My ancestrial bloodline consists of English, Irish and Cherokee Indian. It is believed that the Blackwells arrived from England prior to 1790. It is believed also that the Oglesbys arrived from Ireland prior to 1790. My great grandmother on the Blackwell side was the full blooded Cherokee Indian. My search continues.
Harris H. Oglesby Jr.'s Headstone (213 KB) Harris Jr. was son of Harris H. Oglesby and Carolyn Ennis. He was born January 9,1922 and died September 24,1933. He is buried in Egypt Baptist Church Cemetary amongst the Oglesbys.
Egypt Baptist Church (215 KB) Located on Egypt Central Road in Raleigh, Tennessee. Among other residents, Oglesbys and Masseys rest here.
Harris H. Oglesby and Carolyn Ennis' Headstone (215 KB) Harris was father to Harris H. Jr., Mary Ennis and Sarah. He was son of Mary J. Massey and James H. Oglesby. He was born in 1885 and died in 1977. He is buried in Egypt Baptist Church Cemetary alongside his wife Carolyn and among other Oglesbys. Carolyn was born in 1886 and died in 1957.