William Osborne1

M, #2267, b. circa 1685, d. before 14 April 1750
Last Edited=22 Nov 2007
     William Osborne, son of William Osborne and Margaret (?), was born circa 1685 at Baltimore County, Maryland.1 William Osborne was the son of William Osborne and Margaret (?).1

William Osborne was included in the will of William Osborne on 7 March 1704/5 at Bush River, Baltimore County, Maryland; To sons James and William, plantation.
To dau. Rebeccah, sons Benjamin and Thomas, to Even Milles and John Hall, personalty.
Wife (unnamed), extx. and residuary legatee of estate.
Test: Richard Mills, Edward Jackson and John Hall. 3. 433.2

William Osborne married Avarilla Hollis, daughter of William Hollis and Mary Clarke, on 24 January 1710 at St. George's Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland.1,3

"On 5 Nov. 1724 William Hollis, bro. of William's dec. w. Avrilla, conv. 150 ac. Hollis' Desire to William's s. William."1

William Osborne married Catherine Rhodes, daughter of Henry Rhodes and Katherine Stockett, on 1 March 1727/28 at Baltimore County, Maryland.1

"On 7 Nov. 1734 Henry Rhodes, son and heir at law of Henry Rhodes, dec., conv. 200 a. Birr to his sis. Catherine, now w. of William Osborne."1

"In 1750 he owned 50 a. Covent Garden, 71 . Birr, 97 a. Osborne's Addition, 50 a. part of St. Martin's Ludgate, 50 a. Scotchman's Generosity, and other lands."1

William Osborne died before 14 April 1750 at Baltimore County, Maryland.1

Children of William Osborne and Avarilla Hollis

Children of William Osborne and Catherine Rhodes


  1. [S136] Robert W. Barnes, Baltimore County Families, 1659-1759 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1989). Hereinafter cited as Baltimore County Families.
  2. [S206] Jane Baldwin, compiler, The Maryland Calendar of Wills, Wills from 1703 to 1713 (Baltimore, Maryland: Kohn & Pollock, Inc., 1907), Page 46.. Hereinafter cited as MD Calendar of Wills, III.
  3. [S211] Robert Barnes, compiler, Maryland Marriages 1634 - 1777 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1975). Hereinafter cited as MD Marriages 1634 - 1777.