- Born: Abt 1752, Edinburgh Scotland
- Marriage (1): Ann Bleigh on 2 Dec 1773 in Boston MA
- Died: 27 Sep 1810, Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
Clock and watchmaker
Events in his life were:
- He worked in 1773-1776 as a clock and watchmaker in Boston MA
A loyalist, he moved his family to New York at the outbreak of war. He eventually settled in Halifax.
- Advertised in the Boston News-Letter (Boston MA), 14 Oct 1773,
Clock and Watch Maker and Finisher, from London
At his Shop below the Sign of Admiral Vernon
in King-street, Boston
Makes, mends, cleans, repairs, and finishes all Sorts of Clocks and Watches, in the Best and Neatest Manner. . ."
- He worked in 1776-1783 as a clock and watchmaker in New York City NY
- Advertised in the The New York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (New York City NY), 26 Aug 1776, announcing ". . . opened shop in Queen-street, between Burling's and Beekman's Slip. . ."
- Advertised in the The New York Gazette and Weekly Mercury (New York City NY), 5 May 1777, ". . . removed from No. 34 Queen-street, to Hanover Square."
- Advertised in the Royal Gazette (New York City NY), 19 Apr 1783, announcing ". . . Watchmaker, No. 21 Hanover Square, intending shortly to leave this City. . ."
- He worked in 1783-1810 as a clock and watchmaker in Halifax Nova Scotia
- Obituary printed in the Edinburgh Evening Courant (Edinburgh Scotland) in 1811
"Died at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the 27th September 1810, Mr. Charles Geddes, watchmaker, aged 61 years, native of Edinburgh."
Charles married Ann Bleigh on 2 Dec 1773 in Boston MA. (Ann Bleigh was born about 1752 in Boston MA and died on 7 Apr 1836.)