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William Savage

William Savage

Male Abt 1784 - 1860  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name William Savage  [1
    Born Abt 1784  Down, N Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1860  Derryboy, Co. Down, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I2169  BillSavage | Branch from WESavage 1944
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2020 

    Notes 
    • Copy of Last Will and Testament of Wm Savage Dated 5 Dec 1861

      No: 1757 Savage, Wm deceased effects Sworn under 450 Pounds Died at Derryboy, Co Down 26th Day of August 1860

      Derryboy, twenty third July Eighteen hundred and sixty.

      I, William Savage, farmer, do make and publish my last will and testament in the manner and form following , first, I allow all my debts and funeral expenses to be paid out of the first of my property – next I give and bequeath to my three sons-in-law, William Anderson, Samuel Cleland and James Long two pounds each, as I have already given them with my daughters their marriage portions – next, I allow my wife to be kept on my place during the rest of her life, as she has hitherto bee – Next, to my daughter Jane I give and bequeath a bed and bedding and fifty pounds. After these bequests share be paid and satisfied. I order and appoint that all I may be possessed of be equally divided between my two sons Roland and James, each appointing an arbitrator for that purpose, and the arbitrators having power to appoint an umpire, if necessary, on making said division and in the division of my farm, I will and appoint that the lower side of my farm viz, the side next to William Anderson’s farm be given to my son James _ If any of my sons wish to sell his part of my houses and farm, I will and order that he sell to the other, provided the other wish to buy it _ and the sale to be made by arbitrators mutually appointed and an umpire if necessary, as aforesaid- should my son James die before marriage or without leaving lawful issue, I allow his share of my houses and lands to go to my son Roland or his issue if he do not then survive and that in such case I allow ten pounds to be paid to each of my surviving daughters by my son Roland or his issue and finally I nominate and appoint the Rev Andrew Breakey, Mr. Samuel Morrow of Moorhall and my son Roland to be Executors of this my last will and testament, and I hereby revoke and annul all former wills by made or executed – In witness whereof I hereunto affix my hand and seal the day and year just above written WILLIAM SAVAGE (SEAL)
      Signed in the presence of – Robert Hogg – Joseph Anderson


      In Her Majesty’s Court of Probate the District Registry of Belfast in the Goods of William Savage deceased

      I Joseph Anderson of Derryboy in the County of Down, farmer, aged sixteen years and upwards Make oath that I am one of the subscribing witnesses to the last will and Testament of the said William Savage late of Derryboy in the County of Down, farmer, deceased, the said will being now hereunto announced, bearing date Twenty third July Eighteen hundred and sixty and that the said Testator executed the said will on the day of the date thereof by signing his name at the foot or end thereof as the same now appears thereon in the presence of me and of Robert Hogg the other subscribed and we thereupon attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said Testator and of each other Joseph Anderson Sworn at Downpatrick in the County of Down on the Thirtieth day of November 1861 before me and I know the deponent who is of the full age of twenty one year and upwards John A Ward Master Extraordinary in Her Majesty’s High Court of Chancery in Ireland for taking affidavits in the for said County
      Murland & Nelson, Solicitors


      The last Will and Testament of William Savage late of Derryboy in the County of Down, farmer deceased was proved in common form of law and probate thereof Granted by Her Majesty’s Court of Probate in Ireland in the District Registry of Belfast, to Rowland Savage of Derryboy aforesaid farmer one of the Executors named in said will – He being first sworn power being reserved of making the like Grant to Rev Andrew Breakey & Samuel Morrow the other Executors when they or either of them shall apply for same.
      Dated the 5th December 1861 Extracted by Murland & Nelson Solicitors Downpatrick

    • Notes on Rev. Andrew Breakey one of the Executors of William Savage ( d. 1860) will.

      The Rev. Andrew Breakey was ordained in 1st. Keady on 10 August 1819. He was removed to Killyleagh, where he was installed on March 22. 1831. On April 5, 1882 the Rev. William Witherow was installed as his assistant and successor. Mr. Breakey died on Nov 17 the same year. His ministry extended over 63 years. His daughter Elizabeth became the wife of Rev. Samuel Hamilton of Saintfield, on January 13, 1857. During his ministry in Killyleagh he Baptized approximately 1600 children.
    Children 
     1. Ann Savage,   b. Abt 1819,   d. 22 Jul 1860, Ballywoolen, Co Down, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [Natural]
     2. Margaret Savage,   b. Abt 1811, Derryboye, Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1895, Derryboye, Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     3. Jane Patton Savage,   b. 1814, Derryboy, Co. Down, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1868, Derryboy, Co. Down, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Natural]
     4. James Savage,   b. 1827, Derryboy, Co Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1896, Lissoid, Co. Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Rowland Savage,   b. 1810,   d. 12 Jun 1873, Derryboy, Co. Down, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +6. Susanna Savage  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Savage, William d1860 Notes
    Savage, William d1860 Notes

    Documents 3 Documents

    Census Data
    Savage, William Census 1838 Derryboy.jpg
    Savage, William Census 1838 Derryboy.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Copy of Last Will and Testament of Wm Savage Dated 5 Dec 1861

      No: 1757 Savage, Wm deceased effects Sworn under 450 Pounds Died at Derryboy, Co Down 26th Day of August 1860

      Derryboy, twenty third July Eighteen hundred and sixty.

      I, William Savage, farmer, do make and publish my last will and testament in the manner and form following , first, I allow all my debts and funeral expenses to be paid out of the first of my property - next I give and bequeath to my three sons-in-law, William Anderson, Samuel Cleland and James Long two pounds each, as I have already given them with my daughters their marriage portions - next, I allow my wife to be kept on my place during the rest of her life, as she has hitherto bee - Next, to my daughter Jane I give and bequeath a bed and bedding and fifty pounds. After these bequests share be paid and satisfied. I order and appoint that all I may be possessed of be equally divided between my two sons Roland and James, each appointing an arbitrator for that purpose, and the arbitrators having power to appoint an umpire, if necessary, on making said division and in the division of my farm, I will and appoint that the lower side of my farm viz, the side next to William Anderson's farm be given to my son James _ If any of my sons wish to sell his part of my houses and farm, I will and order that he sell to the other, provided the other wish to buy it _ and the sale to be made by arbitrators mutually appointed and an umpire if necessary, as aforesaid- should my son James die before marriage or without leaving lawful issue, I allow his share of my houses and lands to go to my son Roland or his issue if he do not then survive and that in such case I allow ten pounds to be paid to each of my surviving daughters by my son Roland or his issue and finally I nominate and appoint the Rev Andrew Breakey, Mr. Samuel Morrow of Moorhall and my son Roland to be Executors of this my last will and testament, and I hereby revoke and annul all former wills by made or executed - In witness whereof I hereunto affix my hand and seal the day and year just above written WILLIAM SAVAGE (SEAL)
      Signed in the presence of - Robert Hogg - Joseph Anderson

      In Her Majesty's Court of Probate the District Registry of Belfast in the Goods of William Savage deceased

      I Joseph Anderson of Derryboy in the County of Down, farmer, aged sixteen years and upwards Make oath that I am one of the subscribing witnesses to the last will and Testament of the said William Savage late of Derryboy in the County of Down, farmer, deceased, the said will being now hereunto announced, bearing date Twenty third July Eighteen hundred and sixty and that the said Testator executed the said will on the day of the date thereof by signing his name at the foot or end thereof as the same now appears thereon in the presence of me and of Robert Hogg the other subscribed and we thereupon attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said Testator and of each other Joseph Anderson Sworn at Downpatrick in the County of Down on the Thirtieth day of November 1861 before me and I know the deponent who is of the full age of twenty one year and upwards John A Ward Master Extraordinary in Her Majesty's High Court of Chancery in Ireland for taking affidavits in the for said County
      Murland & Nelson, Solicitors

      The last Will and Testament of William Savage late of Derryboy in the County of Down, farmer deceased was proved in common form of law and probate thereof Granted by Her Majesty's Court of Probate in Ireland in the District Registry of Belfast, to Rowland Savage of Derryboy aforesaid farmer one of the Executors named in said will - He being first sworn power being reserved of making the like Grant to Rev Andrew Breakey & Samuel Morrow the other Executors when they or either of them shall apply for same.
      Dated the 5th December 1861 Extracted by Murland & Nelson Solicitors Downpatrick
    • Will Calendars 1858 - 1890 - Will of William Savage of Derryboy who died 26 Aug 1860 proved at Belfast 5 Dec 1861 by Rowland Savage Derryboy Killyleagh on of the executors. Under 450 pounds sterling. Copy in possession of William E. Savage

      FIN 5A/182 Killyleagh Tithe Applotment Records 1826
      Derryboy
      A R P
      William Savage 47 2 0
      Rowland Savage 41 1 9
      Note: William's son Rowland was only 16 in 1826 so this Rowland could be either William's father or brother?
    • Derryboy Land


      FIN 5A/182 Killyleagh Tithe Applotment Records 1826
      Derryboy
      A R P
      William Savage 47 2 0
      Rowland Savage 41 1 9
      Note: William's son Rowland was only 16 in 1826 so this Rowland could be either William's father or brother?


      By 1840 Rowland is no long listed in Derryboy and William is shown leasing about 76 Acres on John Clark's Property By Griffith 1863 the land is under RowleySavage, assumed inherited from will of 1860, son James not taking land and moving to Ballyvaston, Griffith 1863 shows William and Rowland sons of Rowland as occupiers, after his death in 1873, by 1886 they have left and emigrated to Canada and the land is no longer in Savage name.

  • Sources 
    1. [S195] Web: Northern Ireland, Will Calendar Index, 1839-1943, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).

    2. [S52] Last Will and Testament of William Savage of Deryboy dated 5 Dec 1861.
      Copy in possession of William E Savage

    3. [S69] Tombstone Inscription Killinchy Churchyard ( Church of Ireland)T.Osborne.


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