Prince William County
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1811|
William Cage was married first to Elizabeth "Betsy" Douglass
who was born August 1754, Culpepper County, VA., the daughter of Col. Edward Douglass Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth George. William and Elizabeth had 11 children: Priscilla, Wilson, Reuben, William, Sarah, James M., Edward Douglass, John, Loftain, Jesse, and Richard Cage.
Elizabeth died July 1792, and prior to 1795, William married Ann Hall Morgan, who was married first to Captain Charles Morgan. Anne and William had 5 children: Henry "Harry", Albert Gallitin, Elizabeth, Martha "Patsy", and Robert Cage.
William was a Major in the Revolutionary War, a deligate to the North Carolina House of Commons from Sullivan County NC/TN, an associate of Colonel Abraham Bledsoe who was one of the founders of Nashboro/Nashville. He was one of the leaders of the state of Franklin, which later collapsed, and was greatly involved with the affairs of Davidson and Sumner Counties. He was appointed Sheriff of Sumner County, 1790-1796. He died at the community of Cage's Bend, at Cage's Cemetery on his homeplace.
Ann Nancy Thankful Hall Cage (1762 - 1800)
Elizabeth Douglass Cage (1754 - 1792)*
Wilson Joseph Cage (1770 - 1847)*
Reuben Cage (1772 - 1853)*
Jesse Cage (1785 - 1846)*
Pulaski Cage (1787 - 1866)*
Henry Cage (1795 - 1858)*
Robert Hall Cage (1798 - 1855)*
Elizabeth Cage Hays (1799 - 1833)*
Cage Family Cemetery
Created by: M. Luna
Record added: Mar 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10553899