john savage

1898–1951 (Age 53)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of john

When john savage was born in 1898, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Savage, was 38 and his mother, catherine mc guire, was 34. He died in 1951, in his hometown, at the age of 53.

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john savage
1898–1951
annie cassidy
1902–

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–1951Male

    annie cassidy

    Female1902–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Savage

    Male1860–1898Male

    catherine mc guire

    Female1864–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 4

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
1908

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 16

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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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