Elizabeth Savage

1740–1798 (Age 58)
Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Savage was born in 1740, in Maryland, United States, her father, Athelstan Savage, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Woosman, was 38. She had at least 5 sons with Joseph Coleman Sr. She died in 1798, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Coleman Sr
Elizabeth Savage
James Coleman
Nathaniel Coleman Sr
Robert Coleman
Joseph Coleman Jr
John Coleman

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World Events (4)

Age 36
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 36
Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 46
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

(1997: 17748;2007: 36948; 2010: 49914)English: of Norman origin, a nickname for a wild or uncouth person, from Middle English and Old French salvage, sauvage ‘wild, untamed’ (from Late Latin salvaticus, literally ‘man of the woods’, a derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’ influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. natural). Compare French Sauvage .Irish (Down): generally of English origin (it was taken to County Down in the 12th century), this name has also sometimes been adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Sabháin, the name of a small south Munster sept, which was earlier Anglicized as O'Savin (see Savin ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Savage - Published information: birth-name: Elizabeth Savage
  • Elizabeth, wife Joseph mentioned in the History of Joseph Coleman and his son Nathaniel Coleman

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