Biography of George W. Savage


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GEORGE W. SAVAGE, farmer P. 0. Weatern Spring, was born in Canada in 1843, son of David and Lucretia Savage, who came to Cook County in 1843, and located in Chicago. Thence they removed to Orland Township, where they both died the same night, the father at fifty four and the mother at forty eight years of age. Dr. Cornelius Mineham, who was residing in the same honss, left very soon after their death, taking with him the youngest child, a boy of two years, and several hundred dollars were missing at the same time belonging to Mr. Savage. They never have been heard from since. Mr. Savage follows agricultural pursuits, and has a farm of 160 acres. In t857 he married bliss Mary E. Ward, daughter of Alfred and Lucius Ward. They have six childrenó Aegusta A., Adelia, Frances M., Harvey, Willis and George. Mr. Savage is school trustee of the town, and Highway Commissioner. He is trustee of the Athenaeum, a public hall used for town and other public purposes. He has been school director for about nine years.

History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.