- [S118] History of early Sevier County Doctors , Beulah Linn, (www.sevierlibrary.org/genealogy/doc/doc.htm).
Dr. Benjamin Cogdill, son of Jonathan and Nancy Ogle Cogdill, was born Jan. 28, 1881 in the Richardson Cove area. The place and extent of his education is not known.
Dr. Cogdill owned property on the east side of the Pigeon River adjacent to the present Country Club. His medical practice was in the Pigeon Forge vicinity. During World War I he was in the 3rd Training Battalion 1 55 Depot Brigade, Medical Reserve Corp, USA. He died during the war in 1918.
Dr. Cogdill married Becky Ogle, daughterof Eli and Sarah McMahan Ogle. They had two., children, Pink and Myrtle Cogdill.
- [S34] In the Shadow of the Smokies, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, (1993), 324.