Warren Bates Osgood (February 5, 1844-August 17, 1880).
Osgood was a Methodist minster who put himself through his theological education by working as a school teacher in various towns around Illinois. His first sermon was preached in Berlin, IL. Married Elizabeth J. Kelley in 1873. Had one daughter, Gertrude.
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