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O. G. Scrivens
Born 1817
O. G. SCRIVENS, farmer, Secs. 5 and 8; P.O. Langworthy; born in Bradford Co., Penn., in 1817; came to Jones Co. in June, 1856; owns 120 acres. Wife's maiden name was Clarinda Wiggins, a native, also, of Pennsylvania; they were married in their native State; have had nine children, five are living—Mary Ellen, Charles Mathias, John Wesley, Matilda and William H. Of his four children that are dead, one, a daughter, aged 16, was frozen to death. Mr. S., his oldest daughter and one of his sons are members of the M.E. Church. Mr. Scrivens is a Republican.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 634.

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