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Charlotte Kerst Mohr Savage
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1828
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1902
Talladega County
Alabama, USA

Aged 74/8/24.
Her tombstone shows Dec 12, 1902, but she died Dec 4, 1902 in Talladega AL while visiting her daughter Minerva (Savage) Lightcap per this newspaper item:
Obituary appeared in "The Montgomery Ledger, Pottstown PA", Tuesday, December 9, 1902:
SAVAGE-In Talladega, Ala, on Dec. 4th, Charlotte K Savage, widow of George W Savage, [East Coventry] aged 76 years.

And in the same newspaper on December 16, 1902:

The body of Mrs. Charlotte K. Savage, who died at Talladega, Ala., on Thursday, reached Pottstown on Saturday evening, via the Pennsylvania Railroad. Her remains were accompanied by her son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. D.S. Lightcap, and the funeral will take place on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, from her late residence, No 541 North Charlotte Street. All services at the house and burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery. She was a sister to Raymond Moore, of Birdsoro; Mrs. Mary Lacey, of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Harriet, widow of Thomas Francis, Pottstown. She was the mother of Wm. Savage, of Lawrence, Kan.; Mrs. D.S. Lightcap, of Talladega, Ala., and the late Mrs. Clara Landis, of this borough. She leaves four grandchildren - Maud Savage, of Lawrence, Kan.; Edgar S Lightcap, of Talladega, Ala., and Walter S and Lottie Landis, this borough. Mrs. Savage went south expecting to spend the winter with her daughter, but passed away after a stay of only three weeks at Talladega.
Mr. Lightcap has not been in Pottstown for twenty years, although born and reared here. He is a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lightcap. He learned the trade of machinist and twenty years ago emigrated with his wife to Kansas, but in a short time he moved to Alabama. He became interested in dental surgery and mastered it, opening a dental office in Talladega, where he was won a fine and lucrative practice. His brother, Samuel, also a Pottstown boy, is located in the same profession in Mobile, Ala.

George Washington SAVAGE, her husband, died 1/12/1856 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Parkerford, Chester County with his parents Zenas and Rebecca (March) SAVAGE. She was the daughter of Elias N MOHR and Mary Bertolet KERST of Union Twp, Berks Co PA. She lived in Pottstown on Charlotte Street and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pottstown.

Her daughter Clara SAVAGE LANDIS and husband Daniel W LANDIS are buried with her in Landis-Savage plot.

George W SAVAGE and Charlotte K MOHR are my gr2grandparents. Daniel W LANDIS and Clara (SAVAGE) LANDIS are my grgrandparents. 
Family links: 
  Elias N Mohr (1793 - 1864)
  Mary Bertolet Kerst Mohr (1794 - 1875)
  George Washington Savage (1825 - 1856)*
  Minerva Savage Lightcap (1850 - 1906)*
  Clara Savage Landis (1851 - 1900)*
  George Wilmot Savage (1855 - 1937)*
  Hannah Kerst Mohr Emes (1820 - 1888)*
  Levi K Moore (1822 - 1875)*
  Harriet Kerst Mohr Francis (1824 - 1907)*
  Charlotte Kerst Mohr Savage (1828 - 1902)
  Mahlon K Mohr (1829 - 1872)*
  Mary Kerst Mohr Lacey (1833 - 1909)*
  Esther Kerst Mohr Bush (1838 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Zion Cemetery and Mausoleum
North Coventry Township
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 251
Created by: Diana in Pelham, AL
Record added: Nov 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16646877
Charlotte Kerst <i>Mohr</i> Savage
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Charlotte Kerst <i>Mohr</i> Savage
Added by: Diana in Pelham, AL
Charlotte Kerst <i>Mohr</i> Savage
Added by: Diana in Pelham, AL
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Dear great2-grandmother, You were a strong and independent woman of your time. To have been a widow with 3 young children at age 31, you carried on with grace, dignity and love, making sure they grew up as successful adults. You are admired.
- Diana in Pelham, AL
 Added: Dec. 18, 2008

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