Dock Oglesby

Brief Life History of Dock

When Dock Oglesby was born in January 1892, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Richard P. Oglesby, was 51 and his mother, Martha White, was 43. He lived in Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Richard P. Oglesby
1840–1894
Martha White
1848–
Leonard M. Oglesby
1864–
Jesse F. Oglesby
1866–
Luke Oglesby
1866–1957
Walton Oglesby
1870–1880
Ashmore H. Oglesby
1872–1940
Gilbert Oglesby
1872–
Logan Oglesby
1876–
Mary Oglesby
1880–
Ruth Oglesby Davis
1882–
Maggie Oglesby
1886–
Dock Oglesby
1892–
Richard J. Oglesby
1894–1947

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  • Dock Oglesby in household of Martha Oglesby, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: habitational name from the barony of Ogilvie in Glamis, Angus, whose name is probably Pictish, of uncertain origin and meaning.

History: A Scottish family of this name descend from Gilibride, Earl of Angus (died c. 1187), whose son Gilbert was granted the lands of Ogguluin (Ogilvie) in the late 12th century. Ogilvie was also the name of a barony in Banffshire, but that took its name from the surname.

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

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