George W. Dague Sr.
Harriett Beecher
William Valentine Beecher
Julia Ann Beecher
George W. Dague Jr.
Elizabeth Ellen Beecher
Oda W. Dague


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1. Elsie Fern Townsend

Oda W. Dague 1 2

  • Born: 12 Sep 1886, Perrysburg, Miami, IN 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Elsie Fern Townsend
  • Died: 14 Jan 1935, Rochester, Fulton, IN, USA at age 48 1 2
  • Buried: Rochester, Fulton, IN, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: 9J5D-6ZG.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN. 3 The 1900 census recorded George W. Dague, farmer, 45, born Jan 1855, living with wife Elizabeth E., 40, May 1860; son Jesse M., farm laborer, 19, Dec 1881; son Oda, 14, Sep 1886; son Roscoe, 12, Nov 1888; son Clifford, 6, Dec 1894; and daughter Mabel, Nov 1886. George and Elizabeth were married for 19 years, and she had birthed 6 children, 5 alive in 1900. George and Elizabeth were born in Ohio and their parents in Pennsylvania. The children were born in Indiana and their parents in Ohio.

2. Obituary: Rochester News-Sentinel on 14 Jan 1935 in Rochester, Fulton, IN, USA. 1 Oda W. DAGUE aged 48, was found dead in bed at his home, 1618 South Main Street, about 10 o'clock Monday morning. The cause of death had not been determined by Dr. Dean STINSON, county coroner, at the time the News-Sentinel went to press.

Mr. Dague returned Saturday from a business trip to Indianapolis. Sunday morning he slept late and again this morning. When he failed to get up by 10 o'clock, Mrs. Dague called her neighbor, Mrs. Estil BEMENDERFER who is the wife of State Policeman BEMENDERFER. The two women tried to arouse Mr. Dague and it was then that they found that he was dead. Dr. Stinson was called immediately.

Mr. Dague had not been in the best of health for several years. It is thought that death was due to an embolism of the heart, which he suffered early this morning. An autopsy will be performed by Coroner Stonson sometime late Monday.

Mr. Dague was a carpenter. Mr. Dague was born near Perrysburg on September 12, 1886. His parents were George and Ella (BEECHER) DAGUE. He had been a resident of this city for twelve years, moving here from Lafayette.

Mr. Dague was married on February 2, 1910 in a ceremony which was performed at Peru, Ind. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge.

Survivors are the widow, daughters, Marjorie [DAGUE] and Helen [DAGUE] at home, son, George DAGUE, Pittsburgh, Pa., two brothers, Ross [DAGUE], Perrysburg, and Clifford [DAGUE], Lapel and a sister, Mrs. Mabel LUTZ, Muncie. A brother, Jess [DAGUE] preceded him in death.

The funeral arrangements were not completed at the time the News-Sentinel went to press.

Oda married Elsie Fern Townsend. (Elsie Fern Townsend was born on 20 Sep 1885 in , Fulton, IN,4 died on 30 Mar 1956 in Galveston, Cass, IN 4 and was buried in Rochester, Fulton, IN, USA 4.)


1 Tombaugh, Wendell C., Fulton County Indiana Obits / Biogs, The Rochester Sentinel. (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac St, Rochester IN 46975-1538. 1993.), 1935.

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3 1900 United States Census, George W Dagne, 1900.

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