- Gilbert was a farmer and lived in the Roaring Fork area.
Gilbert left a will dated 2 Dec 1892 in which he names three sons and six
daughters. Records of his family are also found in the census of Sevier County
1860 through 1880.
Will of Gilbert Ogle
December 2nd, 1892
"In the Name of God, Amen; I, Gilbert Ogle of the Prous Flats of Gatlinburgh in
the County of Sevier and State of Tennessee, do hearby make, publish, and
declare this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any and all wills by
me heretofore made
First I Give and bequeath to my Son & three Girls, Richard Ogle & Sarah
Ogle, July An Ogle, and Mary L. Ogle my Kitchen Furniture, Beds, Plates, knives
& forks, Bedstead & chairs
Second I Give and bequeath to my Son and three Girls, Richard Ogle, Sarah
Ogle, July Ann Ogle, Mary L. Ogle my personal Property, all that is out of
doors - Cows and Steers, Horses and all other Personal stocks that I own
Third I Give and bequeath to my three Sons and Six Girls, Richard Ogle, I. L.
Ogle, D. W. Ogle, Sophy Ogle, Marthy Ogle, Sarah Ogle, Rodey Ogle, Mary L.
Ogle, July An Ogle my real estate Land. Boundary of Land, commencing with I.
L. Ogle Line, South west to the top of the hill, Jine J. A. Conner Line with
his Line to J. Mellinger Line and with his line to Rocky draft to the Creek,
with the Creek to the Beginning.
Fourth I hereby Nominate, Constitute and appoint my Said Son R. R. Ogle
Executor and my Friend A. J. Ogle Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto Subscribed my name and affixed my seal thissecond day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and
Signed, Sealed, published, and )
declared by the said testator Gilbert) His
Ogle as and for his Last Will and ) Gilbert X Ogle
Testament in the presence of us who ) Mark
at his request and in his presence of)
each other have hereunto subscribed )
our Names as witnesses. )
A. J. Ogle, Residing at Gatlinburgh,
D. R. Bales, Resideing at Gatlinburgh,
This the December the 2nd, -- 1892"
This above will was not recorded in the Will Book of Sevier County, Tennessee,
but was found boxed with loose papers in the Courthouse.
"Smoky Mountain Clans", Donald B. Reagan, 1978, p 16, 33, 194-196.
"Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 2", 1983, Donald B. Reagan, p 192.
"The Book of Ragan/Reagan", Donald B. Reagan, 1993, p 144.