Rebecca Ann Osborn

15 October 1842–8 September 1920 (Age 77)
Nauvoo Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Ann

When Rebecca Ann Osborn was born on 15 October 1842, in Nauvoo Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, David Osborn, was 35 and her mother, Cynthia Butler, was 30. She married Richard Thorne on 25 December 1858, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 September 1920, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Thorne
Rebecca Ann Osborn
Marriage: 25 December 1858
Harriet Ann Thorn
Cynthia Marie Thorn
William Richard Thorn
Sarah Lester Thorn
David Ashal Thorn
Hyrum Thorne
Adeline Barbara Thorn
Milton Jefferson Thorne
Margaret Estella Thorn
Rebecca Jane Thorn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1858Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Osborne .

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

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    Story Highlight

    My History by Nancy Margaret Osborn Nielsen

    I have heard my father explain when I was 3 and 1/2 years old to his children and friends so much about the trials that they passed through. We lived five miles from Nauvoo and we used to go to …

    Sources (30)

    • Rebecca Thorne, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rebecca Thorne in entry for Mansfield Ellis and Addie Thorne, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
    • Rebbeca Osborne in entry for Annie Thorn Peters, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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