1813-1878
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December 27, 1813, Dublin, Ireland.

March 25, 1878, New York City.

Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum, New York City.

Ogilby arrived in New York in 1816 on the ship Dibby & Eliza, with his mother, and his brothers John and Robert. He was educated at Rutgers College and the General Theological Seminary in New York City. He served as deacon at Grace Church at Broadway and Rector Street, New York City; deacon in Burlington, New Jersey, under Bishop George W. Doane; Rector at the Church of the Ascension, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until 1855; then assistant rector at Trinity Episcopal church on Wall Street, New York City, with which he was associated some 23 years. While in Philadelphia, he edited the religious periodical Banner of the Cross. His wife was Elizabeth Mary Ross.

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