Jeremiah Osborne, of New Haven

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Jeremiah Osborne, of New Haven

Also Known As: "Jeremy"
Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Ashford, Kent, England
Death: April 26, 1676 (52)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Osborne, Sr., of East Hampton and Mary Osborne
Husband of Mary Osborn; Mary Osborne and Elizabeth Osborne
Father of Elizabeth Thomas; Rebecca Osborne; Increase Osborne; Mary Bennett; Jeremiah Osborne, Jr. and 6 others
Brother of Thomas Osborne, Jr.; Richard Osborne; John Osborne; Stephen Osborne; Joseph Osborne and 10 others

Occupation: Tanner
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About Jeremiah Osborne, of New Haven

Born March 20th 1624 Ashford, Kent Died April 26th 1676 New Haven Ct. He was one of the four witnesses (August 18, 1665) to the deed from the Indians for land for Elizabethtown, NJ. Also took the Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity in 1665. In 1667 he was a witness to a whaling agreement, in East Hampton, signed by his brothers Thomas and John. He was the deputy of New Haven from 1672-1675. Called Sergeant-Oct 1675.

From the English Wikipedia page on the Elizabethtown Tract:

The Elizabethtown Tract was a property that was purchased on October 28, 1664, by John Baily, Daniel Denton and Luke Watson from the Native Americans that is in the area of (and surrounding) present-day Elizabeth, New Jersey.[1] [2] As specified in the Deed, the purchase included the area "Bounded on the South by a River commonly called the Raritons River, and on the East by the River which Parts Staten-Island and the Main, and to run Northward up after Cull-Bay, till we come at the first River which sets Westwards up after Cull-Bay." The territory encompassed lands from the mouth of the Raritan River and included all of present-day Union County as well as parts of Somerset, Middlesex, Morris and Essex counties.

Shortly after the purchase, Denton explored the area in and surrounding his purchase. In 1670, Denton wrote the first English-language description of the area.


1.^ Grabas, Joseph A.. "Land Speculation and Proprietary Beginnings of New Jersey". The Advocate (New Jersey Land Title Association) XVI (4): 3, 20, 14. Retrieved April 15, 2010.


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Jeremiah Osborne, of New Haven's Timeline

March 20, 1624
Ashford, Kent, England
Ashford, Kent, England
March 20, 1625
Age 1
Christ Church, Ashford, Kent, England
October 23, 1642
Age 18
Easthampton, Long Island, New York, USA
February 15, 1643
Age 19
Easthampton, Suffolk, New York, USA
March 29, 1653
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven Colony
Age 30
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
November 28, 1656
Age 32
New Haven, New Haven Colony