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Mahlon Dickerson Ogden married Henrietta Maria Kasson, daughter of Polly and Archibald Kasson. They divorced, and his second wife was Frances Elizabeth Sheldon.

Ogden's obituary: "Son of Abraham Ogden. CHICAGO, Feb. 13. - Mahlon A. Ogden, a pioneer settler of Chicago, aged 69, died this afternoon at Elmhurst, a suburban place. He had been very wealthy, but unfortunate real estate transactions left him in reduced circumstances. He was born in New York, and lived in Columbus, Ohio, some time.
[Mr. Ogden's house was the only one on the North Side which was not burned in the great fire - which swept all around and far beyond his place. - ED. GLOBE.]

((Freeborn County Standard; Albert Lea, Minnesota.
February 19, 1880; Page One.))"

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Mahlon Dickerson Ogden married Henrietta Maria Kasson, daughter of Polly and Archibald Kasson. They divorced, and his second wife was Frances Elizabeth Sheldon. Ogden's obituary: "Son of Abraham Ogden. CHICAGO, Feb. 13. - Mahlon A. Ogden, a pioneer settler of Chicago, aged 69, died this afternoon at Elmhurst, a suburban place. He had been very wealthy, but unfortunate real estate transactions left him in reduced circumstances. He was born in New York, and lived in Columbus, Ohio, some time. [Mr. Ogden's house was the only one on the North Side which was not burned in the great fire - which swept all around and far beyond his place. - ED. GLOBE.] ((Freeborn County Standard; Albert Lea, Minnesota. February 19, 1880; Page One.))"
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