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Benjamin AUSTIN

Male 1784 - 1861  (77 years)


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  • Name Benjamin AUSTIN 
    Born 14 Nov 1784  Orange County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 18 Feb 1787  Orange County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Nov 1861  Hardin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Shady Grove II Cemetery, Hardin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Some sources claim that Benjamin AUSTIN was a son of Stephen AUSTIN, Sr. and Dorcas PINSON; however, such claims are refuted in the AFAOA database "William Austin of Kent County, Maryland."

      (2) "William Austin of Kent County, Maryland," Compiler: Liz Austin Carlin, Genealogy Content Copyright © 2011 Austin Families Association of America (genealogy may be freely distributed, but not sold in any form for profit):

      Benjamin Austin
      Sex: M

      Born: 14 NOV 1784 at Orange Co., NC
      Died: 1861 at Hardin Co., TN

      Marriage
      Wife: Sally G. Ellis (Abt 1795 - 1864)
      Married: 17 MAR 1810 at Burke Co., NC

      Children
      Eliza Louisa Austin (Abt 1813 - ____)
      Samuel Alvis Austin (23 APR 1815 - 1873)
      Amanda Austin (Bet 1815-1820 - ____)
      David M. Austin (Bet 1815-1820 - ____)
      Lucinda Austin (Abt 1822 - ____)
      son Austin (Bet 1820-1825 - 1840)
      Elizabeth Austin (Abt 1826 - ____)
      son Austin (Bet 1825-1830 - ____)

      Parents
      Father: Samuel Austin (Abt 1763 - 1845)
      Mother: Mary Conners (____ - ____)

      Siblings
      Benjamin Austin (14 NOV 1784 - 1861)
      William Austin (4 APR 1786 - ____)
      Samuel Austin (12 OCT 1787 - Aft 1860)
      Henery atsi (Henrietta?) Austin (13 APR 1789 - ____)
      Nancy Ann Austin (6 MAR 1791 - ____)
      James Austin (11 JUN 1793 - ____)
      Nathan Austin (25 FEB 1795 - ____)
      John Austin (30 (29) Apr 1797 - 9 APR 1871)
      Susan Austin (11 FEB 1800 - ____)

      Notes

      MARRIAGE: Burke County, NC Marriage Bonds

      BIRTH: E-mail from Hal Steiner to Pam Stone, dtd 22 Sep 1999, Subject: Benjamin D. 1861 Hardin Co., TN.

      OCCUPATION: 1850 Census for Hardin Co., TN. Blacksmith.

      DEATH: Hardin Co., NC [TN?] Cemetery Records.

      (3) A household headed by Benjamin AUSTIN is listed in the 1850 census of District 13, Hardin County, TN.

      Benjamin is listed in the 1850 census as a blacksmith who was then 63 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1787. According to the 1850 census, he was born in NC. Also, according to the 1850 census, he could not read and write.

      Listed with Benjamin is his wife, Sarah G., who was then 55 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1795. According to the 1850 census, she was born in NC. Also, according to the 1850 census, she could not read and write.

      Also listed with Benjamin is William BRADY, a laborer who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1831. According to the 1850 census, he was born in PA. The relationship between Benjamin AUSTIN and William BRADY is not listed in the 1850 census.

      (4) A household headed by Benjamin AUSTIN is listed in the 1860 census of District 13, Hardin County, TN.

      Benjamin is listed in the 1860 census as a person who was then 66 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1794. According to the 1860 census, he was born in NC. Also, according to the 1860 census, he could not read and write.

      Listed with Benjamin is his wife, Sarah, 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, according to the 1860 census, she could not read and write.

      Also listed with Benjamin is Marinda HANDFIELD[?], who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN. The relationship between Benjamin AUSTIN and Marinda HANDFIELD[?] is not listed in the 1860 census.

      Also listed with Benjamin is John W. SHANNON, a common laborer who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1843. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN. The relationship between Benjamin AUSTIN and John W. SHANNON is not listed in the 1860 census.

      (5) TNGenWeb Cemetery Database-Hardin Co. TN Cemetery Records <http://www.tngenweb.org/records/cemeteries/index.php?function=county& s_county=hardin>:

      Benjamin Austin Burial Site
      Shady Grove II Cemetery
      Hardin Co. TN
      ID: 416
      Cemetery: Shady Grove II Hardin
      Grave ID: 328
      First name: Benjamin
      Middle name
      Other name(s)
      Surname/family: Austin
      Birth date: 1787
      Death date: 1861
      Inscription:
      Comments:
      Condition: Legible no footstone
      Military marker:
      Headstone: double
      Picture:
      Latitude: 35.396465302
      Longitude: -88.247817993
      Record created: 1 Mar 2008
      Record updated: 8 May 2008
      Death date: 1861
    Person ID I17486  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Samuel AUSTIN, Sr.,   b. Abt 1763, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Caldwell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary CONNERS 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Jun 1783  Orange County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah G. ELLIS,   b. Abt 1795, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Hardin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1810  Burke County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F7819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart