Biography of Amos Osborn
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Osborn, Amos, of Hoosick Falls, is the second son of David Osborn, a native of the adjacent town of Pittstown. The latter spent most of his life at Hoosick, being a large and successful farmer. His death occurred in 1881 at seventy four years of age. Amos Osborn was born at West Hoosick and has always been engaged in farming here, owning about 200 acres. He is a descendant of an old local family; his grandfather, John Osborn, a very early settler, came here from Boston. He inherits the sterling qualities of his forefathers and occupies an honored place among the citizens of his town. He married in 1861 Mary Rowland, daughter of William Rowland. Their son, Frank, married Eveline Smith of Pittstown, and Estella, the daughter, is at home.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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