John Osborn was born in born April 16, 1763, in Shenandoah County, Virginia, making him 18 when he joined the war. He fought at least four months and lived in North Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1852. The theory is that he followed his children, two of whom are also buried in Center Point. Osborn He died in Center Point in 1854. He was 90 or 91 years old.