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From: Edward Andrews <>
Subject: Re: Savage - Fermanagh
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 1998 16:27:50 +0000


linda Merle wrote:
> A group of Savages in Portaferry became Nugents in 1814 when
> an Andrew Savage, 1770-1846, high sheriff of Down, adopted the name
> because he inherited a fortune from his great uncle Governor
> John Nugent of Westmeath.
There is a comment in Portaferry that it is better to be an Old
Savage, than a New gent.
Edward
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