Benjamin Saville

28 October 1645–8 December 1722 (Age 77)
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Saville was born on 28 October 1645, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Saville I, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Tidd, was 30. He married Lydia Barnes on 30 October 1670, in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He died on 8 December 1722, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Saville
1645–1722
Lydia Barnes
1647–1677
Marriage: 30 October 1670
Rebecca Savill
1672–1724
Lydia Saville
1677–1715
Hannah Saville
1675–1766
Sarah Savil
1687–1725
Mehitable Savil
1690–1716

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1670
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

    Female1672–1724Female

    Hannah Saville

    Female1675–1766Female

    Lydia Saville

    Female1677–1715Female

    Female1687–1725Female

    Female1690–1716Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Saville I

    Male1605–1669Male

    Hannah Tidd

    Female1615–1650Female

siblings

(4)

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in northern France, of which the identity is not clear. It is probably Sainville in Eure-et-Loire, so called from Old French saisne ‘Saxon’ + ville ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Savill, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Savil in entry for Sarah Savil, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Benjamin Savill in entry for Hannah Savill, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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