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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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OGL BIOGRAPHIES

MOTHER: Sarah Winters. BROTHERS: John (1731-
?), who married Ruth; Joseph (1743-?); Ben-
jamin (1747-1795), a major in the Revolutionary
War, who married in 1776 Rebecca, daughter of
Peter Stilley; William (1751-?); James (1753-?);
and George. SISTERS: Mary (1735-?), who mar-
ried Peter Butler (?-by 1756); Sarah (1739-?);
and Eleanor (1741-?). MARRIED by 1775 Sibilla
(1754-?), daughter of Thomas Schley (1712-1790),
who immigrated from Mertzheim, Germany, and
was the first teacher in the Evangelical Reformed
Church of Frederick County, and his wife Mar-
garet Wintz (?-1790). Her brother was John Ja-
cob (1751-?). Her sisters were Marie Margaret
(1746-?); Eva Catherine (1749-?). CHILDREN.
SONS. Thomas Schley (1775-after 1790); Joseph
(ca. 1779-by 1781); Joseph (ca. 1781-?); John
(1784-after 1790); and George (1787-1788).
DAUGHTERS: Elizabeth (ca. 1777-?); Maria (1787-
after 1790); and Margaret (?-after 1790). PRI.

VATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS

AFFILIATION: Lutheran, Evangelical Reformed
Church, Frederick County; his father was Angli-
can and a member of All Saints' Parish, Frederick
County. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: farmer. PUBLIC

CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House,

Frederick County, 1782-1783 (Laws to Expire 1,
2), 1783 (Laws to Expire). LOCAL OFFICE: Com-
mittee of Observation, Frederick County, elected
1775. STANDS ON PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUES: lent the
State of Maryland $600 for the war effort, June

20, 1780. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. PERSONAL

PROPERTY: assessed value £300.0.0, including 4
slaves, Frederick Town Hundred, Frederick
County, 1782; 1 slave, 1790. LAND AT FIRST ELEC-
TION 300 acres in Frederick County (inherited
from his father), and lots 54 and 95 in Frederick

Town. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN LAND BETWEEN

FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH purchased from two
of his brothers 278 acres in Frederick County,
1785, 1786; purchased as confiscated British
property lot 7 in Frederick Town, 1781. WEALTH
AT DEATH. DIED will probated November 18, 1790,
in Frederick County. PERSON AL PROPERTY: TEV,
£203.12.10 current money (including 1 slave, 52
oz. plate, and books); FB, estate overpaid £12.7.3.
LAND: 578-acre dwelling plantation, including a
mill, and at least 1 lot in Frederick Town. This
property was sold in 1794 to pay his creditors,
but it was insufficient to fully pay his debts.

OGLIVIE, JOHN (?-1797). RESIDED: in East
Nottingham, Cecil County. MARRIED Agness.

CHILDREN. SONS: Joseph; John. DAUGHTERS: Ju-

dith; Mary; Sarah; Margaret; and Ann. PRIVATE

CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. SOCIAL STATUS AND

ACTIVITIES: Esq., by 1784. OCCUPATIONAL PRO-
FILE: called yeoman, 1784. PUBLIC CAREER. LEG-
ISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Cecil County,
1784, 1785. LOCAL OFFICES: assessor, Third Dis-
trict, Cecil County, in office 1783. MILITARY
SERVICE: captain, Cecil County Militia, by April
1776; captain, Maryland Battalion of the Flying
Camp, July-December 1776; captain, Elk Bat-
talion, Cecil County Militia, 1778-1781. WEALTH

DURING LIFETIME. PERSONAL PROPERTY: 2 slaves,
1790. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: no evidence Of

land ownership. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN LAND

BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH: bought 578

acres in Cecil County, 1784-1796; sold 134 acres
in Cecil County, 1788-1796. WEALTH AT DEATH.
DIED: will probated on January 10, 1797, in Cecil

County. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £549.11.3

current money (including 2 slaves); FB, estate
overpaid £203.13.11. LAND: 444 acres in Cecil
County.

OLDHAM, EDWARD (1709-1773). BORN, on
August 9, 1709, at 1:30 in the morning in Oxford,
Talbot County; only son. NATIVE: probably sec-
ond generation. RESIDED: in Talbot County. FAM-
ILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: John Oldham (?-1729).
MOTHER: Mary. SISTERS: Hannah (ca. 1702-1759),
who married second, James Edge (ca. 1710-1757);
Elizabeth (1704-?); Mary (ca. 1707-?); and
Martha. MARRIED first, on May 29, 1735, Mary
(?-by 1739), daughter of Nicholas Lowe (1697-
1745) and wife Margaret Turbutt (?-1756). Mary-
was the granddaughter of Nicholas Lowe (ca. 1662-
1714). She was the niece of William Turbutt (1683/
84-1739);Foster Turbutt (1679-1720/21); and Mary
Lowe (1691-?), who married third, Thomas Boz-
man (ca. 1693-1752). Her first cousins were Eliz-
abeth Allen (by 1705-by 1757), who married Wil-
liam Thomas (1705-1767); Ann Wright (?-1754),
who married Edward Oldham (1709-1773); Thomas
Wright (?-ca. 1784); Mary Ann Wright (?-1747),
who married William Hopper (1707-1772); Mary
Coursey, who married Solomon Wright (?-1729);
Elizabeth Coursey, who married Thomas Wilk-
inson (1700/1-ca. 1758); Anna Maria Turbutt,
who married Edward Tilghman (1713-1785);
Elizabeth Turbutt (?-ca. 1760), who married
Thomas Harris (?-1760); Elizabeth Turbutt (ca.
1708-?), who married Tench Francis (1701-1758);
Anne Turbutt (1715-1766), who married John

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