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Orlando M. Bosworth
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1825
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1884
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA

O. M. Bosworth was born in Summit county, Ohio, April 19th, 1825. His father, J. B. Bosworth, was born in Rhode Island, March 6th, 1790; his vocation was that of a millwright. At the age of twenty he was married to Miss Lucinda Hopkins. She was born in Connecticut October 14th, 1792. The fruits of that marriage was a family of eleven children, of whom only five are now living. Mr. Bosworth served as musician in the army during the war of 1812. After the war he returned home. Soon after his marriage he settled in Otsego county, New York; from there he moved to Summit county, Ohio, where he resided for a few years, and then moved to Pittsburg, Pa. While on a visit to Peoria in September, 1850, he was taken ill with the cholera, and died; his wife is still living. O. M. Bosworth received his early education in the common schools of Ohio. In 1850 he made a trip to Texas, and in January, 1851, he started from New Orleans, by steamer, for California, where he remained two years, and then returned by way of New York, where he attended the World's Fair. On February 5th, 1853, he married Miss Ann Applegate. They have a family of two children. In 1846 he enlisted in the ordnance department for during the Mexican war, when, peace being declared, he received an honorable discharge and returned home. At present he is residing on his farm near Littleton, engaged in agricultural pursuits. Politically, he is a staunch republican.

SOURCE: "BIOGRAPHIES OF OLD SCHUYLER COUNTY SETTLERS" (written between 1872 and 1878).
[link] http://genealogytrails.com/ill/schuyler/oldsettlersbio1.html#10
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1861 Militia Roll

[link] http://genealogytrails.com/ill/schuyler/CivilWar-1861MilitiaRollCensus1.html#bosworth
 
 
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 Children:
  James M. Bosworth (____ - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ae 59y 6m 17d, h/o E.A.
 
Burial:
Bethany Cemetery
Littleton
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kathy Merris Mills
Record added: Jul 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20297990
Orlando M. Bosworth
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