Person:Jeremiah Osborne (2)

m. 1695
  1. Jeremiah OsborneBEF 1700 - ABT 1766
  • HJeremiah OsborneBEF 1700 - ABT 1766
  • WPhoebe Higgins1703 - 1744
m. BEF 1728
  1. George OsborneABT 1728 - 1783
  2. Jeremiah Osborne, Jr.1730 - AFT 1786
  3. Rev. John OsborneBEF 1735 - 1806
  4. Abigail OsborneBET 1735 AND 1741 -
  5. Phoebe OsborneBET 1735 AND 1745 -
Facts and Events
Name Jeremiah Osborne
Gender Male
Birth? BEF 1700 Elizabethtown, Essex County, New Jersey
Marriage BEF 1728 to Phoebe Higgins
Death? ABT 1766 South Fork of Potomac, Hampshire County, Virginia

Jeremiah Osborne was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 475.--29th May, 1761. William Green, surviving joint tenant of James Wood, William Green and William Russell (by consent of Mary Wood, devisee of James Wood and William Russell, son and heir-at-law of said William) and Ann, his wife, to Jeremiah Ozburn (Osburn), £41.16, on South Fork of South Branch of Potowmack; cor. tract surveyed for Charles Willson, 220 acres, part of tract patented to James, William and William above, 23d October, 1750. Teste: Frederick Kister (see Easter, Hister, &c., above). Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.

Processioning List of 1767/68

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
  • Vol. 2 - Page 443.---1767-1768: Processioned by William Davis, Jno. Roraback, viz: For Henry Caffman, for John Roadaback, for John Woods, for Wm. Shuck, for Jno. Davis, for John Bennet, for Adam Rodeback, for Jeremiah Ozburn, for Charles Willson, for James Dyer.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records: [unless otherwise listed]

  • Page 490.--29th May, 1761. William Green, surviving joint tenant, &c., and Ann to Adam Rutherback, £48, on South Fork, &c., cor. tract laid off for Jeremiah Osburn, 240 acres; also another tract adjoining above, belonging to Mary Wood, containing 200 acres, together part of 2400 acres patented to Wood, Green and Russell, 23d October, 1750. Delivered: A. J. June, 1767.
  • Page 219.--18th November, 1762. Anto. (Antoine) Bogest (Bogard's) will: To wife Anna; to brother Warner Bogard, 1 pistoll. Teste: Jeremiah Osburn, Charles Wolson, John Francklin. Proved, 16th February, 1763, by Osburn and Wolson. Ann qualifies (her mark ), with Chas. Wolson and Jeremiah Osburn
  • Page 420.--18th February, 1775 (heading says 1765, date at end says 1775). John Davis' will, planter. Executrix, wife Elizabeth, all property. Teste: Josiah Davison, John Bannett, Jeremiah Osburn. Proved, 20th August, 1776, by Bannet and Osborn. Elizabeth qualifies.

Information on Jeremiah Osborne

The following source was written about this Jeremiah Osborne:

Jeremiah Osborne (and some descendants): Of Hampshire County (West) Virginia (the south fork of the south branch of the Potomac River) (Unknown Binding) ~ Marietta Mansfield (Author)