Person:John Osborn (27)

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John Osborn
b.est 1620
  • HJohn Osbornest 1620 - 1686
  • WAnn Oldageest 1625 - 1689
m. 19 May 1645
  1. John Osborn1645/6 -
  2. Ann Osborn1647 - 1682
  3. Mary Osborn1655 - 1689
  4. Sarah Osborn1657 -
  5. Hannah Osborn1657 - 1715
  6. Esther Osborn1662 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] John Osborn
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] est 1620 Estimate based on date of marriage.
Marriage 19 May 1645 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Ann Oldage
Will[5] 14 Oct 1686 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesWitness : Jacob Drake, Mary Drake.
Death[1][2][3][4][5] 27 Oct 1686 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[5] 25 Nov 1686 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States£315-17-06. Taken by Henry Wolcott, Jacob Drake, Daniel Hayden.
Probate[5] 3 Mar 1686/87 Will proved.
Founders of Windsor, CT
Windsor was the first permanent English settlement in Connecticut. Local indians granted Plymouth settlers land at the confluence of the Farmington River and the west side of the Connecticut River, and Plymouth settlers (including Jonathan Brewster, son of William) built a trading post in 1633. But the bulk of the settlement came in 1635, when 60 or more people led by Reverend Warham arrived, having trekked overland from Dorchester, Massachusetts. Most had arrived in the New World five years earlier on the ship "Mary and John" from Plymouth, England. The settlement was first called Dorchester, and was renamed Windsor in 1637.

See: Stiles History of Ancient Windsor - Thistlewaite's Dorset Pilgrims - Wikipedia entry

Loomis homestead, oldest in CT.
Settlers at Windsor by the end of 1640, per the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor: Abbot - Alford - S. Allen - M. Allyn - Barber - Bartlett - M. (Barrett) (Huntington) Stoughton - Bascomb - Bassett - Benett - Birge - Bissell - Branker - Brewster - Buckland - Buell - Carter - Chappel - D. Clarke - J. Clarke - Cooke - Cooper - Denslow - Dewey - Dibble - Dumbleton - Drake - Dyer - Eels - Eggleston - Filley - Ford - Foulkes - Fyler - Gaylord - Francis Gibbs - William Gilbert - Jere. Gillett - Jon. Gillett - N. Gillett - Grant - Gridley - E. Griswold - M. Griswold - Gunn - Hannum - Hawkes - Hawkins - Hayden - Haynes - Hill - Hillier - Holcombe - Holmes - Holt - Hosford - Hoskins - Hoyte - Hubbard - Huit - Hulbert - Hull - Hurd - Hydes - Loomis - Ludlow - Lush - Marshfield - A. Marshall - T. Marshall - Mason - M. (Merwin) (Tinker) Collins - M. Merwin - Mills - Moore - Newberry - Newell - Oldage - Orton - Osborn - Palmer - Parsons - Parkman - Pattison - Phelps - Phelps - Phillips - Pinney - Pomeroy - Pond - Porter - Preston - Rainend - Randall - Rawlins - Reeves - J. Rockwell - W. Rockwell - B. Rossiter - St. Nicholas - Saltonstall - Samos - M. Sension (St. John) – R. Sension - Sexton - Staires - Starke - F. StilesH. Stiles - J. StilesT. Stiles - Stoughton - Stuckey - Talcott - E. Taylor - J. Taylor - Terry - Thornton - Thrall - Tilley - Tilton - Try - F. (Clark) (Dewey) (Phelps) - Vore - Warham - Weller - Whitehead - A. Williams - J. Williams - R. Williams - Wilton - Winchell - Witchfield - Wolcott - Young
Current Location: Hartford County, Connecticut   Parent Towns: Dorchester, Massachusetts   Daughter Towns: Windsor Locks; South Windsor; East Windsor; Ellington; Bloomfield

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 John Osborn, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:318.

    "John (Osborn), Windsor, m. 19 May 1645, Ann, only ch. of Richard Oldage, had John, b. 10 Jan. 1646; Ann, 15 Jan. 1648; Nathaniel, 10 Mar. 1650; Samuel, 25 July 1652, d. soon; Mary, 16 Apr. 1655; Hannah, 18 Dec. 1657; Samuel, again, 8 May 1660; Esther, 9 Aug. 1662; Isaac, 28 Sept. 1664, d. at 9 yrs.; and Sarah, 8 Feb. 1667. He d. 27 Oct. 1686, when were liv. beside John, Nathaniel, and Samuel, all the ds. exc. Ann, wh. m. 12 Nov. 1663, Humphrey Prior, and had left two s.; Mary, m. 22 Oct. 1674, Josiah Owen; Hannah, m. Elias Shadduck, and next, m. 6 Mar. 1678, Benjamin Eggleston."

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 John Osborn, in Stiles, Henry R. History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut (1892): including East Windsor, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Windsor Locks and Ellington, 1635-1891. (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1892), 2:.

    "John Osborn), by trad, of Welsh origin; m. Ann (dau. Richard) Oldage, 19 May, 1645, who d. 28 Aug., 1689; he sett, in E. W., wh. he is said to have owned nearly 1,000 acres, bd. N. by the orig. Bancroft lot, S. by the Orig. Stiles lot, W. by the Conn., and running back easterly from the river three miles; he d. 27 Oct., 1686."

  3. Windsor Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 210.

    "Osborn, … John, Sr., d. Oct. 27, 1686 [Col. D:56]"
    "Osborn, … John, Sr., d. Oct. 27, 1686 [1:48]"

  4. Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1638-1925, p. 5.

    John Osband, Senr dyed oct 27th 1686 (Bk I p. Forty-Eight)

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 John Osborn, sen., in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, 1:345.

    "Probate Records. Vol. IV, 1677 to 1687. Page 249-50

    Osborn, John sen., Windsor. Died 27 October, 1686. Invt. £315-17-06. Taken 25 November, 1686, by Henry Wolcott, Jacob Drake, Daniel Hayden. Will dated 14 October, 1686.

    I John Osborn sen. of Windsor do make this my last Will & Testament: I give to my wife Ann Osborn my personal and real Estate during her natural life, except that parcell of Land only that I now improve at Namerick which I give to my son John, Within a year and a day after my decease. I give to my son Samuel my now dwelling house and Lands adjoyning, after mine and my wive's decease, he paying to his brothers and sisters such legacies as hereinafter shall be expressed. I give to my son Nathaniel that part of my house lott west side of Connecticut River, east of the Town Street, bounded North by John Gaylord Jr., south by Robert Watson, East by Isaac Pinney's Meadow, after the decease of my wife and myself. I give to my gr. son Daniel Prior my Wood lott above Namerick, bounded south by Jacob Drake, and £10. My son Samuel to pay his four sisters, Mary, Hanna, Ester & Sarah, £10 to Each. Samuel to pay my gr. child Hana Shadduck £5 in case she abide with my wife until 18 years of age or till my wives decease. I constitute my wife Ann sole Executrix, and desire Jacob Drake, Daniel Hayden & Nathaniel Gaylord to be Overseers.

    JOHN X OSBORN SEN.

    Witness: Jacob Drake, Mary Drake.

    Court Record, Page 128—3 March, 1686-7: Will Proven."