Roscoe Eddington Savage

Male19 June 1858–16 June 1945

Brief Life History of Roscoe Eddington

When Roscoe Eddington Savage was born on 19 June 1858, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Charles Roscoe Savage, was 25 and his mother, Anna Fenn Adkins, was 22. He married Frances Jane Reading on 30 September 1880, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 16 June 1945, in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Roscoe Eddington Savage
Frances Jane Reading
Marriage: 30 September 1880
Francis Savage
Charles John Savage
Roscoe Richardson Savage
Gilbert Benedict Savage

Sources (42)

  • Roscoe Savage in household of Chas R Savage, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1908
  • Roscoe E. Savage, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1880Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 9

    Nebraska is the 37th state.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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