Biography of P. F. Osborn
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Osborn, P. F., was born in Cattaraugus county, N. Y., April 10, 1846. He is the second child of a family of five children, born to Roswell and Emily J. (Arnold) Osborn, natives of Cayuga county, N. Y., and early settlers of Cattaraugus county, The father died in Wisconsin during a short residence in that State in 1886, at the age of sixtyeight years. The mother still resides in Ontario Centre. Mr. P. F. Osborn was reared in the village of Sandusky, N. Y., and there educated. He was a carpenter by trade, although he had spent six years in the oil regions. In 1883 Mr. Osborn came to Ontario Centre and engaged in the mercantile business, where he has been very successful. Mr. Osborn is a Republican in politics. He is a member of the Webster Lodge No. 538, F. & A. M., and Palmyra Eagle Chapter No. 79, R. A. M. Mr. Osborn was married twice, first, in 1869 to Augusta Ely, a native of Rushford, N. Y. By this marriage he had one child, Ernest. who died at the age of five years. Mrs. Osborn died in 1872, and in 1879 he married B. Agnes Sweeney, a native of Cattaraugus county. By his second marriage he had one son, Homer S., born in 1885.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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