John Savage (1652 - 1678) MP

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Birthplace: Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Death: Died in Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Managed by: Daniel Joel Spooner
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About John Savage

NOTE MILITARY: John was commissioned in 1711. He became captain of the north train band of Middletown, in 1711, on the death of Capt. Nathaniel White.

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 giv e 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 ad joining 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; als o 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 g o through his part of sd. lott to cart or drive creatures, if need be; also I g ive him the1-2 of my long meadow and half of my long meadow swamp and half of m y 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 m y 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 Mead ow 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 gi ve to my two sons Thomas and Williamall my carpenter tools and all my tool tack ling 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 t he other third after my wife's decease; andalso all my cattle, sheep and swine, excepting only those that I have given to my wife. And what the household good s and stock doth fall short of 60 pounds for each daughter, my will is that my two sons Thomas and William shall make up to theirfive sisters above named the sum of 60 pounds to each sister with what they have already received, in consid eration of their having all my land. And further, my will is that my two sons T homas 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. A nd 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 Warne r

Court Record, Page 139-6 December 1726: Will now exhibited by Thomas Savage and William Savage, sons of the decd. and executors named in the will.

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John Savage's Timeline

1652
December 2, 1652
Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1672
May 16, 1672
Age 19
Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1673
March 10, 1673
Age 20
Rehoboth, Bristol, Ma
1678
June 5, 1678
Age 25
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
August 22, 1678
Age 25
Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
August 22, 1678
Age 25
Rehoboth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1682
May 30, 1682
Age 25
Middletown, Middlesex, CT
1684
August 24, 1684
Age 25
Middletown,Middlesex,Connecticut,USA
1690
February 11, 1690
Age 25
Upper Houses, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
1693
July, 1693
Age 25
Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut