The sixth child of Henry and Nancy Ann Austin was living in Madison County, Virginia by 1824. There he met Jane Malone and married her. Willis’ occupation to support her and the family was that of a carpenter and farmer. By 1850 the family had grown to nine members. They lived in Worf Town in 1850. They either remained in Virginia or moved to Missouri.
506 Willis Austin born circa 1796 Albemarle Co., Va. married 23 Aug 1823 Jane Malone born circa 1805 Virginia died 30 Sept. 1877 Mo.
Children of Willis Austin and Jane Malone:
- 601 John H. Austin born circa 1824 Madison Co., Va. married Louisa Broyles born 6 Feb. 1837 Madison Co., Va. died 1862/3 Henry Co., Mo.
- 602 James N. Austin born circa 1827
- 603 Mary A. Austin born circa 1829
- 604 Elizabeth Austin born circa 1832
- 605 Catherine Austin born circa 1833
- 606 Nathan Franklin Austin born circa 1834’s married Sarah died 8 Nov. 18?5 Shelby Co., Ill.
- 607 Martha Austin born circa 1837
Sources for the Genealogy of Willis Austin:
- 1820 Census Albemarle Co., Va.
- 1850 Census Madison Co., Va.
- Janet Austin Curtis Records
- Va. Genealogist Vol. 16, 2, p. 9 .