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John Osborne, of Windsor

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Probably England
Death: October 27, 1686 (65)
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Osborne, of Weymouth and Susan Osborne
Husband of Mary Osborn and Anne Osborn
Father of Sgt. John Osborn; Ann Prior; Nathaniel Osborne; Samuel Osborne; Elizabeth Osborne and 6 others
Brother of Robert Osborn
Half brother of Patience Aldrich; Martha Osborne; William Osborn; Ann Osborn; Walter Osborne and 3 others

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About John Osborne, of Windsor

John Osborn of Windsor, Connecticut. John Osborn is listed among the early settlers of Windsor, Connecticut, along with Bygod Eggleston, Richard Oldage, and Thomas Dibble. (2) John Osborn was died on October 27, 1686 at Windsor.

Parents: The father of John Osborn may be a John Osborn who was born circa 1591 and was probably the John Osborne of Weymouth. (1) Undocumented research states that John Osborne, who died in 1686, came from England in 1644 and settled in Windsor, Connecticut.

Married:

  1. He married Ann Oldage on May 19, 1645 (1644?) in Windsor, (3) the only daughter of Richard Oldage (see Eggleston history). She was born circa 1625 in Dorchester, England (undocumented), and died on August 28, 1689 in Windsor.

Children:

  1. According to Savage and Parsons, John and Ann’s children were: (6)
  2. John, born January 10, 1645/6;
  3. Ann, January 15, 1647/8;
  4. Nathaniel, March 10, 1649/50;
  5. Samuel, July 25, 1652, died soon;
  6. Mary, April 16, 1655;
  7. Hannah, December 18, 1657;
  8. Samuel, again, May 8, 1660 (Parsons has 1668);
  9. Esther, August 9, 1662;
  10. Isaac, September 28, 1664, died at 9 years (possibly November 24, 1673); and
  11. Sarah, February 8, 1666/7

He died October 27, 1686, when they (John and Ann) were living beside John, Nathaniel, and Samuel, and all the daughters except Ann, who married November 12, 1663, Humphrey Prior, and had left two sons; Mary, married October 22, 1674, Josiah Owen; Hannah, married Elias Shadduck, and next, married March 6, 1678, Benjamin Eggleston

Will

John’s will was dated October 14, 1686: (4)

John Osborn sen. of Windsor do make this my last Will & Testament: I give to my wife Ann Osborn my personal and real Estate during her natural life, except that parcell of Land only that I now improve at Namerick which I give to my son John, Within a year and a day after my decease. I give to my son Samuel my now dwelling house and Lands adjoyning, after mine and my wive’s decease, he paying to his brothers and sisters such legacies as hereinafter shall be expressed. I give to my son Nathaniel that part of my house lott west side of Connecticut River, east of the Town Street, bounded North by John Gaylord Jr., south by Robert Watson, East by Isaac Pinney’s Meadow, after the decease of my wife and myself. I give to my gr. son Daniel Prior my Wood lott above Namerick, bounded south by Jacob Drake, and œ10. My son Samuel to pay his four sisters, Mary, Hanna, Ester & Sarah, œ10 to Each. Samuel to pay my gr. child Hana Shadduck œ5 in case she abide with my wife until 18 years of age or till my wives decease. I constitute my wife Ann sole Executrix, and desire Jacob Drake, Daniel Hayden & Nathaniel Gaylord to be Overseers. John X Osborn sen. Witness: Jacob Drake, Mary Drake. Court Record, Page 128 - 3 March, 1686-7: Will Proven. Died 27 October, 1686. Invt. œ315-17-06. Taken 25 November, 1686, by Henry Wolcott, Jacob Drake, Daniel Hayden. Will dated 14 October, 1686.

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Citations

  • 1 Connecticut Puritan Settlers, 1633-1845. Osborn, John, 1643, married Ann Oldage, of Windsor, ‘45. He probably was the son of John of Weymouth.
  • 2 Founders of Windsor, Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor, Inc., June 1996. Online at the Connecticut State Library website, www.cslib.org/foundwind.htm, accessed June 2004.
  • 3 Samuel Richardson and Josiah Ellsworth per Savage. Note, this is also in Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers, Volume 3, page 307. Oldage, Oldige, Oldridge, or Olderige, Richard, Windsor, bef. 1640, possib. went from Dorchester, but was not kn. there to Dr. Harris, d. 27 Jan. 1661 [note: 1661 is error, probate record says 1660], and the name is extinct. His only ch. Ann m. 19 May 1645, John Osborn.
  • 4 Ancestry.com. Hartford, Connecticut Probate Records, 1635-1650 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, Hartford District, 1635-1700, Vol. I. n.p., 1906. Page 249-50, Name: John Osborn, Sen., Location: Windsor, Died 27 October, 1686. Invt. œ315-17-06. Taken 25 November, 1686, by Henry Wolcott, Jacob Drake, Daniel Hayden. Will dated 14 October, 1686.
  • 5 Ancestry.com. Hartford, Connecticut Probate Records, 1635-1650 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, Hartford District, 1635-1700, Vol. I. n.p., 1906.
  • 6 Savage, Vol. 3, Dict. First Settlers of New England. Found online, hopefully transcribed correctly. Record of Marriages & Births copied from the 1st Book of Records under the date 18 May 1674; transcribed by Samuel H. Parsons; New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 5, January 1851, p. 63 & subsequent. Online at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jdevlin/source_files/windsor.htm, accessed May 2004.
  • 7 James Savage, Savage’s Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers, v. 3.

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John Osborne, of Windsor's Timeline

1621
1621
Probably England
1627
April 20, 1627
Age 6
Of, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
April 20, 1627
Age 6
of, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1646
January 10, 1646
Age 25
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
1648
January 15, 1648
Age 27
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
1650
March 10, 1650
Age 29
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
1652
July 25, 1652
Age 31
Menton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1654
August 7, 1654
Age 33
Menton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1655
April 16, 1655
Age 34
East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut