Ida Cornelia Gage

22 November 1849–1943 (Age 93)
Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ida Cornelia

When Ida Cornelia Gage was born on 22 November 1849, in Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Joseph Butterfield Gage, was 46 and her mother, Hannah Shepard Read, was 43. She married Charles Austin on 6 July 1886, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died in 1943, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles Austin
Ida Cornelia Gage
Marriage: 6 July 1886

Spouse and Children

    Charles Austin



6 July 1886
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Butterfield Gage


    Hannah Shepard Read










    George Gage


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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 26

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Ida C Austin in household of Chas Austin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ida C Gage in household of Charles E Kelly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida C Gage in household of Hannah L Gage, "United States Census, 1850"

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