Smith, Elvira

Birth Name Smith, Elvira
Nick Name Sarah?
Gender female
Age at Death 29 years, 2 months, 7 days


Gage genealogies call her "Sarah Elvira Smith". No record confirms the name "Sarah", and it's possible she was mistaken for the Sarah Hitchcock who married a different Orange Gage in 1858 Ferrisburgh, VT

Birth: Census of Nemaha Co., KS: 1860 (M653 351) Capioma Twp., page 468.
Listed as Elvina.
Tombstone. AGE: 29y 2m 7d. Info from Cletus W. Suther.
inscription "Rest mother rest in quiet sleep / While friends in sorrow over thee weep"

Death: Tombstone in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, Nemaha Co, KS

Tombstone transcription typed by Roger Goodman says "Susan Elvira Smith" and 29y7m7d
however picture of tombstone here:
says only "Elvira Smith, wife of O.M. Gage"

1850 US Census, Wayne, Erie Co, PA confirms this family (note OM Gage from Cambridge Springs, Crawford Co, PA)
Andrew Smith 32
Harriet 33
Elvira 13
Viola 11


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1837-05-31 Arkwright, Chautauqua, NY    
Death 1866-08-07 Capioma, Nemaha County, KS    
Burial 1866-08-00 Woodlawn, Nemaha Co, Kansas    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Smith, Andrew J.about 1817after 1880
Mother Harrington, Harriet1817after 1860
         Smith, Elvira 1837-05-31 1866-08-07
    Sister     Smith, Medora Viola 1838-04-06 1909-04-10


Family of Gage, Orange Montgomery and Smith, Elvira

Married Husband Gage, Orange Montgomery ( * 1831-11-18 + 1914-10-06 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1852-09-29   Marriage of Gage, Orange Montgomery and Smith, Sarah Elvira  

1855 WI State Census>Columbia County>Scott (next to Daniel and Harriet Smith and Gages)
1859 KS State Census>Nemaha Co, KS, says arrived Oct 20, 1858
Birth: Census of Nemaha Co., KS: 1860 (M653 351) Capioma Twp., page 468.
Census of Nemaha Co., KS: 1870 (M593 440) Capioma Twp., page 10B says he was born in New York.
Census of Nemaha Co., KS: 1880 (T9 390) Capioma Twp., page 96C as extracted by LDS. AGE: 48, born in PA.
(some Info from Cletus W. Suther)

1887 Adams Township, Nemaha Co, KS (Meacham's Illustrated Atlas of Brown and Nemaha Counties, Ks)
[ next door to Daniel Myers ]

Name Birth Date Death Date
Gage, Cyrus Forrest1854-05-241923-10-24
Gage, Viola Medora1856-08-171929-02-22
Gage, Frank Delos1858-07-201896-02-18
Gage, Henry Denver1860-08-151903-10-13
Gage, Adah Montes1862-09-011937-03-01
Gage, Byron or Forest?1864-06-201869-02-18
Gage, George T or Forest1866-07-301869-02-18


Type Value Notes Sources
Maternal Haplogroup J2b1a M241