Edith Mary Savage

about December 1884–
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith Mary

When Edith Mary Savage was born about December 1884, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Savage, was 25 and her mother, Ellen Rebecca Timms, was 24. She married John Henry Griffiths on 1 January 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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John Henry Griffiths
Edith Mary Savage
Marriage: 1 January 1908
Hilda May Griffiths

Spouse and Children

    John Henry Griffiths



1 January 1908
Roath, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, England


    Hilda May Griffiths


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World Events (8)

1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 6

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Age 24

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 34

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for a wild or uncouth person, from Middle English, Old French salvage, sauvage ‘untamed’ (Late Latin salvaticus literally ‘man of the woods’, a derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’, influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. natural).2 Irish: 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 ).3 Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Savich .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Edith Mary Savage - Government record: birth: about December 1884; Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

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