Ralph Martin Osborn

31 July 1889–March 1970 (Age 80)
Troy Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ralph Martin

When Ralph Martin Osborn was born on 31 July 1889, in Troy Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, his father, Homer Jepthah Osborn, was 32 and his mother, Ada Elizabeth Martin, was 27. He married Alice Celia Howard on 12 January 1915, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died in March 1970, in Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Ralph Martin Osborn
Alice Celia Howard
Marriage: 12 January 1915
Mildred L Osborn
Howard D Osborn
Ruth Lorene Osborn

Spouse and Children

12 January 1915
Fountain, Indiana, United States


    Mildred L Osborn


    Howard D Osborn


    Ruth Lorene Osborn


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Osborn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph M Osborn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph M Osborn, "United States Census, 1930"

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