Charles  W.  Bogue

          Charles  W.  Bogue  was born in Perquimans County, N. C., Aug. 8, 1810, the third son of  Josiah and  Elizabeth (Wells) Bogue,  natives of North Carolina, of German and Irish descent.  When he was an infant his parents moved to Preble County, Ohio, and settled on a frontier farm where he was reared, receiving a limited education in the subscription schools.  He resided with his parents until his marriage and then settled on a part of his father's farm, remaining there till the fall of 1832 when, being desirous of procuring a home, he moved to what was then an unsettled country, Henry County, Ind., and bought 160 acres of unimproved land, which he began to clear and improve and in a few years had made of it one of the best farms in the county.  He was industrious and energetic and accumulated a good property.  In 1882 he retired from the cares of the farm and moved to Spiceland where he and his wife are enjoying the comforts obtained by an early life of toil.  Mr. Bogue was married May 26, 1831, to  Sarah,  daughter of  James and  Mary (Elliott) Horton.  They have had seven children;  but two are living -- Annis  and  John.  The deceased are -- Joseph,  Charles,  Alfred,  Stephen  and  Sarah.
History of Henry County, Indiana,  Chicago:  Inter-State Publishing Co., 1884, page 798-799.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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