MURRAY COUNTRY FAMILIES
James Oglesby was born in North Carolina about 1836. His family moved to Georgia about 1844.
The 1850 Census listed them as: Shadrack, age 45; Nancy, age 46; Frances A., age 18; Harriet J., age 16; James M., age 14; William A., age 12; Jesse H., age 8; Franklin A., age 6; Martha E., age 4, and Nancy Oglesby, age 2. The Census taker spelled the family name Ogilvly.
Confederate Army records indicate that James Oglesby, of Murray County, Georgia, enlisted as a Private, in Company B, 39th Georgia Cummings Volunteers on March 10, 1862. They also state that he died at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, October 28, 1862. No details of his death are given.
Murray County Families
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