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John AUSTIN, Sr.

Male 1779 - 1858  (79 years)


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  • Name John AUSTIN 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 6 Jan 1779  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 6 Jan 1779  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Lost Creek Cemetery, Lost Creek, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Feb 1858  White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Austin-Anderson Cemetery, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: John Clinard .

      (2) "Austins of White County Tennessee," Compiler: Liz Austin Carlin, Genealogy Content Copyright © 2013 Austin Families Association of America (genealogy may be freely distributed, but not sold in any form for profit):

      John Austin
      Sex: M

      Born: 6 JAN 1779 at NC
      Died: 27 FEB 1858 at White Co., TN
      Buried: at White Co.,TN

      Marriage
      Wife: Rachel Denny (1778/1794 - 1818)
      Married: 30 JUN 1802 at Wayne Co., KY

      Children
      William Austin (10 MAY 1803 - 7 APR 1833)
      Jude Calbos Austin (1805 - 1825)
      Tamsey "Tamar" Austin (27 SEP 1806 - )
      Hannah Austin (1809 - 3 APR 1826)
      James Mc Austin (22 SEP 1814 - 16 OCT 1889)
      Elizabeth Austin (OCT 1816 - )
      John Austin (8 NOV 1818 - 16 AUG 1903)

      Marriage
      Wife: Catherine Haston (1790/1800 - 27 JUN 1843)
      Married: Abt 1819 at White Co., TN

      Children
      Pleasant Austin (8 SEP 1820 - 6 JUL 1900)
      Emaline Austin (15 NOV 1822 - )
      Roberson Austin (10 JUN 1826 - )
      Susan Austin (13 FEB 1829 - 6 JUN 1879)
      Bird Austin (18 FEB 1831 - 17 JUL 1836)
      William Edward Austin (28 SEP 1833 - )

      Marriage
      Wife: Mary Ann Todd (7 FEB 1793 - 11 OCT 1864)
      Married: 17 JAN 1844 at White Co., TN

      Children

      Parents
      Father: Unknown Austin ( - )

      Siblings
      Josiah Austin (16 JAN 1770 - )
      Elizabeth Austin (9 SEP 1772 - )
      Lucy Austin (4 OCT 1774 - )
      William Austin (23 DEC 1776 - )
      John Austin (6 JAN 1779 - 27 FEB 1858)
      Nathaniel Austin (8 FEB 1781 - 27 SEP 1869)
      David Austin (23 AUG 1783 - )
      Hannah Austin (18 JAN 1786 - )
      Robin Austin (10 JAN 1788 - )

      Notes

      BIRTH-DEATH-SPOUSES-BURIAL: Austin Cemetery, Lost Creek, White County, TN.

      BIRTHDATE: "List of children in family record of Henry (Frank?) Pleasant Austin, youngest son of Pleasant Austin, who purchased John Austin Sr.'s home" per Bess Austin Machtley. All said to have been born in Virginia. Recorded in AFAOA Tennessee Notebook A, page 282, White Co., TN. This list of children is recorded in a family Bible in the possession of Col. Jimmie L. Akin of Denver, Colorado and also a Bible in the possession of Sula Matthew Swafford (a photocopy of this hand-written page is also kept in AFAOA Tennessee Notebook, White Co., TN).

      WILL-CHILDREN: Upper Cumberland Genealogical Association, Inc., Vol. 8, No. 4, Page 116. White County Records, indexed by Charles T. Leonard: AUSTIN, JOHN, SR. Will Book E, p. 323-326, February 13, 1860.

      Pleasant Austin and Robert Austin, admrs. of the estate of John Austin, Sr., decd. Amount for enclosing the graves of his second wife and child, $60.

      Heirs: James M. Austin, Pleasant Austin, John Jr. Austin, Robert Austin, William E. Austin, Dudley Hudgens and wife (Elizabeth), J. J. Duncan and wife (Susan), Tamsey (Tamar) Haston's heirs - 8 in number, Andrew J. and Mary Austin, D. B. Doyle and wife (Emeline).

      RESIDENCE: Early Tennessee Tax Lists, White County 1811 and 1825.

      CENSUS: 1820 TN, White Co., p 356 2-0-1-1-1, 1-2-0-1; 1830 TN, White Co. 1-1-1-1-0-0-0-1(male 50-60); 1-1-1-0-0-1(female 30-40); 1850 TN, White Co., p 55; 1880 TN, White, Dist 8, p 464.

      GRANDCHILDREN: Will Book H. p. 526 - John Austin to heirs of Wm. Austin.

      TAXES: 1812 White County, Hickory Valley; 1825 White County - John Sr., John Jr., Nathaniel, David, William.

      (3) Goodspeed Biographies of White County, Tennessee:

      Pleasant Austin, a prosperous agriculturist of the Second District, was born September 8, 1820, on the farm upon which he now resides. His parents were John and Catherine (Haston) Austin. The father [John AUSTIN] was born January 6, 1779, in Virginia, of English origin. He immigrated to Tennessee at a very early day, where he died February 28, 1858. The mother [Catherine HASTON] is thought to have been of Dutch descent. She was a native of Tennessee and her entire life was passed in the State.

      (4) www.findagrave.com:

      John Austin, Sr
      Birth: Jan. 6, 1779
      Death: Feb. 27, 1858

      Family links: Spouses: Rachel Denney Austin (1765 - 1818), Catherine Haston Austin (1790 - 1843); Children: William Austin (1803 - 1833), Jude Austin (1805 - 1825), Hannah Austin (1809 - 1826), James M Austin (1814 - 1899), Elizabeth Austin Hudgens (1816 - 1875), John Austin (1818 - 1903), Richard Pleasant Austin (1820 - 1900), William Edward Austin (1833 - 1890), Susan Austin (1854 - 1854)

      Burial: Austin -Anderson [Cemetery], White County, Tennessee, USA

      Created by: Reba Bain
      Record added: Jul 26, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 28546337
    Person ID I26449  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Nathaniel AUSTIN,   b. Abt 1742, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1809, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother --- (AUSTIN) 
    Married Abt 1769  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel DENNY,   b. Between 1778 and 1794, NC or TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1802  Wayne County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F11592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine HASTON,   b. Abt 1790, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1843, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1819  White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Pleasant AUSTIN,   b. 8 Sep 1820, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1900, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Emaline AUSTIN,   b. 15 Nov 1822
     3. Roberson AUSTIN,   b. 15 Nov 1822
     4. Susan AUSTIN,   b. 13 Feb 1829,   d. 6 Jun 1879  (Age 50 years)
     5. Bird AUSTIN,   b. 18 Feb 1831,   d. 17 Jul 1836  (Age 5 years)
     6. William Edward AUSTIN,   b. 28 Sep 1833
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F11593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Ann TODD,   b. 7 Feb 1793, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1864, White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1844  White County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F11594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart