Josiah P. Bogue
P. Bogue, farmer and stock-raiser, was born Nov. 3, 1833, in
Henry County, Ind., a son of Alfred and Keziah (Stubbs) Bogue.
He lived on his father's farm until manhood and in 1856 bought a dry-goods store
in Spiceland, and remained there ten years when he sold out and bought a farm
northeast of Spiceland. Five years later he returned to Spiceland and
engaged in the mercantile business five years, and then bought the farm where he
has since resided, engaged in agricultural pursuits. He has a landed
estate of 400 acres and is one of the well-to-do citizens of the Township.
He has acquired his property by close attention to his business interests and
good management. Jan. 1, 1859, he was married to Sibbie,
daughter of Harmon Allen, of Rush County, Ind. They
have five children -- Cordelia, Oneida, Anna K.,
Alfred and Oscar H.
History of Henry County, Indiana, Chicago: Inter-State
Publishing Co., 1884, page 798.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming