Ellen Fenn

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Fenn was born on 14 November 1843, in Billington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Fenn, was 24 and her mother, Jane Andrews, was 24. She married Charles Roscoe Savage on 19 August 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 April 1925, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Charles Roscoe Savage
Ellen Fenn
Marriage: 19 August 1878
Arley Fenn Savage
Emma Jane Savage

Sources (20)

  • Ellen F Savage in household of Holger Jeanson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellen Fenn Savage, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Ellen Fenn Savage, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name in south-east England for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area, from Middle English fen(ne) ‘fen, marsh’ (Old English fenn).

South German: topographic name from Old High German fenni, Middle Low German and Old Frisian fenne ‘bog’. Compare Fehn .

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 馮, see Feng 1.

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

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