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David Osborn, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1729
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: 1807
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Revolutionary Service: The Raid on Danbury.

Father: David Osborn Sr. NOV 1700-6 JUN 1750
Mother: Rachel Keeler 4 OCT 1706-16 MAR 1763;
d/o Joseph & Elizabeth (Whitney) Keeler

David Osborn jr. 25 SEP 1729 - spring 1807
m1 Hannah Mead b. 1733,
d/o Israel and Hannah (Bennett) Mead
m2 Abiah Wilson, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co. CT.
d/o Benjamin & Deborah (Bennett) Wilson of Ridgefield, & widow of Nathaniel Selleck. Abiah was b. at Ridgefield, 4 MAR 1740-41, d. 14 FEB 1832, nearly 91y.

Siblings: All born in Ridgefield CT
Richard OSBORN
4AUG1727 by 6 APR 1758
Elizabeth OSBORN
17SEP1733 26MAR1811
39SEP1735 13JUN1810
23DEC1737 29SEP1824
23APR1744 5APR1819

"David Osborn was named as eldest son in his father's Distribution of Estate, 6 APR 1758 (no mention was made of his elder brother Richard who was probably deceased). David was a farmer. He married Hannah Mead, sister of Joseph Mead and settled, before 4 FEB 1768, at Starr's Plain, west part of Danbury CT. David died in the spring of 1807. at Starr's Plain, and was buried there with his two wives; but no headstones mark their place of rest."

Children of David and Hannah Mead Osborn:
1-Joseph OSBORN b. 1750/1760
d. 3 AUG 1836
resided in Warren, Litchfield Co. CT
buried in Roxbury, Litchfield Co. CT
md: 3 MAY 1789 Ridgefield, Fairfield Co. CT

2-James OSBORN
b. 4 DEC 1766 Starr's Plain, Danbury, Fairfield Co. CT
d. 2 MAR 1855 Starr's Plain, Danbury, Fairfield Co. CT
bur. Lower Starr's Plain, Danbury, Fairfield Co. CT
md. Jerusha MCCAUSEY

3-Esther OSBORN
b. Starr's Plain, Danbury,Fairfield Co. CT
4-Richard OSBORN
b. Starr's Plain, Danbury, Fairfield Co. CT

From: Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934
David Osborn
Death Date 1807
Death Place Connecticut
Age 77
b. ~1730

From: Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT Deeds #12/601;
17 MAR 1808 & recorded 17 MAR 1808;
James Osborn & Esther Osborn of Danbury, Fairfield Co. CT;
& Turney Sturges of Biddlebury, Schoharie Co., NY in behalf of Nathaniel & Sarah Sturges of the same place having a POA (recorded on same page) to Joseph Osborn of Danbury, administrator or executor on the estate of David Osborn late of Danbury, dec'd, as heirs of the estate; the real and personal estate of said David Osborn.

BIO INFO courtesy of THE WHITNEY FAMILY of CONNECTICUT"; "Osborne Origins"; Mead Family Papers; Danbury Records and Personal Family Records.
Family links: 
  David Osborn (1700 - 1750)
  Rachel Keeler (Osborn) Morehouse (1706 - 1763)
  Hannah Mead Osborn (1733 - ____)
  Abiiah Wilson Selleck / Osborn (1740 - 1832)
  James Osborn (1766 - 1855)*
  David Osborn (1729 - 1807)
  James Osborn (1733 - 1811)*
*Calculated relationship
No grave marker.
Note: Previous research indicating burial at Wooster Cem. has proven to be erroneous.
Lower Starrs Plain Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: anne
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60508570
David Osborn, Jr
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