Biography of Jerry Stage

Stage, Jerry, p. o. Pembroke, N. Y., was born in Newstead, Erie county, N. Y., March 22, 1818, youngest son of James and Jane (Miller) Stage. James Stage was born, it is believed, in Chemung county, N. Y., in 1771, and married Jane Miller, who bore him thirteen children. Jerry Stage attended the common schools, and learned the blacksmithing trade, which he carried on both in Newstead and Pembroke. He also was the owner of a good farm; he now lives retired from business. He was made an Odd Fellow in 1849 and is a member in good standing of Rushville Lodge, No. 432, is past grand, and has taken the Grand Lodge degree. He is a firm Republican. On November 27, 1839, he was married to Lucy, daughter of Joseph and Lydia (Carr) Smith of his native place. Four children were born of this union, namely: Lydia Ann, who married Henry M. Brown (died in 1893), and has one daughter, Ada, married to A. E. Butler; Frank, who died at the age of twenty~nine; Augusta, who married John I. Lown of West Batavia, and has three children: Guy E., Frank A. and Gladys L.; and Augustus, married to Grace Hutchinson of Alden, who are the parents of one son, Harry H. Augusta and Augustus are twins. Joseph Smith, father of Mrs. Stage, was born in Connecticut in 1795, and came to Erie county when a young man; he married Lydia Carr of Vermont, who bore him seven children, Mrs. Stage being the third. Mr. Smith died in 1863 and his wife in 1832.

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