Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822-1904.

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Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., educated in Friends schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel diaries, 1886-1891.

From the description of Family papers, 1681-1938. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 48858617

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creatorOf Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822-1904. Family papers, 1681-1938. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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associatedWith Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. person
associatedWith Comly, John, 1773-1850. person
associatedWith Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867. person
associatedWith Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849. person
associatedWith Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830. person
associatedWith Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839. person
associatedWith Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880. person
associatedWith Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874. person
associatedWith Ogden family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Canada--Québec (Province)--Québec
Society of Friends
Voyages and travels--19th century
Quakers--Diaries--19th century
Quakers--Social life and customs


Birth 1822

Death 1904

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