Biography of Oscar Wilkins
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OSCAR WILKINS, of London, was born at Bloomfield, Ontario county, N. Y., April 18, 1817. April 8, 1840, married Amelia M. Pasko, of Chautauqua county, N. Y., who was born in Ira township, N. Y., September 4, 1821. Six children were born to them. In 1843 they came to Michigan. purchased 40 acres of land for speculation, sold the farm the following year and purchased 160 acres in Summit township. In 1865 came to London. locating upon the farm where they now reside. Asa A., oldest son of Mr. Wilkins, enlisted February, 1862, in Co. L, 113th Regt. Penn. Vol. Cav.; was transferred to 12th Penn. Cav.; was taken prisoner at battle of Gettysburg, and died in Andersonville prison, March 17, 1864. Address, London.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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