Thomas Savage and John Savage  
Thomas and John Savage

First Generation

Thomas Savage

NOTE:  "Ancient Thomas Savage", Arrived in America, Jamestown, VA, w/ the "First Supply" on the ship known as "the JOHN and FRANCIS", in Jan 1607/8;  He was 13 years of age and was listed as a "laborer" on the passenger list.  b. 1595 ENG; d. Abt. 1632 Northampton, VA. " In 1624 Thomas was living  in Eastern Shore, VA"
   +Ann "Hannah" Tyng, b. Bef. 1621 ; d. 1641 Northhampton, VA
        Child of Thomas and Hannah:
            1.  John Savage, b. bet. 1621 - 1624; d. abt. 1678.

 Second Generation

Capt. John Savage, b. Bet. 1621 - 1624; m. (1) ca. 1638; m. (2) 16 Dec 1667
   +Anne ELKINGTON, b. Abt. 1620; d, Bef. 1667 Northampton, VA
   +Mary ROBBINS, b. ca. 1642; d. bef. 1691. She was still living 26 Aug 1678.  d/o Obedience and Grace [O'Neill] ROBBINS
        Children of John and Anne:
            1.   Susannah Savage, b. Abt. 1638, Northampton, VA
            2.   Grace Savage, b. Abt. 1639, Northampton, VA
            3.   Daughter Savage, b. Abt. 1640, Northampton, VA
                    +William COWDREY;

NOTE:  Capt. John Savage's will, granted William land for his use till his death.  [ "To my granddaughter Susannah Kendall , the daughter of John and Susannah, the 100 a. plantation whereon William Cowdrey, my son-in-law, now dwells, which I have given him for life."]
        Children of John and Mary:
            4.   Thomas Savage, II, b. Abt.1668, Northampton, VA; Will was probated 11 Jun 1728, Northampton Co., VA; m. 1690
                    +Alicia HARMANSON, b. Abt. 1650
            5.   Mary Savage, b. 1670, Northampton, VA
                    +Sampson WEBSTER, b. Abt. 1660
            6.   John Savage, b. 1673, Northampton, VA
                    +Elizabeth GASCOIGNE, b. Abt. 1680
            7.   Elkington Savage, b. February 14, 1672/73, Northampton, VA [see next generation]
            8.   Frances Savage, b. Abt. 1674, Northampton, VA; d. Abt. 1720; m. (1) 1690; m. (2) 1695
                    +Samuel POWELL, b. Abt. 1670
                    +John JONES, b. Abt. 1680; d. 1734;  John's will was probated 12 Feb. 1733/4 in Northampton Co., VA.
NOTE:  William Cowdrey's wife, __?__ [Savage] Cowdrey, daughter of Capt John Savage, died, leaving William a widower.   His father-in-law, John Savage died leaving his second wife, Mary [Robbins] Savage, a widow abt. 1678.   Wm. Cowdrey then marries his mother-in-law, Mary [Robbins] Savage, and they have a child named Grace.
Third Generation

Elkington Savage, b. Feb 14, 1672/73 Northampton, VA; d. Nov 17, 1719, Northampton, VA; m. 1695
   +Winnefred  __?__, b. Abt. 1660
        Child of Elkington and Winnefred:
            1.   Esther Savage, b. ca. 1674 Northampton, VA
                    +Thomas COWDREY, Junr.

            NOTE:  Thomas Cowdrey, Junr.'s father was Thomas Cowdrey, Senr.  Thomas, Senr. was a brother to William Cowdrey.
            Both Thomas & Wm. were sons of Benjamin Cowdrey, the emmigrant ancestor of this Cowdrey line.

American Plantations and Colonies
"Hottens List"
Edited by John Camden Hotten
 Chatto and Windus, Publishers, London, England, 1874.
 "The First Supply"
"Adventures of Purse and Person"
 Compiled and edited by Martha Woodroof Hiden
The Miles Files
Barry W. Miles and Moody K. Miles
Will of Capt. John Savage
Ralph T. Whitelaw Letter