Shelton Charles Osborn

1824–after 1880 (Age 56)
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Shelton Charles

When Shelton Charles Osborn was born in 1824, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Zina Osborn, was 28 and his mother, Elvira Hall, was 28. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. He died after 1880, in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57.

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Zina Osborn
Elvira Hall
Shelton Charles Osborn
Lewis H Osborn
Almira Osborn
Alonzo L. Osborn
Thomas Emanuel Osborn

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 8

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Osborne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Osborn in household of Zina Osborn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Shelton C Osborne in household of Zina Osborne, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1850; Census Place: Henry, Illinois;

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