Samuel Austin was my second Great GrandUncle He was born November 18, 1801Montgomery Co., MD and came to KY with his siblings and parents Zachariah Austin and Margaret Offut. He was a MD. On 8-9-1831 in Butler Co., he married Nancy Wand James, a Morgantown native and daughter of John Foster and Margaret Elizabeth/Betsy (WAND) James, both VA natives (also listed in the Census) .They had at least eight children: Richard Elliot (m REED), Margaret Ellen (m PORTER), Henrietta (m GOODHALL), William "Henry" (m HILL) , Joseph H (m HILL), Judge Samuel H (m PORTER)- he was Butler Co's First Judge, Zeralda (m TAYLOR and BROWN) , John MR (m BARNES) Dr Samuel Austin died 12-3-1884 and is buried in the Salem Cemetery, in Logansport His brother John Magruder Austin, is also in the 1840 Census, John was also a M.D. and was born 12-11-1803 in Montgomery Co., MD and died 7-4-1852 in Morgantown, Butler Co., KY He married, on 12-13-1827 in Butler Co, Zeralda M James of Butler Co., daughter of John Foster and Margaret Elizabeth Wand, she a sister of his brother Sam's wife Nancy W Wand. They had the following known offspring: Columbus (died at 8), Addison (Unm.), Amanda Zerelda (m HOWARD), Christopher G (died @ 10), Mary Rosaline (m McGOWAN) , and Foster J.(m Minerva Unk)
Submitted by: Fran Osborn

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