W.  O.  Bogue

          W.  O.  Bogue  was born in Washington County, Ind., in 1825, a son of  Aaron and  Elizabeth (Evans) Bogue,  natives of North Carolina, his father born in 1790, died in 1855, his mother born in 1797, died in 1879.  His father came to Indiana in 1812, and during the war settled in Washington County where he suffered many hardships and privations and where he was married and remained till 1829, when he moved to Henry County, and located on the farm now owned by W. O., section 35, Dudley Township.  His family consisted of three children -- Benjamin E.,  W. O.,  and  Sarah A.,  now  Mrs. William Puntney,  of Iowa.  W. O. Bogue has made Henry County his home since 1829, with the exception of two years spent in Wabash County.  He has made farming his principal vocation through life, and now owns 125 acres of excellent land.  He was married in 1849 to  Lucinda Coxen,  a native  of Columbiana County, Ohio, born in 1833.  She died in 1855 leaving two children -- Oliver H., an attorney of Wabash, Ind., and  Frank, died aged fifteen years.  In 1858  Mr. Bogue married  Mary A. Holland, who was born in 1836.  They have had three children -- Flora M.,  Marshall G. (deceased) and  Gertrude.  Politically Mr. Bogue is a Republican.  He and his wife are members of the Society of Friends.
History of Henry County, Indiana,  Chicago:  Inter-State Publishing Co., 1884, page 566.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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