At almost 93 Frank Jones, above, was the oldest resident of Osceola in 1951. He was born in a log cabin in southwest Troy township and had been a county resident most of his life. He had lived in Osceola continuously since 1912. His interesting personal history included a trip by covered wagon across the plains in '64.

Source: Osceola Centennial Issue...1851 to 1951, Osceola Sentinel, August 2, 1951, Section 8, p. 4.

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