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Smith Cemetery ~ Eugene C. Osborn ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Osborn, Eugene C.
LAST NAME: Osborn FIRST NAME: Eugene MIDDLE NAME: C. NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: M TITLE: 
BORN: 28 Aug 1857 DIED: 21 Nov 1943 BURIED: 23 Nov 1943 ~ Smith Cemetery
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BIRTH PLACE:  Deer Creek, Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon
NOTES: 
1900 OR CENSUS - Eugene C. Osborn(b Aug 1857, IL, married 11 years) enumerated with wife Emma (b Jan 1858, Indiana, mother of 10 children, 10 living) and 6 children, Wesley S. (b Oct 1889, NE), Charles E. (b May 1891, NE), Loid F. (b Oct 1893, NE), Emma L. (b Mar 1894, NE), Martha F. (b June 1896, NE) & Werner (b Dec 1898, NE)
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (1943 Polk co) #141 Eugene C. Osburn, male, farmer, widowed; b 28 Aug 1857, Deer Creek, Ill; father Dennis Osburn (b NJ); mother Susan Ann Sherman; d 21 Nov 1943, Rt 1, Dallas, age 86y 8m 23d; lived 6 weeks in town, 46y in Ore; bur Smith; informant Vern C. Osburn, Dallas
OBITUARY: 
Eugene C. Osborn, 86, long time resident of the Lewisville community before it was incorporated into Camp Adair, passed away Sunday, November 21, at the Dallas hospital after an illness of seven weeks. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at the Evangelical church with Rev W.A. Backer, pastor, officiating. Burial was beside his wife in the Smith (Lewisville) cemetery at Monmouth. Arrangements were in charge of Henkle & Bollman. Mr Osborn was born at Deer Creek, Illinois, August 28, 1857. He married Emma Rosella McCormack on December 25, 1888, at Gordon, Nebraska. They were the parents of seven children, all of whom are living. The family came to Oregon in 1897 and settled near Ballston, later moving to near Lewisville where Mr Osborn lived until 1942 when his home was taken for the cantonment. He had since resided in Dallas. Mr Osborn untied with the Evangelical church at Lewisville in 1913. Mrs Osborn passed away April 1, 1914. He is survived by the following children: Wesley S. Osborn, Halsey; Charles Edwin Osborn, Falls City; Frank A. Osborn, Amity; Vern C. Osborn, Dallas; Mrs Lois Smith, Talent; Mrs Mattie George, Dallas, and Mrs Mildred Hoover, Monroe. He also leaves four step-children, Mrs Cora Harris, Philomath; Will McCormack, Pedee; George McCormack, Salem and Mrs Lura Trueax, Salem. There are seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Itemizer Observer, Thursday, November 25, 1943
INSCRIPTION: 
Eugene C. Osborn 1857-1943 [shares marker with Emma R. Osborn]
SOURCES: 
OSBH DC (1943 Polk co) #141 1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, FA#49) Itemizer Observer, 25 Nov 1943
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