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Biographies submitted by Dick Barton.
Ogle, B. A., foundry and machine shops; born in Putnam Co., Ind., in 1835; located in this county in 1861. Married M. E. Arnold in 1859; she was born in Ohio in 1839; have seven children - Albert F., Wesley H., John A., James T., George B., Adela and Kate. Members of the M. E. Church. He enlisted in the 36th I. V. C., Co. I, in August, 1862; mustered out, September, 1865; was captured at Mark's Mills, Ark., and was exchanged in February, 1865. Owns half interest in the foundry and machine-shops of Gilliam & Ogle, in which they do a general business in their line; he also owns his residence in this city.