Barbara Elizabeth Ogilvie

29 May 1829–31 March 1885 (Age 55)
Meaghers Grant, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Barbara Elizabeth

When Barbara Elizabeth Ogilvie was born on 29 May 1829, in Meaghers Grant, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, George Byers Ogilvie, was 24 and her mother, Barbara Elizabeth Mattatahl, was 32. She married John Lang on 15 June 1855, in Fort Bridger, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Porters Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1891 and Porter Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901. She died on 31 March 1885, in Johnson, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Johnson, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

German Buchanan
Barbara Elizabeth Ogilvie
Marriage: 5 December 1860
Lucy Ellen Buchanan
Lucinda Fidelia Buchanan
Adelia Lucille Buchanan
Esther Jane Buchanan
German Buchanan Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1860Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 1
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 17
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    LIFE HISTORY OF JOHN LANG John Lang, son of William Lang and Mary Bowden, was born March 15, 1832 at North Molton, Devonshire, England. His early childhood was spent in comparative poverty and wha …

    Sources (19)

    • Eliza Buchannan in household of G Buchannan, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Barbara Oglevie in entry for Adelis Lucille Buchanan Willis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Elizabeth Buchhanane in household of Jerome Buchhanane, "United States Census, 1870"

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