Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton
and Company, 1887-1889 and 1999. Virtualology.com advises that these 19th Century
biographies, although edited, still contain period bias.
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities
with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
welcomes editing and additions to the
biographies. To become this site's editor or a contributor
or e-mail Virtualology here.
OGLE, Samuel, governor of Maryland, born in England; died in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1751. He entered the British army, and while yet a young man was commissioned captain in a cavalry regiment. In 1732 he was sent to this country by the proprietors of Maryland as governor of that province. He subsequently returned to England, and was further promoted. In 1747 he was again appointed governor, and he retained the office until his death. He was also president of the Maryland council. He lived on a handsome estate, where he spent all his leisure. Among its attractions was a favorite horse named " Sparks," which had been presented to him by Lord Baltimore. The latter had received it from Prince Frederick, the father of George III. His son, Benjamin, governor of Maryland, born in Annapolis, Maryland, 7 February, 1746; died there. 6 July, 1808, was educated in England, and prior to the Revolution was a member of the Maryland council. He served as governor from 1798 till 1801. He was a personal friend of President Washington, and was frequently consulted by the latter on public affairs, he resided on a plantation called" Belair."
This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected,
associated with or authorized by the individual, family,
friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or
the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated
sites that are related to this subject will be hyper
linked below upon submission
and Evisum, Inc. review.
In this powerful, historic work, Stan Klos unfolds the complex 15-year U.S.
Founding period revealing, for the first time, four distinctly different United
American Republics. This is history on a splendid scale -- a book about the not
quite unified American Colonies and States that would eventually form a fourth
republic, with only 11 states, the United States of America: We The