Osborn, Chauncey a Presbyterian minister, was born in Berkshire, Tioga County, N. Y., Aug. 1, 1811. He was educated in Western Reserve College, Hudson, Ohio; studied divinity in the theological seminary of Hudson, Ohio; was licensed by Portage Presbytery, and ordained pastor of the Church in Farmington, Ohio, in 1842. He labored successively at Grand Blanc Brighton, Byron, Livonia, and Dearbornsville — all in the state of Michigan. He died Nov.
30, 1866. Mr. Osborn was a diligent and faithful home missionary, singularly punctual and systematic in his studies and habits, and never wearying in his labor of love. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1868, p. 222. (J. L. S.)