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Edward Alexander Gause
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1819
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1893
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Edward A Gause was an educator, newspaperman, Veteran of the War with Mexico (NEW 2012 under Capt Elmores Company AL Volunteers),and Postmaster appointed by OH college friend and classmate U. S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. He lived in Crockett afer moving his family from AL to Crockett following the Civil War.

The History of Houston County accounts how he and his siter were determined school teachers ensuring older boys were disciplined (even at gunpoint) when they conspired to brawl with this teacher to avoid a thrashing for serious misbehavior.

Only a Surname Headstone remains for he and his family interred in Crockett.

Obituary that appeared in the Crockett Courier, Oct 1893, Courtesy of Carol Anne:

E.A. GAUSE - Oct 1893 The community was very much surprised to learn of the death of E.A. Gause on Monday morning. Mr. Gause was a a native of Alabama and moved to Texas in 1860. He was engaged in education, and for quite a number of years was President of Chappel Hill Female College in Washington County. Thence he moved to Houston County where he was similarly engaged. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and a mason. His remains were laid to rest under the auspices of the Masonic Order. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Catherine Neal Hall Gause (1835 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Anna Gause Phillips (1866 - 1953)*
  Flora Elizabeth Gause Patton (1869 - 1957)*
  Johnnie Augusta Gause Dawes (1873 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 02, 2010
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Edward Alexander Gause
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