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Smith Cemetery ~ Emma Rosella Osborn ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Osborn, Emma Rosella
MAIDEN NAME: Dorton AKA 1: McCormack AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 17 Jan 1858 DIED: 1 Apr 1914 BURIED: 3 Apr 1914 ~ Smith Cemetery
DEATH PLACE: Lewisville, Polk Co, Oregon

Name of Father: John Dorton 

Maiden Name of Mother: Ellen Redd 

Parents are buried in Ballston Cemetery 

1st MARRIAGE - to Robert Harvey McCormack 

1880 IA CENSUS – Emma R. McCormack (22y, b Indiana) enumerated with husband R.H. (30y, b Indiana, occupation farmer) and 3 children Cora M. (4y, b Iowa), Willie (2y, b Iowa) and George W. (1y, b Iowa)

NOTE – Robert Harvey McCormack died 23 Mar 1882 in Reading township, Sioux Co, Iowa, age 32y [Iowa Deaths & Burials,]

2nd MARRIAGE – Eugene C. Osborn (30y, b Tazewell co, Ill, son of Dennis Osborn & Susan Sherman) and Mrs Emma B. McCormack (30y, b Indiana, daughter of John Dorton), both of Sheridan co, Nebraska, md 25 Dec 1888, Wolf Creek precinct, Sheridan co, Nebraska 

1900 OR CENSUS - Emma Osborn (b Jan 1858, Indiana, mother of 10 children, 10 living), enumerated with husband Eugene C. (b Aug 1857, IL, married 11 years) 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)


OSBH DC (1914 Polk co) #1073 Emma R. Osborn, female, housewife, married; b 17 Jan 1858, Ind; father John Dorton (b Ind); mother Ellen Red (b Ind); d 1 Apr 1914, 8 mi S of Dallas, age 56y 2m 15d; bur Smith cem; informant George McCormick, RFD Monmouth


Mrs E.C. Osborne of Lewisville died suddenly April 1 of apoplexy. She leaves a husband, eleven children and a host of friends to mourn her sudden taking away. 

Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, April 2, 1914, 2:2 

Mrs Eugene Osborne died at the family home near Lewisville, April 1, after a short illness. Funeral to be held at Lewisville church today at 1:30. 

Polk County Observer, Friday, April 3, 1914, 4:1


Emma R. 

Wife of E.C. Osborn 


[shares marker with Eugene C. Osborn]


OSBH DC (1914 Polk co) #1073 

1880 IA CENSUS (Sioux Co, Reading, ED 194, FA# 12)

Nebraska Marriage Records (

1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, FA#49) 

Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, April 2, 1914, 2:2 

Polk County Observer, Friday, April 3, 1914, 4:1

ROW: 35-2  

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