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Savage family Accomack/Northampton

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Savage family Accomack/Northampton

Posted: 14 Sep 2013 4:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
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My 3rd great grandfather was named Kiah Savage. Born in 1835 in Northampton Co., VA. He was married to Margaret "Peggy". In the 1860 census they were free blacks. I don't know if they were born free. Their second son was named Hezekiah. I'm thinking that maybe Kiah's name was also Hezekiah. I'm trying to find out if the surname was taken from their old masters ( the famous "Ensign" or "Carpenter" Savage ?) or if he was actually a blood relation. My great grandfather could easily have passed for white. I have been unable to find any slave list that mention his name. If anyone has any info on the Savages' of Accomack/Northampton please contact me. Thank you.
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PLTJR 14 Sep 2013 10:47PM GMT 
ericas124 29 Dec 2013 7:19PM GMT 
jazztree 12 Jan 2014 6:25PM GMT 
PLTJR 12 Jan 2014 7:31PM GMT 
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