Austin, William L. (1792 VA c1844 VA)

William L. Austin

Austin, William L.


Father: Batholomew Austin
Mother: Anne Reeves

Birth: 17 Mar 1792, Grayson County, Virginia
Birth Source: The Austin Family Association of America

Death: before 1844, probably Virginia
Death Source: Wife remarried on 20 Nov 1844

Spouse1: Isabella Parsons, m. 22 Jan 1827 in Grayson County, Virginia


Children of William L. Austin and Isabella Parsons:
  1. Robert Austin, b. 1829
  2. Eliza L. Austin, b. 1830
  3. Mary J, Austin, b. 1833
  4. Sarah N. Austin, b. 1835
  5. John W. Austin, b. 1837
William L. Austin was issued a North Carolina Land Grant on 13 Jan 1832. The land was on the waters of Stringers Fork of the New River.

William appears to have been deceased by 20 Nov 1844 for on that date, his wife, as Isabella Austin, married Hundley Dowdy in Franklin County, Virginia. She is listed in the 1850 census in Bedford County VA along with her husband, Hundley Dowdy, and two young children born after their marriage along with the four youngest Austin children.

Research Notes


The Austin Family Association of America, as published by The Virginia Genealogist
Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850 online database at Ancestry.com (name incorrectly transcribed as William L. Sustan)
1850 Census - Southern Division, Bedford County, Virginia (HOH Huntley Dowdy)
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