Biography of Oliver A. Gage
Crawford County, PA Biographies

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); Car. oline, 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 Cc., Penn. Oliver A. Gage has been twice married; on first occasion, January 1, 1847, to Mary, daughter of Eliud and Folly (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 GeorgeR); 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.

History of Crewford County, Pennsylvania
Warner, Beers & Co.,
Chicago; 1895

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