Josiah  P.  Bogue

          Josiah  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

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