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Josiah AUSTIN

Male 1799 - 1883  (84 years)


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  • Name Josiah AUSTIN 
    Born 4 Jun 1799  KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Aug 1883  Bond County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried McKendree Chapel Cemetery, Keyesport Landing, Bond County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Josiah AUSTIN is not listed as a son of Stephen AUSTIN, Sr. and Dorcas PINSON in the AFAOA database entitled "John Austin, Sr. of Southside Region, Virginia," but some sources claim that Josiah was a son of Stephen and Dorcas. Josiah is placed here as a son of Stephen and Dorcas in order to stimulate further research.

      (2) Source: "Descendants of John (Miot) Myatt" <http://www.myatt.org/pafg12.htm#2721>.

      (3) History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Chicago, IL: O. L. Baskin & Co., 1882, p. 170:

      Among the first settlers who located in Okaw Precinct [of Bond County, IL] was Josiah Austin, who came in 1833, and located in the southern part, on Section 32.

      (4) A household headed by Josiah AUSTIN is listed in the 1840 census of Bond County, IL.

      Listed in Josiah???s household are 1 free white male between 40 and 50 years of age; and 1 free white female between 40 and 50 years of age. [A number is also written in the column for free white females between 20 and 30 years of age, but that number appears to be 0.]

      Since only 1 male is listed in Josiah???s household in the 1840 census, he must be that male. He was born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that Josiah???s wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 40 and 50 years of age, she would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1840 census.

      (5) A household headed by Josiah AUSTIN is listed in the 1850 census of Bond County, IL.

      Josiah is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 51 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1799. According to the 1850 census, he was born in KY.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Jane, who was then 51 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1799. According to the 1850 census, she was born in NC.

      (6) A household headed by Josiah AUSTIN is listed in the 1860 census of Bond County, IL.

      Josiah is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1798. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Jane, who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1800. According to the 1860 census, she was born in NC.

      Also listed with Josiah is Benjm. F. PEARCE, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1852. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL. The relationship between Josiah AUSTIN and Benjm. F. PEARCE is not listed in the 1860 census.

      Also listed with Josiah is Mary I. COLE, who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IL. The relationship between Josiah AUSTIN and Mary I. COLE is not listed in the 1860 census.

      (7) A household headed by Josiah AUSTIN is listed in the 1870 census of Okaw Precinct, Bond County, IL.

      Josiah is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 71 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1799. According to the 1870 census, he was born in KY.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Emily, who was then 46 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1824. According to the 1870 census, she was born in SC.

      Also listed with Josiah is his step-daughter, Ann AUSTIN, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1852. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his step-daughter, Nancy AUSTIN, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1854. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      (8) A household headed by Josiah AUSTIN is listed in the 1880 census of Okaw Precinct, Bond County, IL.

      Josiah is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 81 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1799. According to the 1880 census, he was born in KY, his father was born in VA, and his mother was born in KY.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Emily, who was then 56 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1824. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his step-daughter, Nancy GILLESPIE, who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1852. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IL, her father was born in NC, and her mother was born in TN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son-in-law, John GILLESPIE, a farm worker who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IL, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in TN.
    Person ID I17482  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Stephen AUSTIN, Sr.,   b. 4 Nov 1755, Halifax County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Hollands Creek, Hardin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Dorcas PINSON,   b. 1760, Laurens County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1836, Hollands Creek, Hardin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1775  Grayson County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane (AUSTIN),   b. Abt 1799, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 8 Jun 1860, Bond County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Bef 1840 
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 23:03:19 
    Family ID F7822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emily Cynthia MYATT,   b. 3 Oct 1823, Dickson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1902, Bond County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 8 Apr 1870  Clinton County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License 8 Apr 1870  Clinton County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 23:03:19 
    Family ID F7823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Illinois StatewideMarriage Index, 1763???1900 : Groom: AUSTIN, JOSIAH P Bride: COLE, EMILY Date: 1870-04-08 Vol./Page: 2/44 License No.: 1 County: CLINTON [The date shown is the license date.].