Levi Savage Waldron

Brief Life History of Levi Savage

When Levi Savage Waldron was born on 7 July 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Benjamin Waldron, was 55 and his mother, Emeline Savage, was 25. He married Davinah Elizabeth Roderick on 11 January 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Saint Johns, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 9 March 1936, in Gwenford, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Savage Waldron
Davinah Elizabeth Roderick
Marriage: 11 January 1875
Hannah Elizabeth Waldron
Levi Glispy Waldron
Emeline Genette Waldron
Mary Ann Waldron
David Roderick Waldron
Benjamin Haines Waldron
William Spencer Waldron
Charles Edward Waldron
Walter Andrew Waldron
Thomas John Waldron
Nathaniel Acie Waldron
Ernest Savage Waldron
Lewis Roderick Waldron

Sources (58)

  • Levi S Waldron, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Utah, Select Marriages, 1887-1966
  • Levi Savage Waldron, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries 1868: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (Mayo): from the Norman personal name Waleran, Galeran (ancient Germanic Walahram, Old French Galeran(t)), composed of the ancient Germanic elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’. Compare Walraven . In Ireland, where it is common, this name was Gaelicized early as Mac Bhalronta, also later as Mac Bhaildrin and de Bhaldraithe.

English: habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron. The placename derives from Old English wald ‘woodland’ + ærn ‘building’.

History: This is the name of a prominent NH family, established there since the 17th century. Richard Walderne (born c. 1615) came to New England from Alchester, Warwickshire, England, c. 1640 and settled at Dover, NH.

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

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Emeline Savage Waldron History

EMELINE SAVAGE WALDRON Emeline was born 22 January 1825, in Lyme, Huron County, Ohio, daughter of Levi and Polly Haynes Savage. Her parents had left Greenfield, Huron, Ohio, in 1823 after thei …

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