Charles Henry James Walter Oglesby

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

The Life Summary 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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  • Marriage
    11 May 1870Limestone, 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

    Scottish and Irish: habitational name from the barony of Ogilvie in Glamis, Angus, whose name is probably Pictish, of uncertain origin and meaning.History: A Scottish family of this name descend from Gilibride, Earl of Angus (died c. 1187), whose son Gilbert was granted the lands of Ogguluin (Ogilvie) in the late 12th century. Ogilvie was also the name of a barony in Banffshire, but that took its name from the surname.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • James W Oglesby in household of Margaret A Oglesby, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ch H Oglesby in entry for Charles Augustus Oglesby and Octave Serpas Chagnard, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • C H Oglesby in entry for William Henry Oglesby, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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