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date: 17 September 2019

Ogden, John Cosenslocked

(15 November 1751–26 September 1800)
  • Alan V. Briceland

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Ogden, John Cosens (15 November 1751–26 September 1800), clergyman and Jeffersonian Republican propagandist, was born near Elizabethtown, New Jersey, the son of Moses Ogden and Mary Cozzens (also spelled Cosens and Cosins), artisans. Having graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton) in 1770, Ogden moved to New Haven, Connecticut, where he was employed by the collector of the port of New Haven, ...

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