John Osborn

Brief Life History of John

When John Osborn was born on 30 January 1849, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Jesse Osborne, was 25 and his mother, Phillis Sapp, was 27. He married Nancy Ashley on 10 January 1870, in Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Winters, Yolo, California, United States in 1910 and Cozad, Dawson, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 1 February 1929, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oconto, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Osborn
Nancy Ashley
Marriage: 10 January 1870
James Porter Osborn
Laura Osborn
Joseph Green Osborn
John S Osborn
Robert John Osborn
Charles Willam Osborne

Sources (15)

  • John Osborn in household of Joseph Osborn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Orsborn, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • John Osborn, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.


Historical Boundaries: 1850: Yolo, California, United States

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Osborne .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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