Born: 1733, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Died: November 17, 1813, Midmar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
John was the son of minister James Ogilvie (or Ogilvy) of Aberdeen.
He was educated at Marischal College, University of Aberdeen (DD 1766).
He became parish minister of Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire, in 1759, and of Midmar, Aberdeenshire, in 1760.
He was a member of the Committee appointed by the General Assembly of 1775, to revise the Scottish Translations and Paraphrases of 1745, and is said to have contributed number 62, Lo, in the Last of Days Behold, to its 1781 edition.
He published a number of poetical works, including:
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