Savage Family Trailblazers
Special Thanks with Love goes out to Nathan Savage for the Trailblazers History
It all started with with Samuel Savage.
Samuel Savage and Phyllis were the proud parents of Samuel Savage Jr. as indicated on the death certificate above.
Sam left Mississippi and went to Memphis. Nancy left Alabama and went to Memphis. Samuel Jr. and Nancy were married in 1862 after the civil war. Sam and Nancy bought their property in Memphis, TN in 1892 after saving for a long 30 years. Samuel Jr. and Nancy had 4 children.
The children were Samuel I, Nathan, Lillie and Letitia.
Lillie married Tom Jones and had no children.
Letitia died at the age of 13. Lillie was called (A Sista)
The daughters of Sam and Nancy had no children which mean we are all descendents of either Samuel I or Nathan.
Samuel Savage I married Amelia Echols and from that union they had 6 children.
Samuel II, Sulton, Monroe, Ed, Lillie and Bessie.
Samuel II married -----had 2 children. Carrie and brother by the name of Eddie also known as “Teaster”.
Sulton married Janie and from that union came 6 children. LeRoy, James who had no children, Sadie Bell, Roscoe, Amelia and Bessie Lou.
Monroe had a son named Vernon Lee.
Ed had a son named Robert.
Lillie did not have any children, but she raised her nephew Robert as her child.
Bessie had 2 girls named Lillie Belle and Gertrude.
Nathan married Willie Gertrude Jones and from that union they had 10 children.
Nathan from another union, Nathan from this union, Vanderbilt, Nancy, Anthony, Winston, Bumon, Leland, Swissland, Brenson, Willie.
Nathan had 1 daughter out of wedlock and she lived in St. Louis.
Vanderbilt had 6 children. Milton who died from a drowning, Sadie, John Lewis, Louise, Ada B, Vanderbilt Jr.
Nancy had 2 children. Malise James and Ruby
Anthony had 2 children. ******Son nicked named “Lil Buddy” and Devonia
Winston didn’t have any children
Bumon was married to Mary and of that union they had 5 children. Willie Mae, Bumon, Nathan, Richmond and Addie Lee. There were 2 sisters from outside the union. Henrietta and the other is deceased.
Leland had 1 daughter. Ernestine
Swissland had 1 outside son. Arthur
Brenson had 2 daughters. Pauline who died at birth and Earline.
Willie had no children.
Nancy passed away and Samuel later remarried Martha. With this union there were no children.
We will explore and add the next generation in the weeks to come.
Can you identify which line you descended from?