Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Alice Savage

Female Abt 1652 - Abt 1701  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Alice Savage 
    Born Abt 1652  Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1701  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023599  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Father Anthony Savage,   b. 1605, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1695, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F14396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francis Thornton,   b. 5 Nov 1651, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1726, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1674  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Thornton,   b. 3 Jan 1673/74, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1732/33, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Margaret Thornton,   b. 14 Aug 1676, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)
     3. Sarah Thornton,   b. 14 Dec 1680, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     4. William Thornton,   b. 14 Dec 1680, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1742/43, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Francis Thornton,   b. 4 Jan 1681/82, "The Hills", Gloucester County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1758, Snow Creek, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Francis {Addl Records] Thornton,   b. 4 Jan 1681/82, "The Hills", Gloucester County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1758, Snow Creek, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Rowland Thornton,   b. 1 Aug 1685, Gloucester Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1741, "Crowes" King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     8. Martha {Unproven} Thornton,   b. Bef 1689, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1761, Caroline County, Virginia - Appraisal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years)
     9. Anne Thornton,   b. 22 Mar 1688/89, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Hamilton Parish, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 78 years)
     10. Anthony Thornton,   b. 27 Sep 1691, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1757, St Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     11. Anthony {addl records} Thornton,   b. 27 Sep 1691, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F14392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esq., Justice of Gloucester Co, Virginia, and High Sheriff in 1660. On November 20, 1678, Anthony Savage, of the upper precinct of Sittinburne parish, conveyed to Francis Thornton and Alice Savage Thornton, his wife, 300 acres to be divided from the tract he then lived on of 1,000 acres, called Mongoheocala with division to granddaughter, Margaret Thornton, who afterward married Wm. Strother, Jr., son of the first William and his wife Dorothy. In 1727, William Strother, Jr., and his wife, Margaret Thornton, conveyed this land to their son, William Strother, of "Stafford," (who married Margaret Watts) (Register, Kentucky Hist Soc, May 1911).
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part II - 1679-1682; Antient Press: pg 211-212
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I Mr, ANTHONY SAVAGE of the Upper Precincts of Sittingburne Parish in the County of Rappae: Esqr. for diverse good causes, doe give unto my Sonne in Law, FRANCIS THORNTON and ALICE his Wife of the said Parish and County aforesaid Three hundred acres of land which shall be taken out of that Devident of land whereupon I now live; conteyning One thousand acres on the North side of the said River commonly called MANGA KEMOCOW beginning at my upper Corner tree on the River and soe runing to my back line, and from thence to the River including Three hundred acres, taking a proportionable breadth on the River according to the number of acres; To have & to hold the said Three hundred acres of land wth all the priviledges thereto belonging which land the aforesaid FRANCIS THORNTON and ALICE his Wife shall enjoy during their natural! lives & after their deceases, the reversion shall fall to my Grand Child, MARGARET THORNTON, and her heires forever, All waies provided that what Timber I shall have occasion for my own perticular use. if I think fitt, & find it more convenient thereon my own land to take of the said Three hundred acres, Alsoe the abovesd FRANCIS THORNTON shall not let the said land to any person during his life without my consent And I the said ANTHONY SAVAGE doe covenant that the said FRANCIS THORNTON & those that are to succeed him by these prmises shall quietly enjoy the said land wthout any lett or expulsion of mee my heires & doe covenant to acknowledge this Deed of Gift in the County Court of Rappae: aforesaid reasonable notice being given mee. In confirmation whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seale this 20th of November 1678
      Signed Sealed & Delivd. in
      prsence of us JAMES KAY; JAMES TAYLOR ANTHONY SAVAGE
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 2 die April 1679

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