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George E. Osborn
Born August 29, 1836
GEORGE E. OSBORN, farmer, Madison Twp., Sec. 21; P.O. Wyoming; born August 29, 1836, in Otsego Co., N.Y.; in 1838, came to Bureau Co., Ill., with his parents; in 1861, he came to Jones Co.; owns 160 acres of land. Enlisted in 1862 in Co. K. 24th I.V.I.; served to the end of the war. Has been Township Collector, Assessor, Treasurer, etc. Married Mary E. Sly in 1857; she was born in Chemung Co., N.Y.; they have an adopted son—William. Mrs. Osborn is a member of the M.E. Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 617.


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