Ogden Family of Clarke Twp.

Submitted by rwaitec568@rogers.com

We begin the Ogden family tree with RICHARD OGDEN born about 1770 in New York state. In 1797 he was living in Crahame Township on lot 31 concession 1. This is the area in which the village of Colborne is located. His wife was thought to have been Lucy Vibbert. They had five children. One son , Jonathan , began a stage coach line between York and Kingston. He later sold it to Wm. Weller and Jonathan moved to the U.S.A.

Another son was ORANGE MUNROW OGDEN. He was born about 1807 perhaps in Northumberland County. He married Jane Ferguson U.E. of Hallowell , Picton, Prince Edward County in 1832. She was the daughter of Rozel Ferguson U.E. In 1842 they were located in Clarke Township on lot 24 concession 4. They had a family of ten children.-John, Jacob, Miles, William, Eliza. , Jehiel , Albert, Martha , Sarah , Daniel. Jane died in 1879 and was buried in Orono Cemetery. Orange died in 1893 and was buried in Union Cemetery in Oshawa.

The fourth child of Jane and Orange was WILLIAM HENRY OGDEN born in 1839 in Clarke Township. He married Martha Henry in 1858 and they lived in Clarke also. Martha was the daughter of James Henry and Agnes Johnson. William and Martha had eight children.-James, William, John, Joseph, Mary Jane, George, Herbert, Wilber. William Henry died in Pontiac , Michigan while visiting his daughter in 1928 and was buried in Orono Cemetery. Martha died in 1911 and was also buried in Orono Cemetery.

The third child of William and Martha was JOHN HENRY OGDEN born in 1865 in Clarke Township. He married Eliza Hoy daughter of Thomas Hoy and Charlotte Smart .They first lived in the Kendal area but then moved to Oshawa. They had five children.-Thomas,Wilber, Charlotte, William, Ormie. They later came back to Clarke and lived with their son Wilber at lot 1 concession 3. John died in 1935 and Eliza died in 1957.Both were buried in Union Cemetery in Oshawa.

The second child of John and Eliza was JOHN WILBER OGDEN born in 1888 in Clarke Township. He married Emily Mills daughter of William Mills and Mary Ann Barraball of Bowmanville. In 1924 they moved from Oshawa to Clarke Township. They raised a family of seven children - Harold, Douglas, Marion, Gladys, Dorothy, Aileen and Jack. Two children ,Billy and Hazel Jean ,died while very young. Wilber died in 1967and Emily died in 1978. They were buried in Orono Cemetery,


HAROLD 1911-1962 married Dorothy Umphrey no family

DOUGLAS 1913-1987 married Helen Stone daughter Ruth Waite-m.Herbert Waite(deceased 2002) son Douglas Waite m.Susan Ryan Bailey , Jeremy, (deceased) Madison, Clancy, Dylan, Tayler

MARION 1915-1996 married Wilbert(Babe) Raby Bruce m. Anne McCreary daughter Samantha Raby Brian m. Diane Hewitt Melissa Raby Stephen Raby

GLADYS 1918 married Laverne Farrow no family

DOROTHY 1921 married Walter Clark Gordon m. Gail Glover Rodney, Stephen , Bradley and Cameron Ronald m.Shirley Edgar Jason , Travis and Darla Marilyn m. James Friar (divorced) James , Janet and Jeannie

AILEEN 1926 married Moreton Henderson Edward Henderson Janice m. Marc Durand Lucas and Emily

JACK 1929 married Jean Gardiner Marilyn m. Duncan Reid Neil and Kelsey Donald m.Carol Brazeau Ryan and Ian Julie

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