Lucy A. Savige

Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lucy A.

When Lucy A. Savige was born in 1883, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Aaron Anderson Savige, was 30 and her mother, Amelia Permelia S Hartson, was 29. She married Robert John Edwards on 14 October 1903, in Kings, New York, United States. She lived in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Ewing, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1930.

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Robert John Edwards
Lucy A. Savige
Marriage: 14 October 1903

Spouse and Children

    Robert John Edwards



14 October 1903
Kings, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Anderson Savige


    Amelia Permelia S Hartson




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World Events (8)


Age 11

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 22

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 33

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

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)

  • Lucy Edwards in household of Elvena Hellmund, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Lucy A in household of Aaron A Savige, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy Savige in household of Aaron Savige, "United States Census, 1900"

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