William Savage Jr.1

#28830, (1 February 1833 - )
Father*William Savage1 (s 1791 - )
Mother*Bridget Hagerty1 (c 1808 - )
Birth*1 February 1833He was born on 1 February 1833 at Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1 
Baptism25 August 1833He was baptized on 25 August 1833 at St-Henri Church, Barachois, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (same day as bapt. of Margaret, dau. of James Savage and Honora Barry.)1 
circa 1840He removed with William Savage and Bridget Hagerty to IllinoisG circa 1840.2,3 
26 September 1850He appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 in the household of William Savage and Bridget Hagerty, age 17, b. NB, laborer.4 


  1. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Henri, Barachois, Cte Westmorland, 1812-1899, Vols. 1 and 2 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), v.1 1812-1838, p. 102, B-41. William Savage, b. 1 Feb 1833, son of William Savage and Brigitte Hagerty of Cap Tormentine, bapt. 25 Aug 1833 by Ant. Gagnon; sponsors [illegible] Savage and Mary McArthy. [sic]
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S79] Rev. Edward Savage, The Story of Melrose, Westmorland County (copy from Université Saint Joseph Archives, Moncton), transcription online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbwestmo/history.htm, p. 8: "Three of [the Savage brothers], William, Maurice and James, made up their minds to abandon the forests and seek the prairie lands of the West. So at the earliest possible moment after the death of their mother, they left for Clark County, Illinois, on the prairies. The cross roads where Maurice died is now a street corner, occupied by the Moody Temple, one of the valuable sites in Chicago." Note: prob. Cook County rather than Clark.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. William (60), b. Ireland, farmer, real estate value $1000; Bridget (35) [sic], b. Ireland.