James Matthew OGLESBY

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

The Life 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
1843–
Amy Elizabeth EDMONDS
1852–
Mary M OGLESBY
1878–1963
Duffie A Oglesby
1880–
Dovie Ann Oglesby
1882–1945
Litha Missouri OGLESBY
1882–1948
Samuel Lucas OGLESBY
1883–1965
James Matthew OGLESBY
1884–1959
Lydia Jane OGLESBY
1890–1972
Lydia Jane Oglesby
1893–
Jacob “Jake” OGLESBY
1894–1978

Parents and Siblings

    Male1843–Male

    Amy Elizabeth EDMONDS

    Female1852–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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.”
1904

Age 20

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

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

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