George Russell Ogilvie

Brief Life History of George Russell

When George Russell Ogilvie was born on 28 April 1880, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Ogilvie, was 24 and his mother, Mary Russell, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Myra Belle Emery. He lived in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1940 and South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1950. He died on 6 February 1960, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, United States.

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George Russell Ogilvie
Myra Belle Emery
George Emery Ogilvie
Leon R Ogilvie
Bruce Crossan Ogilvie
Marjorie Belle Ogilvie
Dorothy Mae Ogilvie

Sources (14)

  • Geo R Ogilvie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Russell Ogilvie, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George R Ogilvie, "Maine Death Index, 1960-1996"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Oglesby , a habitational name from the barony of Ogilvie in Glamis (Angus), whose name is probably Pictish, of uncertain origin and meaning.

Irish: adopted for Gilboy .

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

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