The Ogle/Ogles Family Association (OOFA) was established at the First Ogle Family Symposium by 23 Ogle descendants who wanted to share family information, and establish an organization. A year later, OOFA had 41 charter members and 99 regular members in 30 states.
At the second symposium, members voted to implement a board of directors, consisting of four officers and one member at large. OOFA incorporated In late 1988. By June 2004 our association had over 370 registered members in more than 40 US states, in addition to international representation.
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Kathy Ogle (Feb 2017) — The last account of the Gatlinburg Fire I heard was that the fire killed 14 people, destroyed 2,013 homes and 53 commercial structures, almost 18,000 acres burned and caused more than $500 million in damage with the cost still rising. My daughter and I were able to make a trip Read more about After the Fire[…]
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Margaret (bp. 28 Nov 1575); father: Martin Ogle. Mary (Marie) Ogle (bp. 30 Dec 1588); father: Martin Ogle. William Ogle (bp. 11 Sep 1590); father: Martin (Martyn) Ogle. Nicholas Ogle (bp. 19 Mar 1592); father: Martin (Martine) Ogle. Nicholas Ogle (bp. 01 Dec 1595); father: John Ogle. Lewes Ogle (bp. 03 Apr 1595); father: Lewis Read more about Ogles in the Registers of Berwick-upon-Tweed: Baptisms 1574 – 1700[…]
The Ogles of England are well-documented, but little has been written about the Ogles of Ireland. While they’re related to the Northumberland branch, Ireland’s volatile history makes it difficult to prove direct lineage. My wife Sue, is a descendant of James Ogle, who immigrated from Ireland around 1798. For the last few years, I’ve researched Read more about Introduction to the Ogles of Ireland[…]
Kirkley Hall was home to the Ogle family from 1632-1923. It’s a beautiful 17th Century Grade II listed building located in the countryside of Northumberland, England. Just outside of Ponteland, its only a few miles from Ogle Castle, and the village of Ogle. Today, the Hall is part of the Kirkley Hall Campus at Northumberland College, which Read more about Ogle Pond Restoration Project at Kirkley Hall Campus – Northumberland College[…]
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