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Theophilus Oglethorpe
d.1737 France
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Name Theophilus Oglethorpe
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1682 Godalming, Surrey, EnglandWestbrook Place
Death? 1737 France

The Jacobite Peerage Published 1904 Page 136

Theophilus Oglethorpe, second son of Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe of Westbrook Place, Godalming, Knight, M.P., Major-General and First Equerry to King James II and who, by Eleanor Wall of Tipperary, was born about 1682 ; succeeded his elder brother Louis at Westbrook, 1704; M.P. for Haslemere, 1708- 17 13/4. Lost the election that year, and being unsuccessful in a petition, he retired to the Continent. After spending some time in Ghent and Bruges he retired to Messina in 1714. After that he went to Paris, and was, 20th December 1717, by King James III and VIII, probably in recognition of his father's services, created Baron Oglethorpe of Oglethorpe CE), with remainder to the heirs-male of his body, whom failing to James Oglethorpe, his brother, and the heirs male of his body. He died, unmarried, in France about 1737 and before 1738.S1

  1. Marquis Of Ruvigny And Raineval. The Jacobite Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Grants of Honour: Extracted, By Permission, From The Stuart Papers Now In Possession Of His Majesty The King At Windsor Castle, And Supplemented By Biographical And Genealogical Notes. (Edinburgh, Scotland: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1904), Page 136.