BOSWORTH Family HIstory

BOSWORTH, Joseph P (JOS P), proprietor Bosworth House; P O Metamora; was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, November 25, 1803. He was raised a farmer; married November 12, 1826, to Miss Bertha Barns, who was born in Plymouth, Connecticut,  September  18, 1791. They had eight children, the following of whom are living —Catherine, Angeline, Mills H, Alphonzo, Mary E and Dwight.  In 1842, he removed to the State of New York, and four years later to Erie County, Pennsylvania, where he engaged in  the  hotel  business  and  farming. Here he resided until 1858, when he removed to Wright County, Minnesota, and engaged in farming.  His wife died here January 9, 1869.   In 1872, he went to Blue Earth County, Minnesota, remaining there until his removal to Metamora, in January, 1876.  He was married November 26, 1875, to Mrs Dorcas N Davis, who was born in Oxford County, Maine, February 14, 1829.   Her maiden name was Kneeland.  She has three children — Ruth L, Samuel S, and Warren F

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