H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana (Chicago:
HH Hill, 1881) p 469
J. Ogle, Pleasant Hill, was born September 4, 1830, in Richland
township, Fountain County, Indiana.
father was born May 15, 1781, in Maryland, and his mother was born
in Pennsylvania, January 9, 1788.
moved with their parents to Ohio, and were there married.
started for the War of 1812, but on account of ill health was sent
far from 1825 he entered land in Montgomery and Fountain counties,
settled with his family in Richland township, Fountain County, after
having stayed awhile in Coal Creek township, Montgomery County,
while he built a cabin. His death occurred in January 1835, and
she lived till October 2, 1866.
were Methodists, and the early class met at their house.
J. spent his life mostly in Fountain County.
was married May 31, 1852, to Elizabeth Bradshaw, daughter of Thomas
and Nancy (Daly) Bradshaw, of Logansport, Indiana.
Ogle was born in Logansport. Her father was a native of Ohio, whither
his father had come from England, and her mother was born in Tennessee.
marriage Mr. and Mrs. Ogle settled on a part of the old homestead,
and added till he owned 43 acres. He sold this, and in 1872 bought
a farm of 160 acres in Coal Creek township, Montgomery County. Has
since sold some, and now owns 110 acres.
is a republican and a Mason. He and wife are Methodists.
have two children, Thomas and Luretta.