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Philo B. Sage

Philo B. Sage

Male 1778 - 1859  (81 years)


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  • Name Philo B. Sage 
    Born 1778 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 May 1859  Sandy Creek, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 81 years 
    Person ID I41049  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Family 1 Ancestors Roxana Sarah Wood,   b. Abt 1776,   d. 23 Jun 1822  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Gilbert Sage,   b. 1816,   d. 8 Jan 1875  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. John Wood Sage,   b. 1 Jun 1803,   d. 30 Jun 1885  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     3. Bradley Sage,   b. Bef 1803,   d. Oct 1884  (Age > 81 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Eliza M. Sage,   b. 1806,   d. 12 Feb 1884  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     5. William H. Sage,   b. 1810,   d. 2 Mar 1932  (Age 122 years)  [natural]
     6. Bertha Sage,   d. 22 Jun 1901  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F56960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Sarah Greenwood,   b. 7 Jun 1780,   d. 11 Jan 1861  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F48980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, May 26, 1859 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - In Sandy Creek, on the 16th instant, Mr. Philo B. Sage, in the 81st year of his age. Mr. Sage was one of our oldest inhabitants. He came here in 1804, when there were only three towns in this portion of Oswego County, east of the Oswego River, viz. Mexico, Redfield and Williamstown. Richland and Sandy Creek belonged in Williamstown. He settled here with Mrs. Sage in 1806. There was no road between this place and Williamstown at that time, and he and others with him were obliged to out one through the wilderness to obtain a passage for their teams. He belonged to a party of sis, who came from Pawlet, Vermont and made the first permanent improvements that were made here. There were no settlements at that date between Williamstown and Ellisburgh. Some half dozen individuals had got into this locality ahead of them, and there were two or three log shanties already up. Mr. Ephriam Fox had erected a little cabin near where the court house now stands, and there was a small clearing between this and Pineville, but the first efforts to make a town where Pulaski now is, was made by Mr. Sage, Messers. John and Simon Meacham, Gershom Hale, Ephriam Brewster and David Kidder. Mr. Sage was an industrious, upright man, and consequently a valuable citizen. He was one of that sort of men whom it is unnecessary to praise, he was a good man.