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Sarah Ogden
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Birth: 1724
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1735
Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

The 11-year-old daughter of Swain and Mary (nee Ackerman) Ogden, little Sarah was baptized at the Dutch Reformed Church in Belleville, NJ. She shares her grave and gravestone with her siblings Mary (age 9) and John (age 6). The trio died within days of each other in April 1735, victims of a "fearful pestilence", thought to be diptheria, which claimed the lives of many children in the New England and Mid-Atlantic colonies that damp and chilly spring. Their sandstone stele bears a grim soul effigy of the "winged death's head" type and the inscription "Memento mori".
 
 
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 Parents:
  Swain Ogden (1687 - 1755)
  Mary Ackerman Ogden (1688 - 1756)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Ogden Condit (____ - 1785)*
  Sarah Ogden (1724 - 1735)
  Mary Ogden (1726 - 1735)*
  John Ogden (1729 - 1735)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Mary Dec'd April ye 7 Aged 9 Years
Sarah Dec'd April ye 9 Aged 11 Years
John Dec'd April ye 13 Aged 6 years
1735 Ye Children of
Swain and Mary Ogden
Memento Mori"
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Near east wall of church
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: Sep 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6770824
Sarah Ogden
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Sarah Ogden
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~RIP~
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