John Mulkey Savage

John Mulkey Savage

Birth
Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Death 29 Jun 1888 (aged 80)
Marion County, Oregon, USA
Burial Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 37224908 · View Source
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Dr.John Mulkey Savage was born 27 Nov 1807, in Barren Co., Kentucky. He was the son of Dr.William Savage Jr. and Susannah Bolling Williams. John was small in stature, very powerful, had a prominent nose and heavy shaggy over-hanging eyebrows. He belonged to the Presbyterian Church, was a Democrat, a farmer and a Medical Dr. by profession. He was highly respected by all who knew him. He married Cynthia Jane Crawford, 02 April 1830, in Boonville, Cooper Co., Missouri. To this union were born his 1st five children:
Louisa Savage (1831 - 1917
William Mortimer Savage (1833 - 1843)
Martha Crawford Savage (1835 - 1828)
Susan Margaret Savage (1838 - 1908)
Henry Hill Savage (1841 - 1915)

John married his 2nd wife Jane Waite, 22 Sept. 1842, in Jackson Co., Kentucky. Jane Waite was keeping house for John Mulkey and Cynthia Jane at the time of Cynthia Jane's death. Before she died Cynthia Jane told John Mulkey that she wanted him to marry Jane Waite as soon as he could after her death. She said that she would be good to the children and that she was a good house keeper. This he did 4 months later. John and his 2nd wife Jane came across the plains from Missouri to Oregon, April - Oct. 1850. They brought three of John Mulkey's brother, William Riley Savage's, children with them to Oregon. Their parents had both been killed in the Fort Parker Texas massacre, of 1836. To their union were born ten children:
John Waite Savage (1843 - 1873)
Cynthia Jane Savage (1845 - 1908)
William Newton "Newt" Savage(1847 - 1927)
James Franklin "Frank" Savage (1848 - 1929)
Dr. Benjamin "Ben" Mansfield Savage(1852 - 1932)
Sarah Elizabeth Savage (1853 - 1927)
Mary Josephine Savage (1855 - 1941)
Hiram William Savage (1857 - 1858)
Albert Theodore Savage (1860 - 1937)
Minerva Alice Savage (1862 - 1920)

John Mulkey married his third wife Lucinda A (Jones) Hosier, 17 Dec 1876, at the home of Elder Abner Shanks in Howell Prairie, Marion Co., Oregon. She died just two years after their marriage.
John Mulkey's 4th marriage was to Raganha S. Choate, 06 Dec 1881, Marion Co., Oregon. There were no children by either of the last two marraiges.



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  • Maintained by: J L Wallace
  • Originally Created by: Shirley Jones
  • Added: 18 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37224908
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Mulkey Savage (27 Nov 1807–29 Jun 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37224908, citing Stipp Memorial Cemetery, Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J L Wallace (contributor 47741921) .