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Genealogy of Henry Austin

Austin as a surname is a variation of Augustine or Augustus. The Austin line enters the Spracklin line with the marriage of George E. Spracklin to Grace Belle Austin on 29 March 1903. There have been several Austin coats of arms granted as early as 1660 but many of the lines have died out. This particular Austin line came early to Calvert Co., Maryland. They were planters, that is, owners of plantations and more than likely raised tobacco on the land there. To help them with their plantations, they owned slaves as evidenced by wills. And it is quite possible, that the early Austin’s had close associations with the Quakers of early Maryland. According to the wills, the Austin men remembered their God who blessed them with all that they had. Many of the heraldic symbols in Austin’s’ arms were crosses. The motto: “Trust in God and He will give strength” seems quite appropriate. It is quite probable that the Austin family came from England to New England sometime around 1665. Likewise the Harrisons, Lyles and quite possibly the Marshalls all came to Maryland around the same time. Samuel and Henry Austin, sons of Thomas Austin, came to Calvert Co., Md. Henry Austin was born before 1687 and died in Calvert Co., Md. He had married twice: first, to Elizabeth Lyles, widow of Robert Lyles who had died around 1705. From that marriage he had a son Samuel who was born around 1710. By 1729 Henry married the second time to Jane Harvey, widow. Henry’s will of 1745 reads: “In the name of God amen. I Henry Austin of...

Louisiana Slave Records

Knowing the Slave owners will help the researcher in finding records for Slave Ancestors. Hosted at LAUSGenWeb Archives of African American Genealogy Louisiana Slave Sales, 1800-1832 Mabry/Maybery Slave Records Maryland Slaves Sold to Louisiana Plantation Owners Emancipation Freeing Thomas Jackson from Slavery Carroll Parish Inventory of Nancy Beiller Carroll Parish Slave Sales – 1848-1856 Carroll Parish Desoto Parish Collins Will Desoto Parish, Louisiana Interview’s with Mabry/Mayberry Slaves 1861 Slave Owners Desoto Parish Vanhook Slave Sale Union Parish Slave Records Mabry/Mayberry Family East Baton Rouge Parish Lost, Found & runaway Slave Ad-1861 East Baton Rouge Parish Auditors Office Report on Runaway Slaves, 1860 East Baton Rouge Parish East Carroll Parish Abstract of Slave Sales East Carroll Parish East Feleciana Parish Sale of Harriett 1830 – East Feleciana Parish Landry Parish Slave Sale St. Landry Parish Orleans Parish Slave Sale-1861 Orleans Parish Sale of Mand – Jun 26, 1779 Orleans Parish Sale of Jupiter – 1775 Orleans Parish Ouachita Parish Emancipation of Lawrence (Mulatto) by James Barlow Ouachita Parish, Louisiana Plaquemine Parish 1860 Slave Owners Plaquemine Parish Runaway Ad for Charles-1861 Plaquemine Parish Runaway Slaves in Prison-1861 Plaquemine Parish Runaway Ad for Lucky-1861 Plaquemine Parish St. Helena Parish Slave Sale Ad for Charity St. Helena Parish Slave Sale Ad for Isham St. Helena Parish Slave Sale Ad for Wash St. Helena Parish St. Landry Parish Emancipation of Manon St. Landry Parish Terrebonne Parish Slaves of Robert Nichols Terrebonne Parish West Feleciana Parish Deaths on Highland Plantation West Feleciana Parish, 1831-1837 Live Births on Highland Plantation West Feleciana Parish, 1835-1846 Slave Ads from the The Woodville Republican and Wilkinson weekly advertiser, 1830...

Alabama Slave Owners

Many wills contained information about slaves.  Reading these wills may provide the reader with a clue on their ancestors. Hosted at Afrigeneas Autauga County Slaves deeded from George Anderson to son William Anderson – Jun 1831 Slaves sold by William Anderson to various – Feb 1836 Will [Aug 1840] and Appraisement of Estate of Nicholas Zeigler – Mar 1841 Barbour County Slave owned by J. R. Upshaw in the records of Liberty Baptist Church – Sep 1846 Chambers County Slaves in the Will of Elizabeth Ingram – Oct 1851 Montgomery County Slaves in the Will of Samuel Ingram – Nov 1839 Pike County Slaves in the Will of Thomas Youngblood – Apr 1863 Statewide Slaves in the Records of the Monroe Session, North Alabama Presbytery – 1823-1827 Hosted at Slaveholders and African Americans 1860-1870 Alabama Large Slave Owners of 1869 Autauga County Baldwin County Barbour County Choctaw County Clarke County Conecuh County Dallas County Franklin County Greene County Lauderdale County Lawrence County Limestone County Lowndes County Macon County Madison County Marengo County Monroe County Montgomery County Perry County Pickens County Russell County Sumter County Talladega County Tuscaloosa County Wilcox County 1860 Slaves Age 100 and up Sixteen largest Slaveholders Surname Lists. Alphabetical lists of large slaveholder surnames with County and State A  B C D E F  G  H  I  J K  L M  N  O PQ R S T UV W YZ...

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