Matthew Scoutan Ogden Jr.

Brief Life History of Matthew Scoutan

When Matthew Scoutan Ogden Jr. was born on 13 March 1820, in Lawrence Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Matthew Scoutien Ogden Sr, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Bloom, was 35. He married Mary Jane Graham on 9 October 1845. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Clearfield, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 30 April 1893, in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Clearfield, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Matthew Scoutan Ogden Jr.
Mary Jane Graham
Marriage: 9 October 1845
Louisa Ogden
James Ross Ogden
Melissa Ogden
Milton Rush Ogden
Tolbert Dale Ogden
William Betts Ogden
Flora Blanche Ogden
Abie Alice Ogden
Ida Belle Ogden
Harry Graham Ogden
Ai Ogden

Sources (12)

  • Mathew S Ogden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matthew S. Ogden, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Matthew S. in entry for James A. Robinson and Ida Ogden, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (7)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from two hamlets named Ogden in Rochdale and Oldham parishes (Lancashire). The placename derives from Old English āc + denu ‘oak valley’.

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

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