Sally Gage

11 July 1784–19 February 1867 (Age 82)
Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally Gage was born on 11 July 1784, in Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Phineas Gage, was 26 and her mother, Sally, was 22. She married Robert Wallace on 6 October 1806. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in New Boston, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 February 1867, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wallace
1779–1864
Sally Gage
1784–1867
Marriage: 6 October 1806
Cynthia Wallace
1807–1812
Franklin Wallace
1809–
Samuel Wallace
1811–
Isabella Wallace
1813–1909
Lydia Rogers Wallace
1815–1864
Robert Wallace
1818–1873
James Floyd Wallace
1827–1902

Spouse and Children

    Robert Wallace

    Male1779–1864Male

    Female1784–1867Female

MARRIAGE
6 October 1806
children

(7)

    Cynthia Wallace

    Female1807–1812Female

    Franklin Wallace

    Male1809–Male

    Samuel Wallace

    Male1811–Male

    Isabella Wallace

    Female1813–1909Female

    Lydia Rogers Wallace

    Female1815–1864Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 4

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English, Old French ga(u)ge ‘measure’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for an assayer, an official who was in charge of checking weights and measures.2 English and French: from Middle English, Old French gage ‘pledge’, ‘surety’ (against which money was lent), and therefore a metonymic occupational name for a moneylender or usurer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sally Wallace in household of Robert Wallace, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally Wallace in household of Robert Wallace, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sally Gage in entry for Robert Wallace, "New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949"

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