The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Oglethorpe, James Edward
English general, born in London; served in the Marlborough wars, sat in Parliament for several years, conceived the founding of a colony for debtors in prison, and founded Georgia; returning to England, fought against the Pretender, and died in Essex (1696-1785).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Oglethorpe, James Edward'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/oglethorpe-james-edward.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.