Frank Lorin Osborn, Sr.

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Frank Lorin Osborn, Sr.

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Minersville, Beaver County, Utah Territory, United States
Death: January 17, 1952 (76)
Beaver County Clinic Hospital, Milford, Beaver , Utah, United States (Pulmonary Hemorrhage due to far advanced Pulmonary Tuberculosis)
Place of Burial: Plot: 9-67-1, Milford, Beaver, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wesley Osborn and Mary Amelia Osborn
Husband of Edyth Ellen
Ex-husband of Ida Dionitia Osborn
Father of Erma Gilles-Cline; Frank Lorin Osborn, Jr.; Julia Aileen Conger; Edythe Mae Grimshaw; John Dern Osborn and 2 others
Brother of Eva Amelia Greenig; John Wesley Osborn, Jr.; Lydia Adell Morris; Mary Minerva Davey; Harriett Cordelia Osborn Kennedy and 5 others

Occupation: Miner
Managed by: Della Dale Smith-Pistelli
Last Updated:

About Frank Lorin Osborn, Sr.

Frank's parents were John Wesley Osborn and Mary Amelia Rollins. After John passed away in 1895, Mary Amelia Rollins Osborn married Collins Rowe Hakes. She was buried under the name of Mary Amelia Rollins Osborn Hakes. Frank married Ida Dionitia Lee in 1893, but they divorced and he married Edith Ellen Slaughter in 1897. Ida married John Franklin Hollingshead, in 1895, four years after his first wife, Melvina, passed away about three weeks after the birth of their son, Clem, who was born in October, 1891. Following is Frank's obituary from Find A

MILFORD - Funeral services for Frank Lorin Osborn, 76, who died Thursday will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Milford Second Ward chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Osborn died at a Milford hospital of a pulmonary hemorrhage. He was born at Minersville, Beaver County, July 19, 1875, a son of John Wesley and Mary A. Rollins Osborn. He attended Minersville schools and engaged in mining activities.

He filled a mission for the Church to the Southern States and on April 28, 1897, he married Edith Slaughter at Frisco, Beaver County. He was employed at Horn Silver mine in Frisco and was deputy sheriff there. Later he moved to northern Utah where he worked at the Garfield refinery and at the Bingham Copper Mine. In 1902 he returned to Beaver County and became engineer at the Cactus mine. He supervised the opening of the original tunnel and development of the town of Newhouse where he and his wife operated the company boarding house. Later he became foreman of the Cupric mine at Frisco and subsequently of the Galena mine. A recognized authority on wild life, he was interested in wildlife conservation and served as game warden for ten years.

At the time of his death he was a High Priest in the Milford Second Ward and was active in Church work. Surviving are his widow, two sons, F. Lorin Osborn, Salt Lake City, and J. Dern Osborn, Beaver; five daughters, Mrs. Aileen Conger, Las Vegas, Mrs. Myrtle M. Ila, Lyndyl, Millard County, Mrs. Edith Grimshaw and Mrs. Erma Cline, Milford, and one step-daughter, Mrs. Theea Hollingshead Lee, Panaca, Nevada, 25 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conduced by Bishop Gael Elmer of the Milford Second Ward. Burial will be in the Milford Cemetery under the direction of the Southern Utah Mortuary. Friends may call at the family home in Milford from 10 a.m. Sunday until time of services.

Published in Deseret News - January 19, 1952



John Wesley Osborn (1833 - 1895)


Mary Amelia Rollins Osborn (1843 - 1917)



Edith Ellen Slaughter Osborn (1874 - 1964)



Erma Osborn Cline (1898 - 1994)


Frank Lorin Osborn (1899 - 1979)


Julia Aileen Osborn Conger (1901 - 1998)


Edythe Mae Osborn Grimshaw (1903 - 1982)


Jereld Samuel Osborn (1906 - 1906)


John Dern Osborn (1908 - 1968)

Myrtle Osborn Mills (1910 - 1995)



Eva Amelia Osborn Greenig (1858 - 1889)


John Wesley Osborn (1860 - 1941)


Lydia Adell Osborn Morris (1862 - 1945)


Ephraim Henry Osborn (1867 - 1936)


William Volney Osborn (1869 - 1949)


Frank Lorin Osborn (1875 - 1952)

Walter LeRoy Osborn (1881-1998)

Maintained by: M. Christensen

Originally Created by: Dale E. Caplin

Record added: Oct 15, 2009

Find A Grave Memorial# 43147022

  • Military draft registration: Between 1917 and 1918 - Beaver County, Box Elder County, Cache County, Utah, United States
  • Residence: 1880 - Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States
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Frank Lorin Osborn, Sr.'s Timeline

July 10, 1875
Minersville, Beaver County, Utah Territory, United States
December 15, 1893
Age 18
Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, USA
February 7, 1898
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
July 2, 1899
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
June 14, 1901
Age 25
Frisco, Beaver , Utah, United States
January 4, 1903
Age 27
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
July 18, 1908
Age 33
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
November 15, 1910
Age 35
Frisco, Utah, United States
January 17, 1952
Age 76
Milford, Beaver , Utah, United States