Hi, I do not know your Sage family.I did come across these quotes when searching for my family and thought it might help with yours.Perhaps your Sage is related to "Lucy Sage Deming".
Genealogy of the descendants of John Deming of Wethersfield, Connecticut By Judson Keith Deming, page 89-90:
[page 89]" 108.ELIJAH DEMING, (son of Thomas 41) born 9 May 1735 in Middletown, Conn.; died 10 Ict. 1821 in Sandisfield, Mass.; married 29 Jan. 1756, LUCY SAGE, who died 2 Feb. 1810, ae 74.
No public record of the birth of Elijah Deming has been found, but according to the record furnished by his descendants, he was born in Middletown, Conn. 9 May 1735.Little is known of his life before he appeared in Sandisfield, Mass.It is said that he lived for a time in Enfield, Conn., and he may have become interested in the Shaker doctrines, for it is said that he had a son William, who joined that sect, and it is certain that his brother John was in the society in HAncock, MAss.Among the Shaker death rolls, is the name of William Deming who died in New Lebanon, N.Y. 24 Apr. 1796, ae. 40, and it is probable that he is the one referred to.This William Deming appears to have been a soldier in the Revolution, from Hancock*.
Elijah's daughter Mary, and son Thomas appear upon the birth records of Wethersfield, and it is said that his son Ozias was born in Middletown.A daughter (unnamed) was baptized in Sandisfield in 1772; this may have been his daughter Mary, or Hepsibeth whose name appears only in "
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*History of Berkshire Co. p. 194.
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[page 90] the private rec ords of the family.He may have lived in Cromwell, Conn. for a time; the church records of that town show the anem of Rebecca wife of Elijah in 1765.His marriage to Lucy Sage appears on the Wethersfield Records in 1756, and the town records of Sandisfield record the death of Lucy wife of Capt. Elijah Deming in 1810.The same records show the death of "Naomi wife of Capt. Elijah Deming" 16 May 1822, ae 68.He was a soldier of the Revolution, being commissioned Captain 6 May 1776, from Sandisfield.He served several years. **It is said that one of his daughters married a Hurlburt, and the other a Frasier.
Mary, b 4 Nov. 1756.
219. Thomas, b 21 Jan 1759.
220 Ozias, b in 1762.
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**Mass. Men in the Rev. p. 662.
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Added by dcspencer2003 on 5 Aug 2008
Volume 4, page 662 [p.662] Deming, Elijah. Captain, 11th (North Sandisfield) co., 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers returned by Mark Hopkins and other field officers of said regiment, dated Great Barrington, March 26, 1776; ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that commissions be issued; reported commissioned May 6, 1776; also, Captain, Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25 days; company ordered to Saratoga by Maj. Gen. Gates; also, same regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 28, 1777; service, 20 days; company ordered to Fort Edward by Maj. Gen. Schuylar; also, same regt.; entered service Aug. 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; service, 6 days; company ordered to Bennington by Brig. Gen. John Fellows; also, same regt.; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 30 days; company called out by Maj. Gen. Gates and ordered to Stillwater; also, detachment from Col. Ashley's regt.; entered service June 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41 days; detachment ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows. View Full Context”
Loomis Kellogg, born May 12, 1759, Egremont, Mass, “also Capt. Elijah Deming’s detachment from Col. Ashley’s regt. enlisted June 4, 1778, discharged July 15, 1778, served 41 days.