\osborne\contrib\mrkosbrn.txt  12/10/2000

Records on the Family of

Abraham Osborn of Lee Co., IA

All records contributed by Mark Osborn. Abstract from Oregon Donation Land Claim #2902, cites birthplace as Hamilton Co, Ohio and lists wife Elizabeth and son Abraham. Arrived Oregon Sep 1853. Deeds by heirs of James Whited Des Moines County, IA Deed Book 17 p 389 Elizabeth Osborn, Guardian To Deed John H. Murphy Filed for Record Feb 10 1853 Recorded Feb 14 1853 This deed made this ninth day of February A.D. 1853 by Elizabeth Osborn, late Elizabeth Whited, as guardian of Lucinda (or Lucy) Whited and Ephraim Whited minor heirs of James Whited party of the first part and John H. Murphy of the second part, witnesses, that when as at a term of the county court of Desmoines County Sate of Iowa, held on Monday February 7th 1853 among other the following proceedings were had: to wit: "Guardianship of the minor heirs of James Whited, dec'd: On this day came on for hearing the petition of Elizabeth Osborn formerly Whited the guardian of Lucinda Whited and Ephraim Whited, minor and heirs at law of James Whited deceased for license to sell the real estate belonging to said minors to with : all their inters in the following tract or parcel of land lying and being situated in Desmoines County, State of Iowa to wit: the west half of the southwest quarter of Section Twenty eight (28) in Township sixty nine (69) North of range three west and therefore it being proved to the satisfaction of the court that notice as required by law and as directed by the court, has been give, said minors of the hearing of said petition they not appearing to object thereto and the court being satisfied that it is to the interest of said minors that their said real estate be sold and the proceeds used as set forth in said petition. It is therefore ordered that said guardian may sell the same either at public or private sale and on such terms as to her may seem most to the interest of said minors and whereas said guardian, party of the first part in accordance with the powers vested in her by said decree has bargained and sold the inters of said minors in said real estate to said party of the second part at private sale for the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged. Now know all men that said party of the first part in consideration of the premises and of the sum on one hundred and sixty dollars, the purchase money aforesaid, does hereby convey to said Party of the second part all the right, title and interest of said minors in and to the said west half of the southwest quarter of section twenty eight township sixty nine north of range three west in said county and state, and said party of the first part, as guardian, as aforesaid warrants the title to the same against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever. In testimony whereof said party of the first part hereunto set s her hand as guardian, as aforesaid. The day and year first above written Elizabeth Osborn formerly Elizabeth Whited guardian Des Moines County, IA Deed Book 17 p 390 James Whited heirs To Deed John H. Murphy Filed for Record Feb 10 1853 12 O'Clock Recorded Feb 14 1853 Know all men that we Abraham Osborn and Elizabeth Osborn (formerly Elizabeth Whited) J. R. Lent and Sarah Jane Lent (formerly Sarah Jane Whited) Jonathon J. Whited, Henry M. Rogers and Paulina Robers (late Paulina Whited) Benjamin Walker and Maryan Walker, Late Maryan Whited) in consideration of five hundred dollars paid by John H. Murphy hereby convey to said John H. Murphy all our right title and interest in and to the west half of the southwest quarter of section twenty eight (28) in Township sixty nine (69) north of Range three (3) west in Demoines County, Sate of Iowa and we hereby warrant the same against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever, witness our hands thi snith day of February A.D. 1853. Abraham Osborn Elizabeth Osborn James R. Lent Sarah Lent Henry M. Rogers Paulina M. Rogers Jona Joshua Whited Benjamin M. Walker Mary Ann Walker her X mark Mary (Shepard) Osborn Burial Mary Shepard, Abraham's first wife, died in Dearborn County, Indiana and originally was buried in Newtown Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, but due to floods those graves were moved to Greendale Cemetery in Greendale, Indiana. Her stone reads: Sacred to the memory of MARY Consort of Abraham Osborn was born Sept 7th 1804 Departed this life March 11 1846 Marriage of James Whited and Elizabeth Bishop Database to an Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850 Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division 6/1/1826 Shelby Co. James Whited marr. Elizabeth Bishop [Note: After Abraham's death in 1869, Elizabeth moved to Lane County and lived with her son Ephraim. There she married again to James Moore 1 January 1871. She died there 2 March 1879. These last two statements are recorded in the Osborn bible. I don't have primary sources for them. Oregon didn't record deaths until after 1900. -- Mark Osborn] Marriage of Mary Jane Osborn and Jackson McCannon Des Moines Co., IA Marriage Book 3 <Mary Jane is Abraham Osborn and Mary Shepard's daughter> Jackson McCannon To Mary Jane Osborn license issued March 11 1852 Married March 14 1852 by Thos. E. Conklin 1860 Census Iowa Des Moines Co Union Twp p 755 James McGee 2? Farmer tending Pers prop 200 Ohio Elizabeth 28 Indiana Mary J 6 Iowa Ervin 1 Iowa 1880 Census ILLINOIS Warren Pct Henderson Co p 75A James Magee 49 Widowed Farmer IN VA VA Irvin 22 Son Farm Laborer IA IN IN Susan A 18 Dgtr IA IN IN Katherine 16 Dgtr IA IN IN Abraham 13 Son IA IN IN 1900 Census ILLINOIS Carman Pct Henderson Co p 96B Abraham Magee Head May 1866 34 M. 10 yr IL IN IN Farmer Cora E Wife Mar 1876 24 M. 10 yr IL IL IA 4 of 4 children Mable May Dgtr Feb 1892 8 IL IL IL Millie A. Dgtr Dec 1893 6 IL IL IL Clara N. Dgtr Sep 1896 3 IL IL IL Mary E. Dgtr Nov 1898 1 IL IL IL James Father Aug 1823 76 IN OH OH Widowed 1860 Census Lone Oak Township, Bates Co Missouri p 66 J. McCannon 29 Farmer 400 Indiana Mary J. 27 Indiana John F. 5 Iowa Mary E. 2 Iowa 1870 Census Twp 9 N Range 6W Henderson Co Illinois Page (handwritten not stamped) 6 Dwelling 38 Family 35 Jackson McCannon 36 Farmer 1200/500 Ohio Mary 35 Keeping House Ind John 14 Farm Lab Iowa Elizabeth 12 Iowa Ellen 9 Mo William 6 Ill } twin Jesse 6 Ill } twin Emma 1 Ill } twin Effie 1 Ill } twin