Genealogical Record of the Descendants of David Sage, a Native of Wales: Born 1639, and One of the First Settlers of Middletown, Connecticut.--1652

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Pelton & King, Printers, 1878 - 82 pages
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Page 10 - Here lies interred the body of Mr. John Sage, who departed this life Jan. ye 22, AD 1750-1, in the 83d year of his age. He left a virtuous and sorrowful wife, with whom he lived 57 years and had 15 children ; 12 of them married and increased the family by repeated marriages to the number of 29. Of these 15 are alive. He had 120 grandchildren ; 105 of them now living ; 40 great grandchildren, 37 of them now living, which makes the number of offspring 189.
Page 10 - Hjre lies interred the body of Mrs. Hannah Sage, once the virtuous consort of Mr. John Sage, who both are covered with this stone ; and there have been added to the numerous offspring mentioned above, 44 by birth and marriages, which makes the whole number 233. She fell asleep September ye 28, AD 1753, in the 83d year of her age.
Page 66 - ... 20 pounds paid as she needs it, the other 30 at her mother's decease. Item — The rest of my estate, personal and real, I leave with my wife, to be managed by my sons Jonathan and Timothy so that she have a comfortable maintainance her natural life, and at her decease to be shared by said Jonathan and Timothy, debts and legacies paid. It is my will, further, that my son John should have my two lots in Round Meadow. To this I have set my hand and seal this 27th day of March, AD 1703. David Sage,...
Page 66 - ... follows; And first I give and bequeath to my oldest son, David, that lot whereon is the frame of a house called David's lot, and that one and one-half acre lot of boggy meadow which I bought of mother, and the one-fourth of my boggy meadow in Goose Delight, and my great wood lot on the east side of the great river. Item — I give my son John the lot whereon he hath built and doth now inhabit, with my upper lot at Pistol Point where it butts on Scovil, and the one-fourth of my Goose Delight meadow,...
Page 10 - Ct., is a monumant erected to the memory of John Sage and Hannah, his wife. This is a table of freestone, about 3 feet by 6 feet, and 6 inches in thickness, standing about 2j feet from the ground, supported by five pillars of stone. On top of same are inserted two slate plates, on which is this inscription : First Plate.
Page 66 - ... give and bequeath my soul into the hands of the Lord, my Maker, hoping for everlasting salvation through Our Lord Jesus Christ, my Savior and Redeamer; and my body I bequeath to be decently buried. And, for my wordly estate, I do will and order as follows; And first I give and bequeath to my oldest son, David, that lot whereon is the frame of a house called David's lot, and that one and one-half acre lot of boggy meadow which I bought of mother, and the one-fourth of my boggy meadow in Goose...
Page 66 - Sage, and inventory of his property, copied from probate records of the year 1703, Hartford, Conn. I, David Sage, Senior, of Middletown, being much weakened in my body by sickness, but having my understanding yet perfect, do make this as my last will and testament, revoking all former. In the first place, I give and bequeath my soul into the hands of the Lord, my Maker, hoping for everlasting salvation through Our Lord Jesus Christ, my Savior and Redeamer; and my body I bequeath to be decently buried....
Page 65 - Quarter Court in Hartford - 1st Thursday in December, AD 1655 - Samuel Wells, plaintiff, contra John White, David Sage, Richard Warren, in an action of the case for debeyning of swyne no i. according to lawe, in the damage of 40 shillings.
Page 66 - ... built and doth now inhabit, with my upper lot at Pistol Point where it butts on Scovil, and the one-fourth of my Goose Delight meadow, and my great wood lot next Weathersfield bounds. Item — My two daughters, Bull and Johnson, thirty pounds in pay to each of them to be paid at my widow's decease. Item — I give my daughter Mercy 50 pounds in pay — 20 pounds paid as she needs it, the other 30 at her mother's decease. Item — The rest of my estate, personal and real, I leave with my wife,...
Page 67 - Rochester, where, in company with another, he built up a nourishing business, in which he was engaged at the time of his death in 1866, in the 79th year of his age.

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