According to the "Hosford Genealogy" (1993, edited by Norman & David Hosford), James Corliss Hosford was b. 1801 in Stockbridge, MA, died 16 Oct 1889 in Birmingham, OH.About 1820 he married Sylvia E. Wheelock, who was b. 1805 and d. 17 June 1880.Both James & Sylvia are buried in the North Ridge Cemetery at Brownhelm, Lorain Co., OH.
James & Sylvia had 12 children, the oldest was Franklyn Harvey, b. 22 Oct 1821 in STockbridge, MA.Franklyn died 27 Jan 1881 in Lowell, Kent Co., MI.On 7 Jan 1846 in Brownhelm, OH, Franklyn married Amelia Anna Dimock, who was b. 6 Apr 1826 in Brownhelm, and died 21 Aug 1870 in Lowell, MI.After Amelia's death, Franklyn married twice more, but there were no children from these marriages and the book doesn't list their names.There are seven children listed for Franklyn & Amelia (all b. in Henrietta, OH), but four died in early childhood.Descendants are listed for the other three.