W. O. Bogue
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
History of Henry County, Indiana, Chicago: Inter-State
Publishing Co., 1884, page 566.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming