Mary Theodocia Savage

28 February 1847–28 May 1936 (Age 89)
Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Theodocia

When Mary Theodocia Savage was born on 28 February 1847, in Davis, Iowa, United States, her father, David Leonard Savage, was 36 and her mother, Mary Abigail White, was 23. She married John Dingman Wilcox on 23 August 1864, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Escalante, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880 and Boulder Election Precinct, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 28 May 1936, in Archer, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Archer, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Dingman Wilcox
Mary Theodocia Savage
Marriage: 23 August 1864
John Elbert Wilcox
David Oswell Wilcox Sr.
Samuel Orris Wilcox
Lucy Abigail Wilcox
Martha Elnora Wilcox
Joseph Ezra Wilcox
Adam Vernile Wilcox
Mary Malinda Wilcox
Leo Boyd Wilcox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1864Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 25
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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    Sources (103)

    • Mary Savage in household of David Savage, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary T. Savage in entry for Samuel Orris Wilcox and Sarah Amelia Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Mary T Savage in entry for Mary Malinda Wilcox Liljenquist, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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