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Rebekah Wood Ogden
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Birth: Nov., 1648
Death: Sep. 11, 1723
Elizabeth
Union County
New Jersey, USA

Mrs. Ogden, nee Rebekah Wood, was born in November 1648. The wife of Jonathan Ogden and mother of their children, she died at age 74. Her brown sandstone stele is painstakingly cut but devoid of ornamentation, as are many of the earliest colonial era stones in New Jersey. Its lack of even a "winged skull" soul effigy, an image which had become popular by the early 1700's, could reflect a number of possibilities: religious-based discomfort with "graven images", the absence of a skilled carver, or the need to economize, to name but a few. Unlike the majority of colonial era gravestones, Mrs. Ogden's gives the month and year of her birth. "Anonymous" GRAVESTONE PHOTO by Nikita Barlow. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jonathan Ogden (1646 - 1732)
 
 Children:
  Hannah Ogden (1682 - 1730)*
  Robert Ogden (1687 - 1733)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Here
Lieth ye Body
of Rebekah Og
den of Elifabethtown
born in November
in the year 1648 who
Departed this Life
ye 1th Day of September
Anno Domini 1722"
 
Note: Source of maiden name other Findagrave member
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Elizabeth
Union County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: Jan 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6079243
Rebekah <i>Wood</i> Ogden
Added by: Nikita Barlow
 
Rebekah <i>Wood</i> Ogden
Added by: Anonymous
 
Rebekah <i>Wood</i> Ogden
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Roibeard
 
 
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- Sandra Fisher Taveney
 Added: Apr. 23, 2015
~RIP~
- Kat
 Added: Jan. 4, 2015
..to my 9th great grandmother, Rebekah
- K S
 Added: Jan. 28, 2014
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