Eleanor Irving Savery

18 March 1909–14 June 1982 (Age 73)
Denver, Colorado, United States

The Life of Eleanor Irving

When Eleanor Irving Savery was born on 18 March 1909, in Denver, Colorado, United States, her father, Thomas Harvey Savery, was 37 and her mother, Lida Moore, was 36. She married Willard Smith McVay on 20 September 1947, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. She lived in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1993. She died on 14 June 1982, at the age of 73, and was buried in Parkersville, Pennsbury Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Willard Smith McVay
Eleanor Irving Savery
Marriage: 20 September 1947

Spouse and Children

20 September 1947
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Harvey Savery





World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 10

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Savary .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eleanor S Thelander in household of Theodore A Thelander, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleanor Thelander in household of Theodore Thelander, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elenor Q Savery in household of Thomas H Savery, "United States Census, 1920"

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