1687 - 1760
||Surry County, VA
- "The VA Genealogist" Vol. 5 No. 1 Jan-Mar 1961 by Janet Austin Curtis.
John Austin first appeared in the records in 1740 when he and a Richard Austin asked the Brunswick Co. Court to add them to the list of Tithables. (Brunswick Co., VA Order Bk 1 pg 345) In 1749 he was constable of Lunenburg Co., VA (Lunenburg Co. Order Bk 2 pg 253). He owned at least 1000 acres in part of Lunenburg Co. which later became Halifax and Pittsylvania Co.
John Austin made his Will Sept. 1758, described himself as of Cornwall Parish. The Will was proved 5 Feb. 1760. (Lunenburg Co. VA Bk 1 page 308-310). Son, John already has recieved his share of estate and married when this will was written. Son, Valentine, married , 400 acres on Leatherwood Creek in Halifax Co. (now located in Henry Co.), one negro girl named Hannah, and 1/4th share personal estate at death of his mother. Son, Stephen, unmarried, 370 acres on Sandy River in Halifax Co. (now in Pittsylvania Co.) joining Morton and Hankins. Also one negro boy named Jeffery and 1/4th share personal estate at the death of his mother. Son, Richard, unmarried, To recieve Plantation, one negro boy named Tom, and 1/4 personal estate at the death of his mother. Son,
Joseph, unmarried, one negro girl named Phillie. Beloved wife Hannah Austin, plantation and land on the head of Sandy River in Halifax Co. Wife Hannah and son Richard, executrix and executor. Wit: George Carrinton, Isham Talbot, Thomas Read.
||Walden Family | Austin Family
||14 Dec 2007 |
||Austin Robert, b. 1650, Surry County, Virginia |
||Indian Sapony, b. 1675, Pittsylvania County, Virginia , d. 1702, Pittsylvania County, Virginia |
||Love Hannah, b. 1702, Pittsylvania, Virginia , d. 1784, Virginia |
| ||1. Austin Richard, b. 1714, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia , d. 1798, Georgia |
| ||2. Austin Joseph, b.1716, b. 1716, Pittsylvania Co., Va , d. 1810, Pittsylvania Co., Va |
| ||3. Austin Valentine, b. 1722|
|>||4. Austin John Jr., b. 14 Sep 1726, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia , d. 12 Dec 1815, Hanover Co, Virginia |
| ||5. Austin Stephen, b.1728, b. 1728|