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a. Note:   [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [adgedge.ged] !(1) "The Tayloes of Virginia and Allied Families," by W. Randolph Tayloe (Berryville, VA, 1963) p.85. FHL #929.273 T211t. (2) "A Chronicle of Belair," by Shirley V. Baltz (Bowie Heritage Comm., Bowie, MD, 1984) p.49,61-62. Cites: (a) Ogle Family Bible. (3) "The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland," by J.D. Warfield (Kohn & Pollock, Baltimore, 1905) p.250. !Birth: (1) 1796. (1,2a,3) s/o Benjamin Ogle II/Anna Maria Cooke. (2a) 24 Dec 1796, Annapolis, MD. (3) Youngest son. (NOTE: Should be oldest son.) Marriage to Permelia Carrick: (1) Wilhelmina Carrick. (2) Permelia. 1837, Baltimore. Had been married only a little over a year before his death but had 4 children. Death: (2) 19 Jan 1839, on his farm in Anne Arundel Co., MD. He "terminated his own existance... by deliberately firing a ball from his left breast to his right shoulder - He expired instantly." Burial: (2) In the walled burial ground located a short distance below the mansion on the terraced side, "Belair," Prince George's Co., MD. (2) 1818: Called several times on Caroline Calvert of Riversdale and appeared to be "getting encouragement." Her mother Rosalie looked upon him as a "very handsome young man, although not very lively, but of good conduct and excellent character." She noted that he was from the best families of MD on both sides, but the possibility of a match did not suit her "because his father has nothing except his plantation, with nine daughters (of whom not a single one is married yet) and two other sons." Nothing came of the courtship. (2) 1828: Was so deeply in debt that he was threatened with legal action by his creditors. His father paid him $12,000 for a part of Enfield Chase and a part of Ample Grange he had previously purchased and on which payment was due in an attempt to help. At the same time, he permitted his son to continue to cultivate the land so that he could gradually buy the property back with the profits earned. (3) Was the last to hold the homestead "Belair." (2) Isaac Magruder deposed in Chancery Court that Benjamin was not a man of business, that he had been addicted to habits of intemperance and that he was a bad manager. (2) To prove the children's right to share in their father's estate, Permelia Ogle presented an affidavit in court confirming her and Benjamin's 1837 marriage in Baltimore and provided witnesses to testify that Benjamin had always acknowledged the children as his.


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