|Edwin Gager was born in Pleasant valley,
Dutchess county, N.Y. March 4, 1808. In 1831 he married Miss Permelia
Rose, and in 1834 they settled in Camden, Lorain county, where they resided
a number of years, and where Mr. Gager did a vast amount of pioneer work
in the then unbroken wilderness. In 1851 he came to Norwalk and for a number
of years was actively engaged in Mercantile pursuits. His death occurred
April 14, 1894.