DEWEY LYMAN, Farmer and Carpenter; Sec. 26; P. O. Creston; born Jan. 20, 1823, in Westfield, Mass.; at three months old his parents moved to Franklin, Portage Co., Ohio; in 1842 went to Oconomowoe, Wis.; from there to Rockton, Winnebago Co., in 1860; in 1863 to White Rock, Ogle Co., in 1865 to Monroe, and here (Linnville Township, Ogle Co., IL.) in 1870; married Aug. 25, 1843, to Miss Mary Osborn, who was born June 14, 1825, at Attica, Genesee Co., N. Y.; have three children --- Emlous, Rush L. and Jennie; all married; owns 280 acres of land, valued at $14,000; Republican; Spiritualist.
The History of Ogle County, Illinois, Containing A History of the County---Its Cities, Towns, Etc., A Biographical Directory of Its Citizens, War Records of Its Volunteers in the Late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, PORTRAITS OF EARLY SETTLERS AND PROMINENT MEN, History of the Northwest, History of Illinois, Map of Ogle County, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, Etc., ILLUSTRATED, Chicago, H. F. Kett & Co., Times Building, 1878, p. 794.