Biography of J. O. Sawin
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Sawin, J. O., Stockholm, was born in Potsdam, April 25, 1845. His father was Philander Sawin, who came to Potsdam when a young man, and here married Esther, daughter of Anthony Thompson. To Mr. Sawin and wife were born two children; J. P., and Jane, wife of William C. Wait, of Stockholm. Mr. Sawin was a mechanic by trade. He died in August, 1847, and his wife August 8, 1877. J. P. Sawin was a mere child when his father died, and he was reared by his grandfather, Anthony Thompson. He received a common school education, and early in life engaged in farming, which he has since made his occupation, owning at present 250 acres in Stockholm. Mr. Sawin has been twice married; first to Anna A. Davis, a native of Stockholm and daughter of Bradley Davis, They had one child, Riley, who died aged nine years. Mrs. Sawin died July 2, 1874, and he married second Lois P. Munson, a native of Stockholm and daughter of Henry Munson of that place. In politics our subject is a Republican. He has held the office of highway commissioner over seven years; is a member of the I. O. O. F., Winthrop Lodge No. 620, and of the P. of H., Stockholm Depot Lodge No. 538, Mr. Sawin is a Universalist, and the fainily attend and support that church.

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