Salama Mosher

6 May 1810–22 August 1863 (Age 53)
Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Salama

When Salama Mosher was born on 6 May 1810, in Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Robert Mosher, was 32 and her mother, Susanna Briggs, was 30. She married Dennis or Darius Savage in 1829, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States in 1850 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 22 August 1863, in Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Ballston Spa, Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Dennis or Darius Savage
Salama Mosher
Marriage: 1829
Amelia Sarah Savage
Wellington Savage
Marvin D Savage Sr
Mary E Savage
Charlotte Savage

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · 67 Streets in Brooklyn By 1819

Age 9

A village map dated April 8, 1819 shows sixty seven streets. The widest streets measured 60 feet wide while the narrowest street, Doughty Street, measured 20 feet wide.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 South German and Swiss German: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • S Savage in household of P Shute, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Silema Savage in household of Darius Savage, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Unknown in entry for Marvin D. Savage, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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