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 27, 1899. Mr. Austin was a farmer and res. several years on the first farm above Windsor Bridge on the Connecticut river. He d. June 7, 1906. Children, the first three b. in Plainfield, remainder b. in the town of Cornish.

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1. HENRY D., b. April 12, 1864; d. Jan. 6, 1892.
2. ROBERT A., b. Dec. 17, 1865.
3. GEORGE D., b. July 19, 1868.
4. A. DEWITT, b. July 26, 1870; d. March 15, 1878.
5. An infant, b. June 5, 1876 and d. June 7, 1876.