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Amos C. Ogburn

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Pine Village, Indiana
Death: April 5, 1962 (87)
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles William Ogburn and Annie "Nancy" Shipman
Husband of Lydia Ann Ogburn
Father of Ira Lee Ogburn; Ray Edward Ogburn; Levi Ogburn; Merrill; Forrest Ogburn and 5 others
Brother of Clara Ogburn, Hooks; Lulu Ogburn, Tragilus Kenney; Otis Ogburn and Nona Ogburn

Managed by: Tim Johnson
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About Amos C. Ogburn

Birth: Nov. 7, 1874 Pine Village Warren County Indiana, USA Death: Apr. 5, 1962 Bladensburg Prince George's County Maryland, USA

The Gettysburg Times, PA, Friday, 06 Apr 1962, p 1, col 5

Amos Ogburn Passes Away on Thursday

Amos C. Ogburn, 87, died at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. Ogburn, Bladensburg, Md. Thurday evening at 8 o'clock from a complication of diseases following an illness of about one year.

He was born in Pine Village, Ind., and resided in Gettysburg R. 3 since 1936. For the past several months he resided in Bladensburg. The deceased was a farmer most of his life, retiring in 1940. He was a son of the late Charles W. and Nancy Ann Shipman Ogburn.

He was a member of the Mummasburg Mennonite Church where he served as a dacon since 1937. He had been a deacon in the Mennonite Church elsewhere since 1904. His wife, the former Lydia A. Kauffman died June 30, 1960.

Surviving are 10 children: Ira, Ray and Levi, all of Bladensburg; Mrs. Elvon Merrill, Greenbackville, Va; Forrest, New Oxford, R. 2; Mrs. G. Lawrence Hartman, Aspers; Mrs. Walter Collins, Masontown; Walter, Guernsey; John, Bladensburg; Earl, Hyattsville, Md; 36 grandchildren, 16 great-granchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Hooks, Princess Anne, Md; Mrs. Lawrence Kenney, Kirkland, Wash; one brother, Otis, Seattle, Wash.

Funeral services Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Mummasburg Mennonite Church conducted by the Revs. Richard Danner and Amos Myer. Interment in the Mummasburg Cemetery. Friends may call at the Bender Funeral Home Saturday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. It has been requested that flowers be omitted.


Funeral services for Amos C Ogburn, 87, who died in Bladensburg, Md., last Thursday, were held Sunday afternoon at the Mummasburg Mennonite Church with the Revs. Richard Danner and Amos Myer in charge. Interment was made in the Mummasburg Cemetery. The pallbearers were David Williams, Leroy Bair, Benjamin Noble, Melvin Shank, Ralph Miller and Austin Gable. Mrs. Ogburn was a former resident of Gettysburg R3.

Gospel Herald Vol 55 #27; 03 Jul 1962 pp 613-4

Ogburn, Amos C., son of Charles W. and Nancy (Shipman) Ogburn, was born at Pine Village, Ind., Nov. 7, 1874; died April 5, 1962; aged 87 y. 4 m. 28 d. He was married to Lydia A. Kauffman, who died June 30, 1960. He was ordained as deacon in the Mennonite Church, and served at the Mummasburg congregation since 1937. Surviving are 10 children (Ira, Ray, and Levi, all of Bladensburg, Md.; Mrs. Elvan Merrill, Greenbackville, Va.; Forrest, New Oxford, Pa.; Mrs. G. L. Hartman, Aspers, Pa.; Mrs. Walter Collins, Masontown, Pa.; Walter, Guernsey, Pa.; John, Bladensburg, Md.; and Earl, Hyattsville, Md.), 36 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters (Mrs. Clara Hooks, Princess Anne, Md.; and Mrs. Lawrence Kenney, Kirkland, Wash.), and one brother (Otis, Seattle, Wash.). One daughter preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the church, April 8, in charge of Richard Danner and Amos Myer.

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Amos C. Ogburn's Timeline

November 7, 1874
Pine Village, Indiana
May 10, 1903
Age 28
Kenmare, Ward County, North Dakota, United States
April 5, 1905
Age 30
Kenmare, Ward County, North Dakota, United States
April 5, 1962
Age 87