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Lt. Col. Commandant William Logie[1]

Male 1782 - 1828  (45 years)


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  • Name Lt. Col. Commandant William Logie 
    Title Lt. Col. Commandant 
    Born 10 Aug 1781-1782  Boat O' Bog, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 18 Aug 1782  Speymouth, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jan 1828  Saugor, , Madhya Pradesh, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 13 Jan 1828  Saugor, , Madhya Pradesh, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Logie, William (1781 - 1828). Lieut. Colonel Comdt., 34th N.I. Born Speymouth, Co. Elgin, 10 Aug. 1781. Cadet 1795. Arrived in India 2 Feb 1798. Ensign 12 Aug. 1797. Lieut. 9 Aug 1798. Capt. 25 Dec.1807. Major 14 July 1815. Lt. Col. 25 May 1821. Lt. Col. Comdt. 22 Oct. 1824. d. Saugor 13 Jan. 1828

      Son of James Logie at Boat of Bog, parish. Of Speymouth and Elizabeth Gordon his wife. Married. Cawnpore 29 Aug. 1807 Elizabeth Sophia, dau. of Sir John Arnold. q.v. His daus. Married. George William Hamilton q.v.,and Samuel Athill Lyons q.v.

      Source: List of the Officers of the Bengal Army 1758 -1834 Microfilm Catalog #845177 Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

      Services: Posted Lieut. to 19th N.I. 1798, Expedition to Egypt 1801-2, Lieut. Bengal Vol. Bn., Capt. Lt. 19th N.I. 28 Oct. 1806, Operations in Bundelkhand 1806 - 9, Sehlehuganj, Capt. 1 / 19th N. I., Served in Alwar 1813, Nepal War 1814 - 15, Capt. 1/19th N.I. in 1st Div., Comdg. at Hansiin 1816, Served with nagbur subsdy. Force 1817, Third Mahratts War, storm of Chanda, Major comdg 1/19th N.I., Posted as Lt. Col. to 1/19th N.I. in 1821, Transfd. to 14th N.I. 1823, to 29th N.I. (late2/14th) May 1824, as Lt. Col. Comdt. to 3rd N.I. Oct 1824, Fur s.c. 4 Feb.1825 till 1826, Transfd to 34th N.I. 7 July 1826.

      Will dated 5 Jan. 1828; proved 1 Mar. 1828. M.I. at Saugor.

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      From: brinds@xtra.co.nz : To: ldrew@xmission.com

      Subject: Bengal Obituary : Date: Sunday, September 14, 1997 6:39 PM

      Lieut-Col. Commdt. LOGIE, 34th Regt. N.I. (Native Infantry), died 13 January, 1828, aged 47 years. "This Monument is erected by the officers: of the 24 / 34th Regt. Native Infantry as a token of their affectionate respect and esteem: for his abilities as a Commanding officer, and his amiable virtues as a man; he died revered and beloved by the Bengal Army, of which he had been a member for near 30 years, and with which he served in Egypt, the Ghoorka War and Central India." This M.I. is from Saugor. : Hope it is one of yours. Regards. Brinds

      Commandant of Native Infantry of Saugor, India.

      Logie, William (1781-1828). Lieut. Colonel Comdt., 34th N.I. b. Speymouth, co. Elgin, 10 Aug 1781. Cadet 1795. Arrived in India 2 Feb 1798. Ensign 12 Aug 1797. Lieut. 9 Aug. 1798. Capt. 25 Dec. 1807. Major 14 July 1815. Lt. Col. 25 May 1821. Lt. Col. Comdt. 22 Oct. 1824. d. Saugor 13 Jan 1828.

      Son of James Logie, at Boat of Bog, psh. of Speymouth, and Elizabeth Gordon his wife. m. Cawnpore 29 Aug. 1807, Elizabeth Sophia, dau. of Sir John Arnold, q.v. (See also Charles Jackson Doveton.) (She died 12 Apr. 1824.) His daus m. George William Hamilton, q.v., and Samuel Athill Lyons, q.v.

      Services: Posted Lieut. to 19th N.I. 1798. Expedn. to Egypt 1801-2; Lieut. Bengal Vol. Bn. Capt. Lt. 19th N.I. 28 Oct. 1806. Operations in Bundelkhand 1806-9; Sehlehuganj; Capt. 1/19th N.I. Served in Alway 1813. Nepal War 1814-15; Capt. 1/19th N.I., in 1st Div. Comdg. at Hansi in 1816. Served with Nagpur Subsdy, Force 1817. Third Mahratta War; storm of Chanda; Major comdg. 1/19th N.I. Posted as Lt. Col. to 1/19th N.I. in 1821. Transfd. to 14th N.I. 1823; to 29th N.I. (late 2/14th) May 1824; as Lt. Col. Comdt. to 3rd N.I. Oct. 1824. Fur, s.c. 4 Feb. 1825 till 1826. Transfd. to 34th N.I. 7 July 1826.

      Refs.: E.I.M.C. ii. 305-6. A.J. xxvi. 76. Will dated 5 Jan. 1828; proved 1 Mar. 1828. M.I. at Saugorl.


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      Last Will and Testament
      of William Logie, Lt. Col. Commandant
      born: 1781 Redhall, Boat-of-Bog, Moray, Scotland

      Charles Edward Grey Knight Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal

      James Weir Ross, Registrar

      Exhibit "A" referred to in the Affidavit of Charles Jackson Doveton, Sworn the First day of March 1828 before me.

      signed: Mark Carter Webber

      I, William Logie, Lt. Col. Commandant Bengal Army do make this my last Will and Testament.

      I give and bequeath to my Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Logie of the town of Forchabers in North Britian, the Sum of 500 Pounds five hundred. In the event of her death, this legacy is to he paid to my sister, Mrs.Ruxton, of the same place.

      2nd I give and bequest my Gold Watch by Hare with Key to Henry Ruxton Esq. Royal Navy my brother-in-law.

      3rd The remainder of my Property, as well as any money Estate may become entitled to, I give and bequeth in equal shares to my five children, Sophie, Charles Arnold, Charlotte, Cosmo, and Marian.

      4th Finally I intreat of my dear friends Sir John Arnold KCB, Lt. Colonel C. J. Doveton, Henry Cheape Esqre, Henry Huelane Esq, and my son-in-law S. A. Lyons to he executors to my Estate and Guardians to my children.

      Signed end sealed at Saugor on Saturday this fifth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred twenty-eight.

      Fort William )
      In Bengal)
      W. Logie

      George the Fourth by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Defender of the Faith and so forth to Captains William Henry Sleeman, William Aldous, and Francis Rutledge all of Saugor in Bundelkurd and to Major Mark Webber of Sulerpore. We having great confidence in the love fidelity and Circumspect of you the said William Henry Sleeman William Aldous and Francis Rutledge do by these presents give you or either of you full power and authority to swear Lieutenant Colonel Charles Jackson Doveton, to the truth of our affidavit and also to administer the Oath of an Executor to the said Charles Jackson Doveton Major General Sir John Arnold KCB and Lieutenant S. A. Lyons of the Executors named in the last will and testament of William Logie as Lieutenant Colonel Commandant in the thirty-fourth Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry deceased the form of which oath is hereunto when you or either of you had administered the Oath aforesaid to the said Charles Jackson Doveton Sir John Arnold end S. A. Lyons then you or either of you are to return the same to our Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort Williams in Bengal under your hands and Seals, or the Hand and Seal of either of you without delay together with the original will herewith enclosed to you and this _____________. But before either you or either proceed to swear the said Charles Jackson Doveton Sir John Arnold and S. A. Lyons as aforesaid you or either of you are to take such Oath as is herein mentioned to the Oath for the _________ to take and you or either of you have full power to administer such Oath Witness Sir Charles Edward Grey Knight Chief Justice at Fort William aforesaid the fourth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight.

      A. J. Hamilton, Proctor
      J. WM. Hogg, Registrar

      The Execution of this Commission appears by a Certain Schedule hereunto annexed.

      Fra Rutledge, Commr.

      Mark Carter Webber, Commr.

      The Commissionerís Oath

      I swear that I will truly faithfully and without partiality administer the Oath herein after mentioned to Charles Jackson Doveton and Sir John Arnold two of the Executors named in the last Will and testament of William Logie deceased.

      So help me God.
      Fra. Rutledge, Captain
      38th Regt.

      The Executor's Oath

      You Swear that you believe this to be the last Will and testament of William Logie to be a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant in the Thirty fourth Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry deceased and that you are two of the Executors therein named and that you will faithfully execute the said will by paying debts of the said deceased so far as his effects will extend and the law oblige you, and that you will cause all the said effects to be appraised and make a true and perfect inventory and the sums into the Honorable the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal within six months from this day and that you will likewise render a true and just account of this your Executorship and deliver the same unto the same Court on or before the First day of March which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.

      Sworn at Saugor the first day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight by the above named Charles Jackson Doveton and Sir John Arnold before me.

      signed: Fra: Rutledge

      SO help you God

      signed:

      J. Arnold, Major. General

      C. J. Doveton, Lt. Col. 38th Regt. N. I.

      Commissionerís Oath:

      I swear that I will truly faithfully and without partiality administer the oath herein after mentioned to Samuel Athill Lyons of the Executors named in the last will and testament of William Logie deceased.

      SO help me God.

      Mark Carter Webber

      The Executor's Oath

      You swear that you believe this to be the last Will and Testament of William Logie a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant in the thirty-fourth Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry deceased and that you are one of the Executors therein named and that you will faithfully execute the said Will by paying debts and legacies of the said deceased so far as his Effects will extend, and the Law oblige you and that you will cause all the said Effects to be appraised and make a true and perfect inventory of them and exhibit the same unto the Honorable the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal within six months from this day and that you will likewise render a true and just account of this your Executorship and deliver the same unto the same Court on or before the First day of March which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.

      Sworn at Saugor the first day )

      of March in the year of our Lord)

      So help you God

      Samuel Athill Lyons

      Lieut. 34 N.I.

      one thousand eight hundred ) .
      and twenty-eight by the above )
      named S.A. Lyons Before me )
      Mark Carter Webber
      Comm.

      In the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal Ecclesiastical File.

      In the Goods of William Logie deceased.

      Charles Jackson Doveton a Lieutenant Colonel in the thirty-eighth Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry at present stationed and residing at Saugor in Bundelaand maketh Oath and Saith that the paper writing herein ________ and marked with the letter "A" is as THE _______ verify believes the last Will and Testament of the above named William Logie late a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant in the thirty-fourth Regiment of Bengel Native Infantry deceased and that he this DID WRITE THE SAID Will at the desire and from the dictation of the said Testator after reading it over did approve and Sign and Seal the same as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of this and this 'FURTHER SAITH THAT THE SAID William Logie the Testator at the time of his so executing the said will was of sound mind and understanding and appeared perfectly to comprehend the contents thereof and the LASTLY SAITH THAT THE SAID William Logie who was in this lifetime a British subject hath lately departed this life at Sangor in the East Indies leaving Effects within the Jurisdiction of this Honorable Court to be administered.

      Sworn the first day of) March 1828 before me )

      signed:
      Mark Carter Webber

      C.J. Doveton, Lt. Col. 38th Regt. N. I

      Film #510913 Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
      Country. India Presidency of: Bengal Testamentary Records Wills 1828 Parts 1 & 2
      India Office Records Commonwealth Office
    Person ID I10080  7_families
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2006 

    Father James Logie,   b. 6 Aug 1761, Redhall, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1815, Surat, Gujarat, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gordon,   b. Jul 1756, Gordon Castle, Speymouth, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1850, Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married 1779  Speymouth, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F1209  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Sophia Arnold,   b. Abt 1786, Of, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1824, Saugor, , Madhya Pradesh, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1807  Cawnpore, United Provinces, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Children 
    +1. Sophia Logie,   b. 1809, , Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1840, Bellie, Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Charles Arnold Logie,   b. Abt 1812, Of, , Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Charlotte Logie,   b. Abt 1818, , , India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1893, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +4. Cosmo Gordon Logie,   b. Abt 1821, Of, , Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1886, Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +5. Marian Logie,   b. 1824, , Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1853, Bellie, Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F4859  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1781-1782 - Boat O' Bog, Moray, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 18 Aug 1782 - Speymouth, Morayshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Aug 1807 - Cawnpore, United Provinces, Bengal, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1828 - Saugor, , Madhya Pradesh, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1828 - Saugor, , Madhya Pradesh, India Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Old cottages at Redhall - Home to many Logie's
    Old cottages at Redhall - Home to many Logie's
    Redhall is a farm located near the Gordon Castle in Morayshire, Scotland.

    Documents
    Lt. Col. Commandant William Logie
    Lt. Col. Commandant William Logie
    Gordon Castle area of Morayshire, Scotland.
    Gordon Castle area of Morayshire, Scotland.

    Histories
    Lt. Col. William Logie's Will
    Lt. Col. William Logie's Will

  • Sources 
    1. [S673] India - Military Records, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Film #845177).

    2. [S673] India - Military Records, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Film #845177), William Logie, son of James Logie and Elizabeth Gordon of Boat of Bog, Speymouth Parish, Scotland (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S578] List of the officers of the Bengal army, 1758-1834 : alphabetically arranged and annotated with biographical and genealogical notices, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Book #942 M23h), 74 - 75: William Logie born 10 Aug. 1781, Speymouth, Elgin, Scotland. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S580] Will of Lt. Col. Commandant William Logie, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant William Logie, (online ), William Logie was born 1781 Redhall, Boat-of-Bog, Moray, Scotland (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S581] Bengal wills and administrations, 1774-1937; indexes 1774-1909, Bengal (Presidency). High Court of Judicature, (Salt Lake City [Utah] : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967. Film #510930), William Logie born 1781, Redhall, Boat-of-Bog, Moray, Scotland (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S673] India - Military Records, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Film #845177), William Logie, buried Saugor, India (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S673] India - Military Records, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Film #845177), William Logie, died Saugor 13 Jan 1828 (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S578] List of the officers of the Bengal army, 1758-1834 : alphabetically arranged and annotated with biographical and genealogical notices, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Book #942 M23h), 74 - 75: William Logie died at Saugor, 13 Jan. 1828. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S548] Letter - From Marsha Fu to Lee Drew - 19 Nov 1991, Marsha Fu, (19 Nov 1991).

    10. [S583] The Gordon's of Laggan, John Malcolm Bulloch, (Banff, The Banffshire Journal Office, The Banffshire Field Club, 1907), Elizabeth Gordon, sister of Cosmo Gordon, married James Logie, who lived and died at the Boat of Bog, Scotland (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S578] List of the officers of the Bengal army, 1758-1834 : alphabetically arranged and annotated with biographical and genealogical notices, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Book #942 M23h), 74 - 75: William Logie married Elizabeth Sophia Arnold in Cawnpore, 29 Aug. 1807. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S673] India - Military Records, Hodson, V. C. P, (London : Phillimore, 1927-1947. FHL Film #845177), William Logie & Elizabeth Sophia Arnold, married 29 Aug 1807 (Reliability: 4).