Rev James Clarence Ogden

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Rev James Clarence Ogden

  • Birth 28 Nov 1877 Bracken County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 28 Aug 1929 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Lot 1, Sec 6537, Block G
  • Memorial ID 34013975

First son and eldest child of Arthur Fox Ogden and Lorella Jane Trisler Ogden. Grew up in Nicholas county, KY. Attended Transylvania Univ. in Lexington, KY. Attended Bible School afterwards. Appointed to position as missionary to Tibet in 1905, and with wife Minnie Asbury Ogden, traveled to that country. Three children born in Tibet, but two died as infants (Bertha Marie Ogden b. Nov. 1906 and died before end of year, buried Tachienlu, Tibet (China), and James Clarence Ogden, Jr. b. June 1910 at Batang, Tibet (China) and died in Jan. 1911 at Batang, Tibet and buried there. A daughter, Clara Ruth Ogden was born on 27 Mar 1909 at Batang, Tibet (China) and was healthy. While home on furlough in early 1912, a son Walter Harold (Harold W.) Ogden was b. on 1 Febr. in Los Angeles, CA. Returned to Tibet in 1913 and served several terms of duty until illness forced his return to the United States in 1929 where he died in August. Served 24 years in the work of missionary for the Christian (Disciples of Christ) Church in a land that was very primitive but proved fruitful in the harvest for God through Jesus Christ with many conversions and baptisms. Grave tablet photo by Lee Ritzler.


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  • Created by: Elma Jackson Burke
  • Added: 19 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34013975
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Clarence Ogden (28 Nov 1877–28 Aug 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34013975, citing Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Elma Jackson Burke (contributor 46943356) .