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., b. Nov. 16, 1830. 1035. Mandema, b. Oct. 3, 1833, m. David Austin. In 1911, they were living in Geneva, Ohio. *1036. Lucretia, b. Dec. 27, 1836. *1037. Alna Almeda, b. March 6, 1839. 1038. Vilna Medora, b. April 26, 1841, m. Lewis Premo, she
Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of government
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 county in about 1828 ;his father, William Austin, took up a farm, comprising the site of the present village of Ashmore. Mr. Austin was married Oct. 15, 1835, to Miss Susan Carter, a daughter of John and Mary Carter, both natives of East Tennessee; she
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, Illinois, on September 21, 1866, being the son of Moses and Mary L. Austin. Our subject had one brother, Clarence F. of Paradise. On July 25, 1870, his father contracted a second marriage, the lady being Nancy Hester, a native of Missouri and the nuptials
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 of Connecticut, born at the village of Durham in 1767. When a boy he went to Philadelphia, and in 1787 he married Miss Maria Brown. His brother, Stephen, was then at the head of an important house in Philadelphia, and Moses Austin soon after his
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 father, however, laid down the work the son took it up. The application of Moses Austin was approved by General Arredonda at Monterey on the 17th of January, 1821, a few days after the departure of Austin from San Antonio. This action of the Commanding
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. 1. HENRY D., b.