Independent Order of Odd Fellows

A lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows was established in Vienna Township in 1872.

The Odd Fellows was, and is, a fraternal benevolent organization dedicated to personal and social betterment.

From History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches (Cleveland, Ohio: H. Z. Williams & Bros., 1882), Volume 2, p. 453:

Trumbull lodge No. 532, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Vienna, Ohio, was instituted July 24, 1872, with the following charter members:

R. H. Law
J. L. Russell
H. H. Carey
J. B. McNaughton
H. Bittaker
George Young
L. Horn
W. Crillman
David Wilson
John P. Rosser
I. A. Beggs
John Bowen
A. C. Burnett
E. E. Folsom

The first officers were I. A. Beggs, N. G.; J. B. McNaughton, V.G.; D. H. Wilson, secretary; J. L. Wilson, permanent secretary; and H. H. Carey, treasurer. The number who have been initiated as members of the lodge since its formation up to March, 1882, is one hundred and five. Fifteen or twenty have also been admitted by card. The number of members in good standing is sixty-two.

Updated 8/13/2020