John Savage1652 - 1726 (73 years)
Name John Savage Born 2 Dec 1652 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut  Gender Male Died 31 Oct 1726 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut  Person ID I5307 Yatesville History & Genealogy Last Modified 28 Dec 2008
Father John Savage, b. 1620, Beeston, Cheshire, England , d. 6 Mar 1684, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut (Age 64 years) Mother Elizabeth Dubbin, b. 1631, Hartford, Connecticut , d. 1696, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut (Age 65 years) Married 10 Feb 1652 Hartford, Connecticut Family ID F2828 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Mary Ranney, b. Abt 1665, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut , d. 19 Aug 1734, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut (Age ~ 69 years) Married 30 May 1682 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut [1, 2] Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 Family ID F2827 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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MILITARY: John was commissioned in 1711. (1) He became captain of the north train band of Middletown, in 1711, on the death of Capt.Nathaniel White, his sister's father-in-law. (2, 3)
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Johnand Mary were original members of the church in North Society organized 5 Jan 1714/15.
FAMILY: John and Mary' tombstones are in the old cemetery. (3)
ESTATE: The inventory, taken by William Savage, Samuel Gipson, and John Warner,valued his estate at 757 pounds oe10.
THE WILL OF JOHN SAVAGE (Recorded inVol. XII, page 57-61)
I, John Savage of Middletown, do make this my last will and testatment: I give unto my wife my now dwelling house and barn and the land adjoining, with pasture; also give her 4 1-2 acres of land lying on the near Neck, on the west side of sd.Neck; also I give to my wife 1-3 part of my moveable estate within doors, she taking that that suits her best; also I give her two cows, six sheep and four swine; this I give her during her natural life. I give unto my son Thomas the house he nowlives in, to be his at my decease, and my now dwelling house and barn and the land adjoining to them (after his mother's decease), so far as the southernmost fence and west of the fence that divides the pasture from the upland and orchard; also Igive him a one-half of my pasture at home, his half to be on the north side of sd. pasture next the highway, he allowing his brother William a passway to go through his part of sd. lott tocart or drive creatures, if need be; also I give him the1-2 of my long meadow and half of my long meadow swamp and half of my upland on the east side of the Neck, yt I gave his mother during her natural life, he is to have it after his mother's decease; also I give him the 1-2 of my lott at Sider Hill,to be equally divided between him and his brother William after my decease; also I give to my son Thomas 1-2 of my land in the Boggy Meadow and Further Neck and Round Meadow, half of each parcell; also I give him the 1-2 of my land in thenorthwest quarter, to be equally divided between him and his brother William after my decease; all this I give to my son Thomas and his heirs, he paying to his sisters the sum or sums after specified in this will. I give to my son William thehomelott where his house now stands; also I give him the 1-2 of my pasture at home, south part of it; also give him the other half of the several parcells of land described as given to Thomas. And further, I give to my two sons Thomas and Williamall my carpenter tools and all my tool tackling and husbandry tools. I give to my five daughters, Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah, Rachel and Marcey, all my household goods, 2-3 of sd. goods at my decease and the other third after my wife's decease; andalso all my cattle, sheep and swine, excepting only those that I havegiven to my wife. And what the household goods and stock doth fall short of 60pounds for each daughter, my will is that my two sons Thomas and William shallmake up to theirfive sisters above named the sum of 60 pounds to each sister with what they have already received, in consideration of their having all my land. And further, my will is that my two sons Thomas and William shall have all my lands that are notparticularly disposed of in this will, both divided and undivided, to be equally divided between them. And further, my will is that my two sons Thomas and William pay to their sisters 25 pounds a year after my decease, until they have paid them infull of what I have given my daughters in this my will. I appoint my two sons Thomas and William executors.
Witness: Jacob White JOHN SAVAGE, L.S.
Samuel Stowe, John Warner
Court Record, Page 139-6 December 1726: Will now exhibited by Thomas Savage and William Savage, sons of thedecd. and executors named in the will. (4)
(1) Prominent Families
(2) Gen. of CT Families
(3) Middletown Upper Houses
(4) CT probate records
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