Joseph Piddle
George Barnes
Phebe Annie King
John Edmund Piddle
Phebe Ann Barnes
John Edmunds Van Ogle


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1. Louisa Jane "Lily" Birch

John Edmunds Van Ogle 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 23 Mar 1865, Cainscross, Gloucestershire, England 1 2 5
  • Christened: 16 Apr 1865, Cainscross, Gloucestershire, England
  • Marriage (1): Louisa Jane "Lily" Birch on 21 Mar 1892 in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom 1
  • Died: 12 Nov 1933, Tacoma, Pierce, WA at age 68 2 5
  • Buried: Sumner, Pierce, WA, United States 5

   Other names for John were John Edmunds 5 and John Edmund Peddle.6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Name: Born the son of John Edmunds Peddle and Annie Barnes, their surname became Edumnds in America, then when his father died, his mother married William Van Ogle and John adopted his step-father's surname.,,. 6

2. Census in 1871 in Barton St. Michael, , Gloucestershire, England. 7 The 1871 census recorded John E. Peddle, 29, born in Wimborne, Dorsetshire, living with wife Annie, 32, Corfe, Dorsetshire; Joseph, 7, Cainscross, Gloucestershire; John E., 6, Ebley, Gloucestershire; Susan M., 4, Gloucester, Gloucestershire; Annie M., 2, Gloucester, Gloucestershire; and Elizabeth, 1 month, Barton St Michael, Gloucestershire.

3. He immigrated The entire family sailed from Liverpool to New York on S. S. Erico, using surname Edmunds instead of Peddle on 15 May 1871 to New York, New York, NY. 8 9 On the ship's register:
John Edmunds, 32, gentleman, England
Ann Edmunds, 30, wife, England
Joseph Edmunds, 8, child, England
John Edmunds, 6, child, England
Susan Edmunds, 5, child, England
Annie, 2, , child, England
Elizabeth, 2-3 months, infant, England

4. Census in 1880 in Corning, Adams, Iowa, United States. 10 The 1880 census recorded Annie Edmund, widowed, milliner, 38, living with son John, 15; and Harry, 6. Everyone and their parents were born in England, except Harry in Iowa.

5. He immigrated Returning to America on the S. S. Servia from Liverpool to New York: John Edmonds, 19, farmer; Susie Edmonds, 17, teacher; Annie Edmonds, 16. On 9 Jun 1884 to New York, New York, NY. 11

6. Census in 1900 in Waterville, Douglas, WA, United States. 9 The 1900 census recorded Van Ogle, 73, born Sep 1825, living with wife Annie, 61, Oct 1838; step-son John E. Van Ogle, farmer, 35, Mar 1865, who was married for 7 years (but no wife is listed), and step-son Hary E. Van Ogle, farmer, 25, born Dec 1874, single. Van and Annie were married for 18 years. She had birthed 6 children and 4 were alive in 1900. Van was born in Ohio, his father in Virginia and mother in Maryland. Annie and John and their parents were born in England. Hary was born in Iowa, his parents in England. John E. immigrated in 1871 and was naturalized.

John married Louisa Jane "Lily" Birch, daughter of Edward Trenley Birch and Jane Watts, on 21 Mar 1892 in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.1 The marriage ended in divorce. (Louisa Jane "Lily" Birch was born on 3 Dec 1867 in Gloucester, , GLS, ENG,12 13 died on 21 Apr 1959 in Seattle, King, WA 12 14 15 and was cremated on 24 Apr 1959 in Seattle, King, WA 15.)


1, <i>England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944</i>, John Edmunds Van Ogle and Louisa Jane Birch, 1892.

2, <i>Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960</i>, John E. Van Ogle, 12 Nov 1933; citing Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, certificate 1225.

3, <i>Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960</i>, Marjorie Scruggs, 22 Oct 1925; citing Seattle, King, Washington, reference rn2714, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2,022,258.

4, <i>Washington Birth Records, 1869-1950</i>, Van Ogle, 1894.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

6, <i>Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1913</i>, John Edmund Peddle b. 23 Mar 1865, father John Edmund Peddle, mother Phebe Annie Peddle.

7, <i>1871 England Census</i> (Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK.), John E Peddle, 1871.

8, <i>New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891</i>, 5 May 1871 S. S. Enrico John Edmunds.

9 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Van Ogle, Fairview, Midland, River, Silico, Waterville, and Orondo Precincts Waterville town, Douglas, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14, sheet 7A, family 148.

10 1880 United States Census, Annie Edmund, Corning, Adams, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district ED 10, sheet 158C.

11, <i>New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891</i>, S. S. Servia 9 Jun 1884.

12 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

13, <i>England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008</i>, Louisa Jane Birch, Oct-Nov-Dec 1867, Gloucester, Volume 6A, page 244, line 249.

14 <i>The Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, WA)</i>, 22 Apr 1959, page 60. Obituary of Mrs. Louise Van Ogle.

15, <i>Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960</i>, Louise Van Ogle, 21 Apr 1959; citing Seattle, King, Washington, reference 7370, father ? Birch, mother ? Watts., informant Dorothy Wattleworth, niece.

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