Johnny Lee Savage

1920–29 June 1985 (Age 65)
Union, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Johnny Lee

When Johnny Lee Savage was born in 1920, in Union, Tennessee, United States, his father, David Savage, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Thomas, was 27. He lived in Civil District 2, Union, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 29 June 1985, in Union, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65.

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David Savage
Margaret Elizabeth Thomas
Paris Franklin Savage
George Savage
Johnny Lee Savage
Willie David Savage
Edna Savage

Parents and Siblings



    Paris Franklin Savage




    Willie David Savage


    Edna Savage


World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 11

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Johnie L Savage in household of David Savage, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Johnnie Savage in household of Dave Savage, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Johnny Savage in entry for Edna L Savage Mcbee, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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