Henry Wood Osborn

27 October 1833–15 October 1912 (Age 78)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry Wood

When Henry Wood Osborn was born on 27 October 1833, in Scott, Virginia, United States, his father, John C. Osborne, was 31 and his mother, Mary Corder, was 31. He married Atelia Ann Gibson on 16 June 1861, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Floyd Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 15 October 1912, in Copper Creek, Russell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dungannon, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wood Osborn
Atelia Ann Gibson
Marriage: 16 June 1861
Alice M Osborne
Henry Osborne
Charles Hagan Osborne
Elizabeth Osborne
Robert Kemper Osborne

Spouse and Children

16 June 1861
Scott, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Corder




    Jonathan Osborn


    Elijah Osborn


    Rebecca Elizabeth Osborne




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 11

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 28

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry W Osborne, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Osborn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Osborn in household of John Osborn, "United States Census, 1850"

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