Rosalie A. Gage

11 October 1865–4 August 1945 (Age 79)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Rosalie A.

When Rosalie A. Gage was born on 11 October 1865, in Oregon, United States, her father, Jesse Gage, was 43 and her mother, Diona Young, was 33. She lived in Lookingglass, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1880. She died on 4 August 1945, in Siskiyou, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Jesse Gage
Diona Young
William Washington Gage
Mary Esther Gage
Jefferson Davis Gage
Joseph Cornelius Gage
Sarah Jane Gage
Frances E. Gage
Thomas Smith Gage
Louise Ann Gage
Rosalie A. Gage

Parents and Siblings


    Diona Young




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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 4

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Rolessa Gage in household of Jessie Gage, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rosella A Gage in household of Jesse Gage, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jessie Rosella Wood, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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