John William Gage

14 January 1867–13 November 1953 (Age 86)
Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Gage was born on 14 January 1867, in Bell, Texas, United States, his father, Robert William Charles Gage, was 25 and his mother, Emily Tennessee Bishop, was 25. He married Mary Ann Elizabeth Gentry in 1890. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Eastland, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 November 1953, in Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Long Branch Cemetery, Carbon, Eastland, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Gage
1867–1953
Mary Ann Elizabeth Gentry
1870–1944
Marriage: 1890
Charles Gage
1891–1968
Albert Gage
1893–
Robert Gage
1894–1974
Sallie Tenny Gage
1896–1911
Annie D. Gage
1898–
Jetty Gage
1901–1902
Emma Lucille Gage
1901–1988
Eudinice Gage
1902–
William Erven Gage
1904–1906
Aaron B Gage
1906–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1890
children

(10)

    Male1891–1968Male

    Albert Gage

    Male1893–Male

    Male1894–1974Male

    Sallie Tenny Gage

    Female1896–1911Female

    Annie D. Gage

    Female1898–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Martha Jane Gage

    Female1859–1935Female

    Fannie Gage

    Female1865–Female

    Male1867–1953Male

    Elizabeth Gage

    Female1869–Female

    Female1873–1954Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • William Gage in household of Robert Gage, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Gage, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John W Gage, "United States Census, 1910"

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