Austin Family

First Generation

William Austin, born about 1690-1700, was in Hanover Co. VA by 1724. He is thought to have married twice, but the names of his wives are unknown. The first three children are thought to be from the first marriage, James from the second.

Children of William Austin
John Austin (1726-1815)
William Wilson Austin (1730-1800) m. 1) Hannah Glenn, 2) Esther Alexander
Thomas Austin (ca. 1735-1802)
James Austin (ca. 1740-1792)

Second Generation

Children of William Wilson Austin and Hannah Glenn
Nancy (Ann) Austin (1758-?) m. Robert Alexander
James Austin (1760-ca. 1836) m. Catherine Patrick
John Austin
Sally Austin (ca. 1764-?) m. John Austin, s/o Thomas Austin and Constantia Chapman
Thomas Austin (1766-1856) m. Nancy North, d/o Abraham North and Sarah Rowzie
Robert Austin (1768-1809)
Elizabeth Austin (ca. 1770-?) m. 1) Chapman Austin, 2) Richard Armstrong
name unknown, died young

Children of William Wilson Austin and Esther Alexander
Charlotte Austin (1781-1872) m. Samuel L. Crawford
Esther Austin (1783-1867) m John Charles Reid
Alexander Austin (1784-1871) m. Elizabeth Ann Burgess
William Wilson Austin (1787-1843) m. Locke Thompson
name unknown, died young
Susan Austin (1789-1813)
Peter Lucilius Austin (1791-1835) m. Sarah Susan Leftwich
Archibald Austin (1793-1811)

Third Generation

Children of Thomas Austin and Nancy North
David Austin (1790-aft. 1860)
William N. Austin (1791-1863/1864) m. Nancy H. Burnett
Elizabeth Austin (ca. 1797-1833) m. Francis Pollard
Sally Austin m. Francis Preston
Abram Austin m. America Wade
Nancy A. Austin m. George Williams
Esther Austin m. Samuel Adams
Martha Austin m. Samuel Hughes


Austin Families Genealogical Society file on William Wilson Austin, by Bonnie Bigolin

This in turn cites James W. Austin SC, THE AUSTIN FAMILY OF HANOVER AND BEDFORD CO. VA, manuscript 1994.

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