James Matthew OGLESBY

13 September 1884–2 November 1959 (Age 75)
Woodstock, Bibb, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of James Matthew

When James Matthew OGLESBY was born on 13 September 1884, in Woodstock, Bibb, Alabama, United States, his father, Pleasant Oglesby, was 41 and his mother, Amy Elizabeth EDMONDS, was 32. He lived in Election Precinct 1 Kingdom, Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 November 1959, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Oglesby
Amy Elizabeth EDMONDS
Duffie A Oglesby
Dovie Ann Oglesby
Litha Missouri OGLESBY
Samuel Lucas Oglesby
James Matthew OGLESBY
Lydia Jane OGLESBY
Lydia Jane Oglesby
Jacob “Jake” Oglesby

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted
Age 11
Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
Age 20
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 (7)

  • J M Oglesby in household of Jake Oglesby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Matthew Oglesby, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Matthew Oglesby in household of Pleasant Oglesby, "United States Census, 1900"

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