Helen Leslie <I>Gage</I> Gage

Helen Leslie Gage Gage

Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 18 May 1933 (aged 87)
Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Block 27, Lot 9
Memorial ID 82434847 · View Source
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She married Charles Henry Gage April 21, 1881 at Fayetteville, NY; they were only distantly related.

Daughter of noted suffragist and abolutionist Matilda Joslyn Gage. Helen Leslie, Matilda's eldest daughter, noted that one of her "earliest remembrances is that of a black man on his knees before her mother, thanking her for a chance of life and liberty." He was being sheltered at their house, one of two in Fayetteville on the Underground Railroad. Matilda's father, Dr. Hezekiah Joslyn, also provided for this network.

Her sister Maud was married to writer L. Frank Baum.


Hellen L Gage in the 1860 United States Federal Census-

Name: Hellen L Gage
Age: 14
Birth Year: abt 1846
Gender: Female
Birth Place: New York
Home in 1860: Fayetteville, Onondaga, New York
Post Office: Fayetteville

Household Members:
Name Age
Henry H Gage 41
Matilda E J Gage 34
Hellen L Gage 14
Thomas C J Gage 11
Julia L Gage 9
Charles G Chambers 18 (clerk)
Elisabeth Sion 18 (servant)


Hellen Gage in the 1880 United States Federal Census-

Name: Hellen Gage
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1847
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1880: Manlius, Onondaga, New York
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Henry Gage
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's name: Matilda J. Gage
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Occupation: Newspaper Correspondent

Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Gage 61
Matilda J. Gage 53
Hellen Gage 33
Clarkson Gage 30
Julia Gage 27
Maud Gage 19

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  • Created by: Kent Gebhard
  • Added: 27 Dec 2011
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Leslie Gage Gage (3 Nov 1845–18 May 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82434847, citing Riverside Memorial Park, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Kent Gebhard (contributor 47001358) .