Gage, Oliver Alford

Birth Name Gage, Oliver Alford
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 6 months, 7 days

OLIVER A. GAGE, farmer, P. O. Cambridgeboro, was born in Waterford Township, Erie Co., Penn., November 1, 1819, son of Richard and Clara (Alford) Gage, who came from Addison County, Vt., and located in Erie County, Penn., in 1816, removing to what is now Cambridge Township, this county, in 1820. Here they located on the farm (which they cleared) now owned by Henry Klie. In 1838 they settled on the farm now owned by our subject, most of which they cleared. Richard Gage died in March, 1869, in his eighty-fourth year. His wife died April 7, 1865, aged seventy-four. They were parents of twelve children: Peter A., in Cambridge; Aurelia, wife of William Mitchell (both deceased); Cyrus (deceased); Stephen (deceased); Caroline, wife of Timothy Butler, Nebraska; Walter R. (deceased); Oliver A.; Harriet, wife of Daniel Smith (both deceased); Rebecca (deceased); Nelson (deceased); Orange, residing in Kansas, and Julia Ann, wife of A. M. Edwards, residing in Titusville, Crawford Co., Penn. Oliver A. Gage has been twice married; on first occasion, January 1, 1847, to Mary, daughter of Eliud and Polly (Williamson) Greaves, of Vermont, by whom he had six children: Clara, wife of Laban A. Tucker, of Cambridge Township (have one child, Walter); James, married Eliza Greaves, of Cambridge (have two children: Mary A. and George R.); George (deceased); Adelia (deceased); Stephen and Alvin (deceased). Our subject's second marriage, February 1, 1883, was with Augusta, daughter of William and Minerva (Hamlin) Sharp, of Warren, Penn., by whom he had one child, Mary E., born August 10,1884. Mr. Gage is a member of the Cambridge Grange. In politics he was formerly a Republican, but is now independent.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1819-11-01 Isherwood Corners, Crawford, PA   1
Death 1892-05-08 Cambridge Springs, Crawford Co, PA   1 2a
Burial 1892 Cambridge Springs, Crawford Co, PA Mitchell Cemetery 3


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Gage, Richard1786-07-231870-03-25
Mother Alford, Clarissa1791-09-081865-04-07
    Brother     Gage, Peter Alford 1808-06-14 1894-10-17
    Sister     Gage, Aurelia 1810-02-09 1874-04-17
    Brother     Gage, Cyrus P 1812-01-15 1843-04-30
    Brother     Gage, Stephen P 1813-10-17 1873-05-31
    Sister     Gage, Carolyn L 1815-12-19 1888-07-10
    Brother     Gage, Walter Roberts 1818-05-23 1869-08-19
         Gage, Oliver Alford 1819-11-01 1892-05-08
    Sister     Gage, Harriet 1821-04-06 1857-11-28
    Sister     Gage, Rebecca 1823-03-17 1828-09-05
    Brother     Gage, Horatio Nelson 1824-08-24 1878-09-09
    Sister     Gage, Julia Ann 1827-09-27 1900-01-18
    Brother     Gage, Orange Montgomery 1831-11-18 1914-10-06


Family of Gage, Oliver Alford and Graves, Mary

Married Wife Graves, Mary ( * 1823-09-01 + 1872-06-08 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage (Unknown) 1847-01-01   Marriage of Oliver Alford Gage and Mary Graves 1
Name Birth Date Death Date
Gage, Clara1848-02-151914-10-02
Gage, James Sylvester1849-11-271918-03-27
Gage, George B1852-02-011865-03-10
Gage, Adelia A1854-05-101877-05-06
Gage, Stephen Platt1856-12-251916-07-13
Gage, Almina P1861-12-051865-02-23

Family of Gage, Oliver Alford and Sharp, Augusta

Married Wife Sharp, Augusta ( * 1851-11-03 + 1932-06-15 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1883-02-01      
Name Birth Date Death Date
Gage, Mary Etta1884-08-101984-07-27

Source References

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  2. various: Find A Grave
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  3. FindAGrave: Gages buried in Mitchell Cemetery