Bessie Dean Ware

March 1867–18 December 1953 (Age 86)
Pike, Missouri, United States

The Life of Bessie Dean

When Bessie Dean Ware was born in March 1867, in Pike, Missouri, United States, her father, Calvin Clay Ware, was 23 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Kirtley, was 19. She married Hugh Lewis Ogle in October 1886, in Pike, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Spencerburg, Spencer Township, Pike, Missouri Territory, United States in 1900 and Spencer Township, Pike, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 18 December 1953, in Bowling Green, Pike, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bowling Green, Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Hugh Lewis Ogle
Bessie Dean Ware
Marriage: October 1886
Earl Clifton Ogle
George Calvin Ogle
Roscoe Hugh Ogle
Adrian Vivian Ogle
Paul Glenn Ogle
Bessie Alice Ogle
Mary Janie Ogle

Spouse and Children

October 1886
Pike, Missouri, United States




    Roscoe Hugh Ogle


    Adrian Vivian Ogle


    Paul Glenn Ogle


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Elizabeth Kirtley




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river (Old English wær, wer), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Ware in Hertfordshire. 2. nickname for a cautious person, from Middle English war(e) ‘wary’, ‘prudent’ (Old English (ge)wær).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie Ware in household of Calvin Ware, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bessie Ware in household of Calvin Ware, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bessie D Ogle in household of Hugh L Ogle, "United States Census, 1940"

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