse, New York
The Herald newspaper
Thursday evening, July 14, 1927
Page 6, Column 1

CANAL BUILDER'S DESCENDANT DIES

Word has been received here of the death in California of Mrs. William Judson Smith, nee Laura Geddes, 65, formerly of West Genesee Street, this morning. Mrs. Smith was the granddaughter of James Geddes, builder of the Erie Canal, and the daughter of George Geddes, one of the founders of the Syracuse State Fair.
She was a graduate of the Keble School, and was active in women's work in St. Mark's Episcopal Church, where she was a member.
Surviving her are a son, William Brown Smith, of Los Angeles, Cal., and a grandson, Judson Smith.


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  • Created by: Tom C.
  • Added: 24 Aug 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 75443132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/75443132/laura-smith: accessed ), memorial page for Laura Geddes Smith (15 Nov 1860–13 Jul 1927), Find a Grave Memorial ID 75443132, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA; Maintained by Tom C. (contributor 47524987).