November 13, 1813, New Rochelle, New York.

November 18, 1898, Hackensack, New Jersey.

John’s parents were James Hague, a sea captain from Scarborough, England, and Anna Bayley, of New Rochelle, New York. attended Hamilton College (class of 1832) and the Newton Theological Institution (1832–35) and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1835 in Eastport, Maine. He married Anna W. Brown of Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836.

Hague pastored in Eastport until 1845, when he left the ministry for the educational field. He served schools in Jamaica Plain and Newton Centre, Massachusetts (1845–51); Hudson, New York (1850–70); and Hackensack, New Jersey, where he moved in 1870. His works include:

  1. Harvest Is Passing, The
  2. Ho, Everyone That Thirsteth
  3. O Spirit of the Lord