Member of GAR post 219
Cleveland Plain Dealer 8 June 1900 pg 9Ohio Pensions. Special to the Plain Dealer. Washington, June 7. – The following pensions have been granted, issue of May 19, 1900: Original…...Calvin Sage, Wellington, $6.
Wellington Enterprise 8 March 1905 pg 1
DEATH OF CALVIN SAGE.
After a lingering illness of several months, Calvin Sage, for more than 40 years a resident of Wellington, died at his home in this city, Thursday evening, March 2d, at 9 o’clock. He was a very highly respected citizen, a Mason and a member of the Grand Army of the Republic of which he was adjutant of the home Post for many years.
Deceased was a native of Ohio, and spent his boyhood days in Huntington. In September 1861, he enlisted in Co., H, 2d Ohio Cavalry, serving 3 years.
After the war he located in Wellington and for over 30 years was one of the leading insurance agents of this city. He was born October 15th, 1834, at Huntington, O., and was married November 13th, 1856.
At the time of his demise he had past his 70th year of age. His death was caused by complication of diseases. He leaves a wife and two children and many relatives and friends who mourn his death.
Mr. Sage was a member of Wellington Lodge, F. & A.M., forty-nine years.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J.C. Cromer, assisted by Hon. J.T. Haskell and Mr. A. Gibbs, both of whom made interesting addresses eulogizing the deceased. The song service was especially fine.
Some 36 comrades and about 30 of the Masonic fraternity followed the remains to the grave, besides carriages conveying relatives and friends.
Wellington Enterprise 15 March 1905 pg 1
Resolution of Respect.
Whereas, It has seemed best by our all-wise Father to call from our midst our beloved brother, Calvin Sage, therefore be it.
Resolved, That as an external evidence of our sorrow, we drape the charter of Wellington Lodge No. 440, Knights of Pythias, with morning for ninety days.
Resolved, That we extend to his family and friends our sympathy for their great loss.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be presented to Mrs. Sage and family.