Biography of William H. Gage
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Gage, William H., was born in the town of Farmington, Oakland county, Michigan, January 1, 1840. He was educated in the schools of that place, and his early life was devoted to farming. December 22, 1864, he married Olive Beadle them of Michigan, formerly of this locality. They have two children, William A. and Mary S. William A. married Susan T. Lewis of Oyster Bay, Long Island. Mary S. married George S. Wright of Cambridge, Washington county; they have one daughter, Olive. Mr. Gage's father, Simeon F., was born in Johnstown, Fulton county, N. Y., in the year 1802. He was educated in the schools of that day, and was a carpenter and joiner by trade. He married Hannah Waite of Cambridge, N. Y., and had four chiidren: Mary, Eunice, Eliza Jane, and William H. Mr. Gage died in California in 1855, and his widow died at borne in 1864. Mrs. Gage's father, John F. Beadle, was born in the town of Easton, Washington county, N. Y., in the year 1803. He was educated in the common schools, and was always a farmer. He married Mary Waite of Cambridge; they had nine children: Elijah E., Sarah A., Joseph R., Firra W., Marcus, Horace, Mary S., Philena, and Olive. Mr. Beadle died in 1875, and his wife in 1885. Mr. Gage is now engaged in the produce business here, in connection with an office in New York city, with his son as partner, who has charge of the New York office, under the firm name of W. H. Gage & Son. He is a member of Victor Lodge No. 680, F. & A. M., Raymond Chapter, Hoosick Falls, No. 248, and Bloss Council, Troy, No. 14, R. & S. M.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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