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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Robert Wallace
Sally Gage
Marriage: 6 October 1806
Cynthia Wallace
Franklin Wallace
Samuel Wallace
Isabella Wallace
Lydia Rogers Wallace
Robert Wallace
James Floyd Wallace

Spouse and Children

    Robert Wallace



6 October 1806


    Cynthia Wallace


    Franklin Wallace


    Samuel Wallace


    Isabella Wallace


    Lydia Rogers Wallace


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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

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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