The Jacobs' of England & Nebraska:Information about Roswell Osborn
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Roswell Osborn (b. October 22, 1818, d. April 20, 1885)Roswell Osborn (son of Roswell Osborn and Phebe Card) was born October 22, 1818 in Cayuga, N.Y., and died April 20, 1885 in Milford, Dickenson, Iowa.He married Emily Jane Arnold on June 26, 1842 in Hannibal, Oswego, N.Y., daughter of Dennis Arnold and Caroline Withey.
Notes for Roswell Osborn:
In checking with the Iowa Vital Records Office, they do not show a Death Certificate for Roswell.
He had a farm in Freedom, Cattaraugus County, NY, from ??? to1872.In 1872, he sold the farm and moved to Milford, Iowa, where he bacame a "platter", i.e., one who subdivides land for homes.
Family lore claims he is son of another Roswell, but I have no proof.Almost all the information about family members are from an old family bible.
He also was a Baptist preacher.
More About Roswell Osborn:
Burial: Unknown, Milford, Dickenson, Iowa.
More About Roswell Osborn and Emily Jane Arnold:
Marriage: June 26, 1842, Hannibal, Oswego, N.Y..
Children of Roswell Osborn and Emily Jane Arnold are:
- +Calvin Warren Osborne, b. March 28, 1843, Conquest, Cayuga, N.Y., d. Abt. 1919.
- +Phidelphius J Osborne, b. April 10, 1845, Freedom, Cattaraugus,N.Y., d. January 20, 1920.
- James Wesley Osborne, b. January 24, 1848, Freedom, Cattataugus,New York, d. date unknown.
- +Clarence Augustus Osborne, b. May 26, 1852, Freedom,Cattaragus, N.Y., d. August 25, 1936, Cannon City, Colorado.
- +Almond H Osborne, b. April 10, 1860, Sandusky PO, Freedom Cattaraugus, N.Y., d. May 03, 1940, Muskogee, Oklahoma.