DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH OSBURN

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                               Don Norman

 

1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Joseph Osburn was born about 1770 and died in Barbour County VA

about 1845. He married Rhoda Romine September 22, 1796, Frederick

County, VA. In 1822, Joseph purchased land on Gnatty Creek in Barbour

County VA.

    Rhoda died about 1841. Joseph married Mary (Grim) Bright August 20,

1842.

 

Children of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn.

 

  2.  (1). Philip                  b.       1793

         m. Ruth Ware

 

  3.  (2). Margaret                b.       1797   d.       1876

         m. ------ Sims

         m. John William German

 

  4.  (3). Archibald               b.       1798   d.       1858

         m. elizabeth Means

 

  5.  (4). Nancy                   b.       1799   d.       1856

         m. John Ward

 

  6.  (5). Joseph, Jr.             b.       1802   d.       1890

         m. Mariah Means

 

  7.  (6). Aquilla                 b.       1807   d.       1885

         m. Margaret McCally

 

  8.  (7). Wilson                  b.       1809   d.       1867

         m. Suannah Starcher

 

  9.  (8). Jacob                   b.       1812   d.       1892

         m. Rachel Farnsworth

         m. Elizabeth Slaven Sprinston

 

2.PHILIP OSBORN    1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Philip Osborn, a son of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn, was born

in PA in 1793. He married Ruth Ware. Ruth was born in VA about 1798.

 

Known children of Philip and Ruth (Ware) Osborn.

 

 10.  (1). Nancy                   b.c.     1828

 

 11.  (2). Howard                  b.c.     1830

 

 12.  (3). William                 b.c.     1832

 

 13.  (4). John                    b.c.     1834

 

 14.  (5). Harrison                b.c.     1836

 

 15.  (6). Harvey                  b.c.     1839

 

 16.  (7). Rebecca A.              b.c.     1841

 

 17.  (8). Laban                   b.c.     1845

 

 

4.ARVHIBALD OSBURN   1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Archibald Osburn, a son of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn, was

born in VA about 1798 and died in Lewis County VA in 1858. He married

Elizabeth Means. elizabeth was born in VA about 1805.

 

Known children of Archibald and Elziabeth (Means) Osburn.

 

 18.  (1). elizabeth               b.c.     1835

 

 19.  (2). Rebecca                 b.c.     1836

 

 20.  (3). Andrew                  b.c.     1840

 

 21.  (4). Rhuhama                 b.c.     1842

 

6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.     1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Joseph Osburn Jr., a son of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn, was

born in VA in 1802 and die in Lewis County WV in 1890. He married Mariah

Means. Mariah was born in VA 1bout 1811.

 

Children of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means) Osburn.

 

 22.  (1). Robert                  b.       1826   d.       1849

         m. Sophia Lovell 1847

 

 23.  (2). Joseph                  b.       1827   d.       1909

         m. Harriet Johnson

 

 24.  (3). Eda                     b.       1829

         m. John J. Hinzman

         m. James J. Morrison

 

 25.  (4). Lucinda                 b.       1830   d.       1865

         m. Charles West  1857

 

 26.  (5). Mary                    b.       1834   d.       1919

         m. William Hurst

         m. Georgre Washington Alexander

 

 27.  (6). Malinda                 b.       1836   d.       1845

 

 28.  (7). Granville               b.       1840   d.       1867

         m. Rebecca Amm Steel

 

 29.  (8). William                 b.       1840   d.       1864

         m. Rulina West

 

 30.  (9). Marshall                b.       1842   d.       1919

         m. Clarissa Springston

 

 31. (10). John                    b.       1845   d.       1921

         m. Sara Sprouse

         m. Charity Coplin

 

 32. (11). Sophia Ladona           b.       1850   d.       1880

         m. Washington Sprouse

 

7.AQUILLA OSBURN   1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Aquilla Osburn, a son of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn, was born

in VA about 1807 and died in Upshur County WV in 1885. He married

Margaret McCally. Margaret was born in VA abouut 1815.

 

Children of Aquilla and Margaret (McCally) Osburn.

 

 33.  (1). Susannah                b.c.     1851

 

 34.  (2). John O.C.               b.c.     1855

 

 35.  (3). Mandeville              b.c.     1857

 

8.WILSON OSBURN   1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Wilson Osburn, a son of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn, was born

in VA in 1809 and died in WV in 1867. He married Suanna Starcher October

23, 1834. Susanna, a daughter of John and Jane (Radcliff) Starcher, was

born about 1817.

 

Known children of Wilson and Susanna (Starcher) Osburn.

 

 36.  (1). Edward W.               b.c.     1856

 

9.JACOB OSBOURNE   1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Jacob Osburne, a son of Joseph and Rhoda (Romine) Osburn, was born

in VA in 1812 and died in Gilmer County WV in 1892. He married Rachel

Farnsworth. Rachel was born in VA about 1816 and died in Gilmer County

VA (WV) between 1850 and 1860. Jacob married Elizabeth (Slaven)

Springston about 1861. Elizaberh was born in VA about 1820.

 

Known children of Jacob and Rachel (Farnsworth) Osbourne.

 

 37.  (1). Abigail                 b.c.     1834

         m. James Maxwell Sep 14 1859

 

 38.  (2). John                    b.c.     1836

 

 39.  (3). Catherine               b.c.     1847

 

Children of ------ and Elizabeth (Slaven) Springston.

 (Step children of Jacob Osbourne.)

 

 40.  (1). Sarah                   b.c.     1852

 

 41.  (2). Lydia                   b.c.     1854

 

Child of Jacob and Elizabeth (Slaven) [Springston] Osbourne.

 

 42.  (1). Victoria                b.c.     1862

 

25.LUCINDA OSBURN    6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.     1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Lucinda Osburn, a daughter of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means) Osburn,

was born in VA in 1830 and died in 1865. She married Charles West in

1857. Charles West, a son of Christian and Mary (Reid) West, was born in

Lewis County VA (WV) about 1835.

 

Known children of Charles and Lucinda West.

 

 43.  (1). Christina B.           b.c.     1859

 

 

26.MARY OSBURN    6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.     1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Mary Osburn, a daughter of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means) Osburn, was

born in VA in 1834 and died in 1919. She married William Hurst. William,

a son of John and Winna Hurst, was born in VA about 1826 and died before

1857.

    Mary married George Washington Alexander in Lewis County VA October

4, 1857. George, a son of Vincent and Mary (Winans) Alexander, was born

in VA in 1835 and died in 1890.

    The family moved from Lewis County WV to MO about 1868.

 

Known children of William and Mary (Osborn) Hurst.

 

 44.  (1). Harriet L.              b.c.     1853

 

 45.  (2). Armeda C.               b.c.     1855

 

Children of George Washington and Mary (Osborn) [Hurst] Alexander.

 

 46.  (1). Isabella V.             b.       1858   d.       1879

 

 47.  (2). Vincent                 b.       1860   d.       1861

 

 48.  (3). Amy S.                  b.       1861   d.       1879

 

 49.  (4). Winfield Scott          b.       1863   d.       1878

 

 50.  (5). Ulysses Grant           b.       1864   d.       1940

         m. Martha Kilmer

 

 51.  (6). Emery Elsworth          b.       1866   d.       1940

         m. Gertie Cavitt

 

 52.  (7). Emily                   b.       1869   d.       1932)

         m. Thomas Marriott

 

 53.  (8). Mary Alice              b.       1870   d.       1905

         m. Marshall McDonald

 

 54.  (9). George W.               b.       1873   d.       1885

 

 55. (10). Estella                b.       1875   d.       1890

 

 

29.WILLIAM HENRY OSBORNE  6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.    1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    William Henry Osborne, a son of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means)

Osburn, was born in 1840 and was killed in the Civil War Battle of

Winchester, VA September 19, 1864.  He married Rulina West. Rulina, a

daughter of Christian and Mary (Reid) West, was born November 13, 1841

and  died of tuberculosis in 1867.

    William was a Corporal in Co C 10th W.Va. Volunteer Infantry

(USA).

 

Children of William Henry and Rulina (West) Osborne.

 

 56.  (1). William Mcclellan

 

 57.  (2). Charles Henry           b.Jan 11 1865   d.Feb  7 1945

         m.Cordelia Florence Wiseman Nov 18 1885

 

30.MARSHALL OSBURN    6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.     1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Marshall Osburn, a son of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means) Osburn, was

born in VA in 1842 and died in 1919. He married Clarissa Springston.

Clarissa was born in VA about 1846.

    The family is listed in the 1870 Lewis County WV census and in the

1880 Gilmer County WV census.

 

Known children of Marshall and Clarissa (Springston) Osburn.

 

 58.  (1). Virginia E.             b.       1863

 

 59.  (2). Jospeh W.               b.c.     1866

 

 60.  (3). Francis                 b.c.     1868

 

 61.  (4). Jacob J.                b.c.     1870

 

 62.  (5). Salathiel               b.c.     1873

 

 63.  (6). Oretta lee              b.c.     1875

 

 64.  (7). Joanna                  b.c.     1877

 

31.JOHN OSBURN  6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.     1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    John Osburn, a son of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means) Osburn, was born

in Lewis County VA (WV) in 1845 and died in 1921. He married Sara

Sprouse. Sara was born about 1850. His second wife was Charity Coplin.

 

Known children of John and Sara (Sprouse) Osburn.

 

 65.  (1). Louisa P.               b.c.     1869

 

 66.  (2). William                 b.       1870

 

32.SOPHIA LAONA OSBURN    6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.     1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

    Sophia Ladona Osburn, a daughter of Joseph Jr. and Mariah (Means)

Osburn, was born in Lewis County VA in 1850 and died in 1880. She

married Washington Sprouse.

 

Knwon children of Washington and Sophia Ladona (Osburn) Sprouse.

 

 67.  (1). Flornec M.              b.c.     1869

 

 68.  (2). Willy                   b.c.     1870

 

57.CHARLES HENRY OSBORNE  29.WILLIAM HENRY OSBORNE  6.JOSEPH OSBURN JR.

  1.JOSEPH OSBURN

 

   Charles henry Osborne, a son of William Henry and Rulina (West)

Osborne, was born in Lewis County WV January 11, 1865 and died

February 7, 1945.  He married Cordelia Florence Wiseman November 8,

1885.  Cordelia, a daughter of Benjamin and Dorcas (Moon) Wiseman, was

born in Barbour County VA (WV) January 1, 1863 and died January 27,

1944.

 

Children of Charles Henry and Cordelia Florence (Wiseman) Osborne.

 

 69.  (1). Stata                   b.       1886

 

 70.  (2). Vesti                   b.       1888

 

 71.  (3). Estella                 b.       1890

 

 72.  (4). Brennie                 b.       1892

 

 73.  (5). Holly                   b.       1900

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" p.213,278

"Lewis County WV, Her People and Places", 2000, pp.153,154

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Rawleigh Alexander", "Descendnats of Jacob

Starcher", "Descdndants of Anthony West"

1850, 1860 Harrison County VA census

1850, 1860, 1870 Lewis County VA (WV) census

1870, 1880 Gilmer County WV census