Manuscript Group 1000, Ann Ogilvie (1759 – 1813), Account book, 1807 – 1813

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Manuscript Group 1000, Ann Ogilvie (1759 – 1813)

Account book, 1807 – 1813, 0.1 linear feet / 1 volume

Call Number: MG 1000



An account book kept by Ann (Macwhorter) Ogilvie with the Newark Banking and Insurance Company (now Midlantic National Bank).  The final entry, dated November 1, 1813, concerns Mrs. Ogilvie’s estate.

Biographical Note:

Ann Macwhorter Ogilvie (1759-1813) was one of the five children of Mary Cumming and the Reverend Dr. Alexander Macwhorter (1734-1807), a prominent Newark, New Jersey citizen and Presbyterian pastor.  Ann married the Reverend George Ogilvie but the couple remained childless.  At the time of her death in Newark on October 29, 1813, Ann bequeathed her estate to her nephew John McWhorter (son of Alexander C. McWhorter) and willed other belongings to her nieces Julia Ann McWhorter (daughter of Alexander C. McWhorter) and Anne Maria Beebe (daughter of Mary Macwhorter Beebe).  Joseph C. Hornblower acted as the executor of her estate.

Provenance Note:

The source of this collection is unknown.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of Ann Ogilvie’s bank account book with the Newark Banking and Insurance Company kept from 1807-1813.  The volume records payments made to a number of people including William Woodbridge, Rob Campfield, Caleb Bruen and Philo Douglas.  Most of the remaining notations refer to interest accrued by Ogilvie.

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 10, Hornblower Family Papers: Contains Ann Ogilvie’s estate papers

Manuscript Group 43, William Nelson (1847-1914) Papers: Contains Alexander C. McWhorter’s bank book and John McWhorter receipt book

Manuscript Group 125, Joseph Black Manuscript Collection: Contains a sermons given at Alexander Macwhorter’s funeral and sermons given by Alexander C. McWhorter

Manuscript Group 128, Alexander Macwhorter (1734-1807) Daybook

Manuscript Group 1303, Newark Academy Minutes (founded by Alexander Macwhorter)

Processed by James Lewis, February 2001 as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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