Joseph Ogle, the son of Benjamin Ogle and Rebecca Browner, is believed to have been been born 17 June 1737 on Owens Creek, Frederick Co., Maryland.
Joseph served in 1775 as a Lieutenant in the Company of George Mcculloch.
In 1802 he moved to Ridge Prairie (near Modern O'Fallon, Illinois) and helped build the Shiloh United Methodist Church.
The Ogle/Ogles Family dedicated a memorial to his legacy in the Shiloh Valley Cemetery in Shiloh, Illinois, on September 27, 2015.
The ceremony was present by the Ogle/Ogles Family Association, The Lewis and Clark Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Belleville Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
BY CAROLYN P. SMITH
The mission of making sure that eight men who answered the call to patriotism and service of the United States was not forgotten Saturday as a crowd braved temperatures in the low 30s to celebrate their memories and legacy.
The event was the dedication ceremony for the Veterans Monument at Messinger Cemetery at 3450 Old Collinsville Road near Swansea.
The monument is in honor of the eight veterans buried in the cemetery:
John Messinger, who served in the Blackhawk War; Pvt. John Altman, Pvt. H.B. Bevirt, Pvt. William A. Isaacs, Cpl. Daniel J.M. Phillips, Cpl. George D. Rittenhouse and Pvt. William H. Rutherford, who served in Company 1, 117th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War; and F1C John E. Neill, who served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.