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Richard Osborn

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: February 8, 1685 (67)
(Present Bronx), Westchester County, Province of New York, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Osborn and Margaret Osborn
Husband of Sarah Osborn; Mary Osborn and Elizabeth Denne
Father of Sarah Brooks; David Osborne; Mary Bedient (Osborne); Elizabeth Appleby; John Osborne and 9 others

Occupation: Captain
Managed by: Gloria Jean Tate
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About Richard Osborn

Pilgrim father who came from London England in 1634 and settled at Windsor CT. Founder of the New England branch of the family and was in the Pequot war and for his service received a grant of land in Fairfield CT 80 acres. This came from History of Richtie Co, by Minnie Kendall Lowther 1910.

Sailed from England on the HOPEWELL in 1634 from London.

The families of Old Fairfield Vol. 1, N-) p. 455-

served in Pequot War in May 1637 came to Hingham, MA in 1634, rem to Windsor CT with 1st settler, went to new haven 1639, moved to Fairfield by 1652, settled in Westchester NY by 1682 died ca 1685

The History of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, from the Settlement ...

By Elizabeth Hubbell Godfrey Schenck (online at )

one record states father is thomas, one richard also spouse Elizabeth.

Capt. Richard OSBORN was born circa 1612 in London, ENGLAND. He sailed in the Hopewell for Barbados on 17FEB1634, and immigrated on 1Nov1634 to Boston, Suffolk Co. MA.

He was in Hingham MA by 1635, then removed to Windsor with the original settlers. He served in the Pequot War in 1637 for which he was given 80 acres in Fairfield (in 1671) for his service. He was named in Stiles HISTORY of WINDSOR as a participant in the Mystic Fort Fight. He removed to New Haven CT in 1639, and was one of 55 signers of the Fundamental Agreement 4JUN1639. He took the oath of allegience in 1644 . He eventually moved to Westchester NY where he died 8FEB1684.

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Richard Osborn's Timeline

London, Middlesex, England
Age 9
Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom
October 14, 1632
Age 14
Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom
March 20, 1635
Age 17
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
June 30, 1639
Age 21
Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Age 22
Probably Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Age 27
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Age 30
Probably Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, (Present USA)
Age 30