Austin, Robert (1811 NC - 1879 KY)

Robert Austin

Austin, Robert


Father: Bartholomew Austin
Mother: Anne Reeves

Birth: 10 Nov 1811, Ashe County, North Carolina
Birth Source: Census Record and Find A Grave

Death: Feb 1879, Boyd County, Kentucky
Death Source: Find A Grave (Undocumented)

Spouse1: Mahala "Aly" Snow


Children of Robert Austin and Mahala Snow:
  1. Lydia Austin, b. 1839
  2. Nancy J. Austin, b. 1841
  3. Prudence Austin, b. 1843
  4. Mary Austin, b. 1845
  5. Margaret Austin, b. 1849
  6. Squire Austin, b. 1852
  7. John C. Austin, b. 1855
  8. George Austin, b. 1858
In the 1850 census, Robert Austin's occupation is listed as minister.

An undocumented family story found on Find A Grave that has been passed down suggests that Robert, Aly and their son John, had gone to pray for those trapped at a Princess, Kentucky clay mine collapse, when a tragic 2nd collapse occurred killing all involved.

Research Notes


1840 Census - Ashe County, North Carolina
1850 Census - Pike County, Kentucky
1860 Census - Floyd County, Kentucky
1870 Census - Rich Valley, Smyth County, Virginia
Find A Grave

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