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Lyman Osborn
Born May 26, 1827
LYMAN OSBORN, farmer, Clay Twp., Sec. 31; P.O. Onslow; born May 26, 1827, in Orleans Co., N.Y.; in 1848, came to Wisconsin; in 1867, he came to Jones Co.; he owns 160 acres of land. He enlisted in 1864, in Co. I, 47th Wis. V.I.; served to the end of the war. Married Mary Asher in 1849; she was born in 1833, in NewYork; died May 26, 1870; have five children—Ellen M., now Mrs. Reade; Orrin, Merritt, Frank and Lucy. Second marriage to Mrs. Page November 13, 1876; she was born in New York; she has two children by a former marriage—Eddie and William. Republican; Presbyterian.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 703.

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