Amanda Polly Savage

23 August 1836–15 July 1915 (Age 78)
York, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Amanda Polly

When Amanda Polly Savage was born on 23 August 1836, in York, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, David Leonard Savage, was 26 and her mother, Theodosia Finch, was 21. She married Phineas Wolcott Cook on 18 December 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Goshen, Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 15 July 1915, in Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phineas Wolcott Cook
Amanda Polly Savage
Marriage: 18 December 1853
David Savage Cook Sr.
Mary Rosalie Cook
Mary Roselia Cook
Joseph Savage Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 27
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English: of Norman origin, a nickname for a wild or uncouth person, from Middle English and Old French salvage, sauvage ‘wild, untamed’ (from Late Latin salvaticus, literally ‘man of the woods’, a derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’ influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. natural). Compare French Sauvage .Irish (Down): 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 ).Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Savich and of Serbian Savić (see Savic ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Amanda Polly Savage Cook, by Mary Roselia Cook McCann (her daughter)

    [This was written by Mary Rozelia Cook McCann, the daughter of Amanda Polly Savage Cook. It was transcribed by Mary's daughter, Stella McCann Spencer Stock, for Stella's granddaughter, Mary Florence …

    Sources (26)

    • Amanda Cook in household of Jno Allen, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amanda Savage in entry for Chancy Loveland Dustin and Mrs. Mary Roselia Cook Mccann, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Amanda P. Savage in entry for Mary Roselia Mccann, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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