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Name Van Buren County

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Quilt, Sage Bud pattern, blue, yellow and red piecing on white backing, made by Silvia Shaffer, Van Buren County, Iowa, 1965. Machine pieced, hand quilted. Iowa Quilt Research Project B-72, Brackman number 1713. 59" x 74" For more information visit The Quilt Index: http://www.quiltindex.org/fulldisplay.php?kid=18-36-173.

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Painting, Phoebe birds.. (2) (#57) William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original diaries (1847-1882, 1887-1908); typescripts of the original diaries; small sets of cor

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Painting, Black squirrel (#50), William Savage, 18.75" x 23.25". Black Squirrel on a branch. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original diaries (1847-1882, 1887-19

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Painting, 3 squirrels, grey/red/fox (#224), William Savage, 22.5" x 23.5". Three squirrels on tree branches. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original diaries (18

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Painting, Merlin w/chickadee (#67), William Savage, 12.5" x 15.25". Merlin hawk with dead chickadee perched on a branch. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original

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Painting, Jack Snipe (#87), William Savage, 9.75" x 12". Painting of bird with speckeled feathers and narrow beak standing on grass covered mound. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection f

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Painting, Green wing teal (#172) Watercolor painting of a duck by William Savage sitting on a moss covered rock. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original diaries

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Painting, Grossbill (#32), William Savage, 7.5" x 12.5". Bird with red-brown feathers perched on yellow flowers. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original diaries

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Painting, Goshawk/ Ash Colored Hawk (#218), William Savage, 20.75" x 22.5". Hawk with grey, white, and brown feathers, blue beak and talons perched on branch with smaller bird. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society o

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Painting, American Titlark (#117), William Savage, 9" x 12". Painting of a bird with brown feathers standing on a small mound next to a plant. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for W

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Painting, Prairie chicken (#44) Watercolor painting by William Savage. Prairie chicken walking through tufts of grass. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original

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Painting, American Redstart, William Savage, 6.75" x 6". Painting of bird with black and rust-colored feathers. Pencil drawing of twig. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William

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Painting, Kildear (#37), William Savage, 12" x 15". Painting of a Killdeer standing on a rock. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original diaries (1847-1882, 1887-

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Painting, Ruffed Grouse (#215), William Savage, 22.5" x 24.5". Bird - ruffed grouse- standing on log surrounded by plants. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage origin

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Painting, Greenlet/Warbler/Duk (#215), William Savage, 21.75" x 23". Five birds - three perched on plants, two sitting. Blue headed Solitary Greenlet, Bay breasted Warbler, Scaup Duck, Ruddy Duck, Swamp Sparrow. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iow

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Painting, Grossbeaks & Hawk (#58), William Savage, 14.25" x 21.25". Three birds perched on a branch - Cooper Hawk, two evening grossbeaks (male and female). William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript co

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Painting, Turkey Buzzard... (#193), William Savage. Turkey Buzzard (brown feathers and red head) and Northern Butcher Bird (blue head, black and white body) perched on branch. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of

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Painting, Red Squirrel (#60) Watercolor painting by William Savage of a red squirrel sitting on a branch holding a nut. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage original

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Painting, Grey Squirrel (#48), William Savage, 18.25" x 23". Grey squirrel standing on all fours on a branch with tail curved. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for William Savage or

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Painting, Spotted Fox Squirrel (#7), William Savage, 14.25" x 20.5". Spotted Fox Squirrel, brown with white spots, sitting on a tree branch. William Savage (1832-1908) born in England, apprenticed to tailor trade, Quaker. 1853 settled in Salem (Cedar Township), Van Buren County, Iowa. Acquired land along Big Cedar Creek, farmed and continued in tailor trade. Kept diaries of daily life, including observations of nature. Began painting watercolors of local birds and other wildlife. He and his wife Anna had six children. William Savage died in July 1908 and is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa. See State Historical Society of Iowa manuscript collection for Wil