Thomas Selvage

1828–28 March 1912 (Age 84)
Bexleyheath, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Selvage was born in 1828, in Bexleyheath, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Savage, was 37 and his mother, Susanna H. Dinmore, was 33. He married Mary Munday on 22 September 1844, in London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 March 1912, in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84, and was buried in Dartford Cemetery, Green Lake, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Selvage
Mary Munday
Marriage: 22 September 1844
Emma Salvage
Mary Selvage
Martha Selvege
John Selvage
Thomas Salvage

Spouse and Children

22 September 1844
London, England, United Kingdom


    Emma Salvage



    Martha Selvege


    John Selvage


    Thomas Salvage


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Savage


    Susanna H. Dinmore




    Susannah Selvage


    Sarah Selvage


    Elizabeth Selvage


    Mary Selvage



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 26

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps from the Old English personal name Sǣlwīg ( see Selway ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Selvage, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Selvage, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Selvage, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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