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Amasa Gage 1840 - 1915

GAGE, TUCKER, WRIGHT, SUMERLIN, CLARK

Posted By: Phyllis Hazen (email)
Date: 4/26/2020 at 22:04:07

The Muscatine Journal
Friday, 29 October 1915, page 3

Amasy Gage was born in Madison county, Indiana, in 1840, and departed this life October 22, 1915, aged 75 years, 3 months and 11 days.
He was united in marriage to Catherine Tucker in 1860 near Fredonia, Iowa. To this union was born thirteen children, of whom three died in infancy, and Mrs. Ollie Wright died in 1910 at Anderson, Iowa. Those surviving besides his bereaved wife are Mrs. Sadie Sumerlin of Moclips, Washington; Mrs. Lee Clark of Council Bluffs, Ia., William of Page county, Iowa, Dock of South Dakota, I. W., Dave, Robert, Noah and Arthur of Letts. Mr. Gage was united with the Christian church a number of years ago at Sindey, Ia., and lived a good moral life.
Mr. Gage was a soldier of the civil war. He enlisted August 8th, 1861 and served till the close of the war in 1865, having served in company G, 19th Indiana Infantry and was transferred to Co. K, 58th Indiana Infantry, when he started with Sherman to the sea.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Wilson of Columbus City at 11:00 o’clock Sunday morning at Pleasant Grove Bethel, the six sons were the pall-bearers.
The remains were laid to rest in the Indian Creek cemetery.
Note: According to his stone, his name should be Amasa.


 

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