Harrison Harmon C. Savidge

22 September 1852–18 February 1905 (Age 52)
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harrison Harmon C.

When Harrison Harmon C. Savidge was born on 22 September 1852, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samual K Savidge, was 29 and his mother, Eleanor "Ella" Campbell, was 23. He married Clarissa A. Eckman about 1874, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Upper Augusta Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Bayard, Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 18 February 1905, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Klines Grove United Methodist Cemetery, Klines Grove, Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Harmon C. Savidge
1852–1905
Clarissa A. Eckman
1856–1886
Marriage: about 1874
Grace E. Savidge
1875–1937
James D Savidge
1879–
Edgar M. Savidge
1883–1941
Lizzie E. Savidge
1886–1886

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1874
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Samual K Savidge

    Male1823–1856Male

    Eleanor "Ella" Campbell

    Female1829–1882Female

siblings

(4)

    Sarah J. Savidge

    Female1848–1849Female

    Clinton R Savidge

    Male1851–1932Male

    Male1852–1905Male

    Elizabeth A. Savidge

    Female1855–Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

Age 11

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 15

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Savage as an English (possibly also Jewish) surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harmon C Savidge in household of Freeman Graham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harmen Savidge, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harmon C Savidge in household of George Forester, "United States Census, 1860"

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