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Capt. Thomas Osborne (b. Abt. 1580, d. WFT Est. 1626-1717)Thomas Osborne92 was born Abt. 158092, and died WFT Est. 1626-171792.
Notes for Thomas Osborne:
Came to Virginia in 1616 and took over the Coxendale tract abandoned after the 1622 Indian massacre and patented additional land on Proctor's Creek where years later a town bearing his name was started.
Facts about this person:
The founder of the Osborne family in America was Thomas Osborne I who was born in England about 1580. He came to the colony about 1619 on the Bona Nova of 200 tons which sailed August 1619, with 120 persons.
Thomas Osborne Sr. was justice of the peace and member of the House of Burgesses (1625-33). Thomas was evidently successful for he could pay for importing twenty people to the Colony. They thus granted him 1,000 acresin Henrico (now Chesterfield) County in 1634. This land, that Thomas called “Coxendale” and “Farthing,” was officially granted to him 6 February 1637/8. In 1638 when the land was re-surveyed, it was found to contain only 800 acres.
Thomas Osborne Sr. was in the Virginia General Assembly
Thomas did not list a wife as a headright and there is no indication he had a wife in America, so she may have died in England. We believe Thomas Osborne Sr. had two sons, Thomas [O.1] and Edward Osborne [O.2]. Also, some believe Thomas Sr. had a daughter Joane Osborne [O.3].
Thomas was alive in 1637 when he and Capt. William Perry were overseeing the will of John Smith. In 1642 his son owned his land so he may have been dead by then. He might have been dead even in 1638 when they re-surveyed his land.
More About Thomas Osborne:
Fact 1: See Note Page.92
More About Thomas Osborne and <Unnamed>:
Marriage: WFT Est. 1611-167492
Children of Thomas Osborne are:
- +Edward Osborne, b. 164692, d. Abt. June 06, 169692.