Horace Elmer Ogden

New Jersey, USA
Death 16 Dec 1903 (aged 83)
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 125440387 · View Source
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Thursday, December 17, 1903
Bridgeton Evening News


A Retired and Well-Kown Farmer of This County

Horace E. Ogden died at his home, 127 Fayette street, yesterday, from the infirmities incident to old age. He was 83 years old last Sunday.
Mr Ogden had had remarkable health all his life, but of late years has been sorely afflicted with deafness. He spent the greater part of his life as a farmer near Greenwich and was a notably hard-working man, never sparing himself in his respect and always enjoying robust health. For many years he was a deacon in the Baptist church at Greenwich and superintendent of the Sunday-school. He was widely known throughout the county and held in great respect. For nearly twenty years he had lived a retired, peaceful and happy life at his home on Fayette street, this city. His wife, who was sister to Robert Jorden, and five children survive him. Isaac, Joseph, Matilda (Fithian) and the late Henry S. Ogden, the well known steamboat clerk, were brothers and sister of his. Charles J Fithian, of Bowentown is his nephew, his mother being Mrs. Matilda Fithian, widow of Jonathan and sister of the deceased.

Horace E. Ogden was the son of Elmer Ogden who served as a private in Captain James Burch's company and lieutenant of the New Jersey Detailed Militia in the war 1812. Elmer Ogden was the son of John Ogden who served as a private (minute man) in the Cumberland County Militia and as a private in the New Jersey State Troops and also under Ge. Washington at the evacuation of Yorktown.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 125440387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Elmer Ogden (13 Dec 1820–16 Dec 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125440387, citing Overlook Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Terry (contributor 47154555) .