Amos Todd6, (Dan, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 2, 1804, married Nov. 14, 1824, Harriet, daughter of Ebenezer and Sallie (Whitaker) Pratt, who was born Aug. 15, 1805. He was a farmer and lived in Wisconsin. Children: *1032. Sarah A., b. March 11, 1825. *1033. Hiram Jerome, b. Nov. 14, 1828. *1034. Peninah E.,
John Austin, from Windsor, Vt., located in the western part of the town, in 1810, where he died in 1843, aged seventy years. Enoch, the eldest of his eight children, born in 1804, is still a resident of the town.
William F. Austin, of the firm of Austin, Brown & Kimball, dealers in hardware, lumber, agricultural implements, furniture, etc.; P. O. Ashmore; is a native of Coles Co., being a son of John and Susan (Carter) Austin; his father was born near Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 9, 1809, and came with his father’s family to the
This enterprising and representative business man and property owner of Flora is a member of the firm of Clark & Austin, which does a general merchandise business in Flora carrying a complete and well selected stock and gaining a patronage from the adjacent country that betokens a lucrative business. Lincoln was born in Adams County,
For the information of our readers who are not familiar with the early colonial scheme of settling Texas with American colonists when it was a province of Spain, we will give a short sketch of the man in whose brain it originated and the various causes which led to it. Moses Austin was a native
It seems that on account of the long distance and slow transmission of mails in those days, that Stephen F. Austin, busy at New Orleans doing the work his father had entrusted to him, was not aware of the fatal illness and death of his father until some time after that sad event. Where the
This name was not found in Cornish until about 1869, when Elijah D. Austin came from Plainfield. He was the son of Elijah and Lavinia (Williams) Austin, b. June 12, 1829, in Plainfield. He had m. May 5, 1863, Martha C. Davidson, dau. of James and Anna (Durani) Davidson, b. Jan. 17, 1831, d. May