John Nelson Osborne

5 October 1860–11 September 1927 (Age 66)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John Nelson

When John Nelson Osborne was born on 5 October 1860, in Illinois, United States, his father, James Carroll Osborne, was 24 and his mother, Eliza Mariah Phillips, was 22. He married Emma Ozbun on 27 November 1884, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Pratt, Kansas, United States in 1895. He died on 11 September 1927, in Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Murrayville Cemetery, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Nelson Osborne
1860–1927
Emma Ozbun
1866–1953
Marriage: 27 November 1884
Nettie Adelia Osborne
1886–1952
Lennie Alma Osborne
1888–1974
Robert Lewis Osborne
1900–1982
Hilda Lucile Osborne
1903–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1884
Greene, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Henry Casey Or Caney Osborne

    Male1859–1942Male

    Male1860–1927Male

    Benjamin Franklin Osborne

    Male1862–1929Male

    Harvey U. Osborne

    Male1864–1937Male

    Martha Osborne

    Female1864–1882Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Ásbjorn, composed of the elements ás ‘god’ + björn ‘bear’. This was established in England before the Conquest, in the late Old English form Ōsbern, and was later reinforced by Norman Osbern. The surname Osborne has also been widely established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J N Osborne, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • John Osborne, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John N Osborne, "United States Census, 1920"

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