William Savage, the third son of John and Dorothy Savage, married Phebe.
Phebe's last name was not found. In 1703 William bought a 150 acre tract
of land southwest of the present village of Keller and he and Phebe reared
their family there. In 1710 William sold the land he had inherited to his
brother Robert. No inventory of William's estate is on file. A son, some
years later, indicated that trades were continued in the family along with
the business of farming and cattle raising.
William made his will on 4-Jan-1726 and it was probated on 6-Jun-1727. Phebe,
the executrix, was to keep the dwelling and plantation during her widowhood
as well as the furniture not bequeathed. The eldest son, Parker Savage, was
to have the plantation after Phebe's death or marriage. Parker was also to
pay the other son, William, 3000 pounds of tobacco. Phebe French later
signed a deed with her son, but neither the date of her second marriage nor
the first name of her husband were found.
Children of William and Phebe Savage:
b. d. 1753
Notes and References:
Wills & c 1692-1715 p. 68
Wills, Deeds, & c 1715-1729 Pt. 2 p. 135