m. 10 Apr 1765
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There are 4 vital records available on MyHeritage for James Savage, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
James Savage (1784–1873) was one of the founding fathers of Provident Institution for Savings in the Town of Boston established in 1816 as the first chartered savings bank in the United States. James was also well known for his research as an antiquary as author of "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England; A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England". And, was instrumental in helping his son-in-law William Barton Rogers establish MIT, as well as, helping his cousin Frederic Tudor establish the ice trade in the West Indies, among many other ventures.