Gage, Ellis Co., Oklahoma

Includes the following communities: 
Gage, Ellis Co., Oklahoma
Rock Township, Ellis Co., Oklahoma

Settlement of Gage began in 1893 with the opening of the Cherokee Strip. It incorporated in 1904, and named for a Chicago railroad financier.

In 1901, the opening of the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache lands brought Volga German farmers to the area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have settled in and around Gage:

Appel from Yagodnaya Polyana
Armbruester from Galka
Laubhan from Shcherbakovka
Treise from Wiesenmüller


- Everett, Dianna. "Gage," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (


Pre-Volga Origin

Gage Train Depot (1906)

Volga Colonies

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