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Wayne L. Osborne (#46540493)
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Bio Photo I am a son of an ex-POW. My brother and I are both Vietnam era veterans. I enjoy genealogy which is what led me to this site. I think this is a great place to share information of loved ones and to honor them. I will continue to add my relatives information and to visit strangers along the way. Please consider leaving a note and flower for my parents, J. D. and Dorothy Osborne, my wife's parents Howard and Gladys Brewer as well as our son, Sean Matthew Osborne.

"Walking, I am listening to a deeper way. Suddenly, all my ancestors are behind me.
Be still, they say. Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands". Linda Hogan, Native American Writer

"...all these ancestors in your tree, generation upon generation, have come down to this moment in time--to give birth to you...You carry the hopes and dreams of all those who have gone before. Hopes and dreams for a better world" ~Lawrence Overmire~

The Story Tellers.....

We are the chosen. My feelings are in each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called as it were by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story. So, we do. In finding them, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before now and cried? I have lost count. How many times have I told the ancestors you have a wonderful family you would be proud of us? How many times have I walked up to a grave and felt somehow there was love there for me? I cannot say. It goes beyond just documenting facts. It goes to who am I and why do I do the things I do? It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever to weeds and indifference and saying I can't let this happen. The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh. It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish. How they contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses, their never giving in or giving up, their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a Nation. It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us. That we might be born who we are. That we might remember them. So we do. With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence, because we are them and they are us. So, as a scribe called, I tell the story of my family. It is up to that one called in the next generation to answer the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers. That, is why I do my family genealogy, and that is what calls those young and old to step up and put flesh on the bones.
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Doni Wright
George Garshwiler #35630981
Since you had left a note on George's page, I wanted to let you know I found his obituary and placed on his memorial. I didn't know if you were a descendant and did research, too.

Added by Doni Wright on May 20, 2015 9:45 AM
Gary Branigan
Clifton G. Osborne
Is it possible this is a relative of yours? He was a friend of my mother and her friends and family in Dodson, Tx. This was on the back of a photograph of him at, maybe, Ft Sill, Ok.

"Easter Greetings, April 5, 1936
Private Clifton G. Osborn(e)?
23rd infantry regiment, U. S. Army"

I have a couple of pictures if you would like.
Added by Gary Branigan on May 19, 2015 12:58 PM
Floral Designer
Thank You For the Yellow Rose
Wow, beautiful post, Appreciate it, was looking for your Family
No luck... Thanks Again, Barb
Added by Floral Designer on May 16, 2015 4:15 PM
PFC Clay Rosenvall
Thanks for leaving the kind message on my Great Uncle's memorial. Thanks So Much!

Added by ƦosƐ༺ on May 13, 2015 12:19 AM
Patrick Ryan & Doris W, O
Henry K Osborne
This is the rest of Henry History I just found it in my papers.
Added by Patrick Ryan & Doris W, O on May 12, 2015 7:20 PM
Jennie Jones Giles
Osborne Family Cemetery
True, the vast majority of the Jeremiah Osborne Family Cemetery in Henderson County, N.C., was bulldozed for a house, and the slave section was also destroyed. (Note that in the Henderson County N.C. Cemetery book and for Henderson County government purposes it is named the Jeremiah Osborne Cemetery.)
But, the graves of Jeremiah Osborne Jr. and his wives are still there. They are visible and were not destroyed.
The drive way that leads to the house makes a circle directly in front of the house. In the middle of this circle are the graves of Jeremiah Osborne Jr. and his wives.
Added by Jennie Jones Giles on May 12, 2015 1:25 AM
Philip C. Seagle
Do you want a transfer of this memorial to you?
Added by Lou on May 08, 2015 2:31 PM
Mom to angels Bo and Chris
RE: Happy birthday Cecile!
Thank you, Wayne! It has been a great day!
Added by Mom to angels Bo and Chri... on Apr 17, 2015 4:41 PM
Reuben Osborn
Just posted a picture of him and siblings.
Added by Cheney-Webster on Apr 10, 2015 8:44 AM
Jody Grubbs
Hi Wayne,
I too am an Osborne and found the memorials of the relatives in Solsberry cemetery. Thank you for all you work and kind contributions. Just wondering if you too are related to these same Osbornes.
Added by Jody Grubbs on Mar 29, 2015 7:01 PM
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