Charles Henry James Walter Oglesby

17 January 1850–9 March 1937 (Age 87)
Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States

The Life of Charles Henry James Walter

When Charles Henry James Walter Oglesby was born on 17 January 1850, in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States, his father, James Alexander Ogelsby, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Ann Brundige, was 19. He married Lula Elizabeth Hooper on 11 May 1870, in Limestone, Monroe, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Sherman, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 9 March 1937, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Charles Henry James Walter Oglesby
Lula Elizabeth Hooper
Marriage: 11 May 1870
George Edward Albert Oglesby
Ruby Elizabeth Oglesby
William Henry Oglesby
Charles Albert Oglesby
Laura F. Oglesby
Frank Hooper Oglesby
Grace May Oglesby
Samuel Harrison Oglesby

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11 May 1870
Limestone, Monroe, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 12

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Ugglebarnby (recorded in 1314 as Oggelberdesby) in North Yorkshire, named from an unattested Old Norse personal name Uglubárthr + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James W Oglesby in household of Margaret A Oglesby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Walter Oglesby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas Oglesby, "United States Census, 1900"

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