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Rhoda Ogden

Female 1742 - 1822  (80 years)


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  • Name Rhoda Ogden 
    Born 28 Sep 1742  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Nov 1822  Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alternate death 22 Dec 1822  Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I14861  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2017 

    Father Robert Ogden,   b. 7 Oct 1716, Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1787  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Phebe Hatfield,   b. 25 Nov 1720,   d. 22 Dec 1796  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1736  [2
    Family ID F9722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Timothy Edwards,   b. 25 Jul 1738, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1813, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1760  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ogden Edwards,   b. 11 Oct 1780, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1873  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F9367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From The Ogden Family in America, Elizabethtown Branch, and Their English Ancestry, by William Ogden Wheeler (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1907):

      RHODA (Ogden) EDWARDS died at Litchfield, Conn., while visiting friends. She was a remarkable woman, loyal and conscientious. An autobiography of a nephew by marriage has this important entry: "In the summer of 1809 I met my cousin Aaron Burr at the house of our common uncle Hon. Timothy Edwards in Stockbridge....The day after Burr left our uncle's I called at the house to talk over the impressions of this unwonted visit. My aunt was a venerable and pious woman. 'I want to tell you, cousin,' said she, 'the scene I passed through this morning. When Col. Burr's carriage had driven up to the door, I asked him to go with me into the north room, and I cannot tell you how anxious I felt, as I, an old woman, went through the hall with that great man Col. Burr, to admonish him, and to lead him to repentance. After we were by ourselves I said to him: "Colonel Burr, I have a thousand memories associated with you. I took care of you in your childhood, and I feel the deepest concern over your erring steps. You have committed a great many sins against God, and you killed that great and good man General Hamilton. I beseech you to repent, and fly to the blood and righteousness of the Redeemer for pardon, I cannot bear to think of you as being lost, and I often pray most earnestly for your salvation." The only reply he made me,' continued the excellent old lady, 'was, "Oh! aunt, don't feel so badly; we shall both meet in heaven yet; meanwhile may God bless you." He then tenderly took my hand, and left the house.'"

  • Sources 
    1. [S388] FamousKin.com.

    2. [S1557] The Ogden Family in America, Elizabethtown Branch, and Their English Ancestry by William Ogden Wheeler. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1907.

    3. [S1547] Timothy and Rhoda Ogden Edwards of Stockbridge, Mass., and Their Descendants: A Genealogy, by William Henry Edwards. Cincinnati: The R. Clarke Co., 1903.

    4. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912.