Joseph Chappel Oborn

26 September 1810–29 October 1856 (Age 46)
Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Chappel

When Joseph Chappel Oborn was born on 26 September 1810, in Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Chappel, was 43 and his mother, Ann Obourn, was 41. He married Maria Stradling on 11 July 1830, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Walcot, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Widcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 29 October 1856, in Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Chappel Oborn
1810–1856
Maria Stradling
1811–1882
Marriage: 11 July 1830
Eliza Stradling Oborn
1825–1908
Joseph Oborn
1831–1831
Frederick Oborn
1833–1834
Henry Oborne
1835–1891
Edward Oborn
1838–1841
George Oborn
1840–1843
John Oborn Sr
1843–1915

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1830Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Children

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    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1815
    Age 5
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 15
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): habitational name chiefly from Oborne in Dorset, or perhaps occasionally from Howbourne Farm in Hadlow Down, Sussex, Woburn in Bedfordshire, Woburn Park in Surrey, or Wooburn in Buckinghamshire. The placenames derive from Old English wōh ‘twisted, crooked’ + burna ‘spring, stream’, except Wooburn in Buckinghamshire, which is of uncertain etymology.English (of Norman origin): perhaps from the Middle English personal name Obern, an Anglo-Norman French form of Osbern (see Osborne ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Osborne

    Story Highlight

    Joseph Oborn

    Joseph Oborn was born at Gillingham , England September 26, 1811. He was a laboring man and subsequently went to Bath and in course of time was married to Maria Stradling at Bristal in St Paul’s Churc …

    Sources (33)

    • Joseph Oborn, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Joseph Osborn in entry for Eliza Suter, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Joseph O'Born in household of Thomas Hayes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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