Poage, S. D. B.
The following data is extracted from History of Daviess County, Missouri - Gallatin City, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies.
Is a native of Pocahontas county, Virginia, born June 9, 1822, and his parents, George and Elizabeth Poage, were both natives of Virginia, and of Scottish descent. Mr. Poage was educated in the common schools of his native State, and began business for himself when nineteen years old, by learning the blacksmith trade, which he followed for seven years, then engaged in farming which he has followed ever since. He came to this county in 1855; his mother came with him and died here at the age of seventy-seven years.
He was married December 20, 1849, to Miss Sallie P. Allen, who was born June 20, 1827, in Botetourt county, Virginia. By this union they have had fourteen children: George A., born December 3, 1850; Janette, born March 30, 1852 died with the cholera; Ida B., born July 16, 1853 also died with the cholera; James W., born September 13, 1854 dead; Virginia, born October 12, 1856 dead; Howard, born February 9, 1858; Caroline E., born February 27, 1859; Sterling P., born February 11, 1862; Ada, born September 24, 1863, Cora A., born February 10, 1865; Hattie H., born February 21, 1866; Sallie M., born May 18, 1868; Mary M., born November 7, 1869; and John S., born September 22, 1873. Mr. Poage has one of the best farms in Union township.
Source: History of Daviess County, Missouri - Gallatin City, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies