John Austin

M, b. 10 February 1910, d. 10 February 1910
  • John Austin died on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.
  • John was buried on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.
  • He was born on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Edgar Austin and Minnie Sawatzki.

John Austin

M, b. 10 December 1756
  • John Austin was baptized on 10 December 1756 in St Germans, Cornwall, England.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Austin and Tabitha Hill.
  • At the age of 37 years, 6 months and 21 days, John Austin married Mary Lyne on 1 July 1794 in St Germans, Cornwall.

Children of John Austin and Mary Lyne

John Austin

M, b. 25 December 1611

John Austin

M, b. 17 October 1784

John Austin

M, b. 17 December 1681

John Austin

M, b. 7 March 1743

John Gibbens Austin

M, b. 7 June 1812
  • John Gibbens Austin was baptized on 7 June 1812 in St Germans, Cornwall, England.
  • He was the son of William Austin and Mary Gibbens.

John Honey Austin

M, b. 6 July 1834, d. 23 January 1907

John Honey Austin (1834-1907)
  • John Honey Austin was baptized on 6 July 1834 in Buckland Monachorum, England, The parish register shows that John was baptised as George Honey, not John Honey. The name George does not appear anywhere else on any other official or non-official records. Perhaps a twin to John died.
  • He was the son of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census, John Honey Austin was living in the household of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey in Buckland Monachorum. Thomas is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Ann also 40 (both not born in Devon), living with their two sons William 11 and John 7, both born in Devon.

  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census, John Honey Austin was living in the household of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey in Tavistock. Thomas is shown as a 50 year old ag labourer born Menheniot Cornwall, living with his wife Ann, also 50 and born Lewannick, Cornwall, and sons William, a 20 year old carpenter and John 16,an ag labourer. Both boys were born in Buckland Monachorum.

  • At the age of 21 years, 10 months and 18 days, John Honey Austin married Mary Jane Burt Chivell, daughter of Robert Chivell and Martha Vowden, on 24 May 1856 in Philleigh, England. John was a 22 year old bachelor labourer living at Treworthell, father Thomas also a labourer. Mary Jane was a 22 year old spinster living at Trenestral in Ruan Lanihorne. Her father Robert was a labourer. They were married by Banns and witnesses to the marriage were William Moore and Robert Chivell who signed with his mark. The bride signed CHILELL.
  • John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell immigrated to Queensland, Australia, on 19 June 1858 with their daughter Matilda Jane on the 517 ton barque the "Ascendant" from Plymouth, Devonshire. It arrived in Moreton Bay on 28 March 1858. The "Ascendant" carried 235 immigrants. John and Mary Ann's son was born during the passage to Australia. They named him Thomas Henry Ascendant.
  • Between December 1858 and 1867 it is believed that John Honey worked for Thomas Payne, a very popular person and a leader of the Primative Methodists at Oxley Creek and who owned "Fairy Farm". Oxley Creek and Rocky Water Holes area today known as Rocklea.
  • On 9 September 1867 he was a farm labourer at the time of his daughter Emma Louisa's birth
    in Oxley Creek, Brisbane.
  • On 7 September 1869 while in Oxley Creek, John Honey Austin made application for the selection of Portion 46, Parish of Bunya, an area of 46 acres. The fulfilment certificate dated 21 April 1875, signed by his neighbours George Biggs and John Jenkinson, said the selector resides on the land, that there is a 4 roomed house valued about 40 pound, crops of maize and potatoes, stockyard, piggeries and a slab barn. The Selector had paid the purchase price and the deed was issued on 15th January 1876. It is though the family moved to Bunya some time between the births of their sons Charles at Rocky Water Holes in 1869 and George Edgar in Bunya in 1872.
  • On 24 February 1874 while at Bunya, John Honey Austin was appointed Treasurer of the Bunya School Committee. He was appointed as a member of the School Committee again on 7 June 1877.
  • Sometime before 1879 John leased his house and land to his former neighbour, John Jenkinson, a farmer, who was still leasing the property in 1887. John and Mary Ann had moved to Dugandan in the Fassifern Valley.
  • In 1889 John Honey Austin lived in Dugandan, Queensland. He was listed as a JP in the Post Office Directory of 1889.
  • On 6 February 1898,his wife, Mary Jane Burt Chivell died in Milford, Fassifern, Queensland, Australia, at age 63. The informant for her death certificate, her husband John Honey Austin, stated that she was 64 years old and died from acute gastritis having suffered for 20 hours. Her father's name was given as Robert Chivell, an overseer and her mother was Martha. She was born in Rowen Church Town, Cornwall and had been in Queensland for 39 years having been married in Pheleigh, Cornwall at the age of 22 years to John Honey Austin. She had nine living children:- Matilda Ann H 41, Thomas Henry A 39, Charlotte Jane 37, Harriotte Emily 35, William John H 32, Emma Louisa 30, Charles Edwin 28, George Edgar 25 and Arthur James C aged 22.
  • In 1902 John Honey Austin lived at Dugandan, Queensland.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Boonah. He was listed as a farmer as were his sons Charles, George, William and Arthur.
  • John Honey Austin died on 23 January 1907 in Milford at age 72. The cause of death was cardiac disease and cardiac failure.
  • John was buried on 25 January 1907 in Boonah, Queensland.
    Gravestone of John Honey Austin and Mary Ann Austin - Teviotville Cemetery. The grave is surrounded by a small fence over which is growing a wild tea rose almost obscuring the stone.

Children of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell

John Thomas Austin

M, b. 25 September 1865, d. 28 May 1866

John Thomas Austin

M, b. September 1859, d. before November 1862
  • John Thomas Austin's birth was registered in the Tavistock, Devon Registration District in the September 1859 Quarter.
  • He was the son of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • John Thomas Austin died before November 1862.
  • He immigrated on 4 November 1862 to Moerton Bay, Queensland, Australia, with William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.

John Towers Austin

M, b. 1943, d. 9 February 1964
  • John Towers Austin was born in 1943.
  • He was the son of Vivian Towers Austin and Jane Parker.
  • John Towers Austin died on 9 February 1964 in New South Wales. (An obituary appeared in the Nambour paper page 21 AUSTIN Mr John Towers 1964 Obituary Obi Obi. )
  • John was buried in Nambour Cemetery. Garden Lawn Section.

Jone Austin

F, b. 30 March 1634

Jone Austin

F, b. 12 June 1636
  • Jone Austin was baptized on 12 June 1636 in Menheniot, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Austin.

Joseph Austin

M, b. 22 March 1867, d. 3 April 1867

Joseph Bartlett Austin

M, b. 19 June 1869, d. 24 August 1894

Joyce Austin

F, b. 15 April 1923, d. 11 January 2010

June Austin

F, b. 25 September 1926, d. 22 May 1986

Kathleen Mavis Austin

F, b. 15 June 1925, d. 1 August 2012
  • Kathleen Mavis Austin was born on 15 June 1925 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Edgar Austin and Margaret Mary Barker.
  • At the age of 27 years and 13 days, Kathleen Mavis Austin married Ronald Norman (Ron) Kahler, son of Norman Ferdinand (Nobby) Kahler and Elizabeth Busiko, on 28 June 1952 in Queensland.
  • Kathleen Mavis Austin died on 1 August 2012 at age 87.
  • Kathleen was buried on 6 August 2012 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. Her funeral notice inThe Chronicle read: -
    "KAHLER, Kathleen Mavis "Kath" (nee Austin). Late of Crows Nest, passed away peacefully
    surrounded by family on 1st August 2012, aged 87
    years. Beloved Wife of Ron (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother
    and Mother-in-law Loved Sister,
    Sister-in-law and Aunt.
    Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Kath's funeral, to be held at St George the Martyr Anglican Church, Crows Nest, Service
    commencing at 11.00am, Monday 6th August 2012, followed by interment at the Crows Nest Cemetery.
    "Forever in Our Hearts.""

Leslie Henry Austin

M, b. 17 September 1892, d. 5 October 1931
  • Leslie Henry Austin was born on 17 September 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Leslie Henry Austin commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 20 September 1897. aged 5 years.
  • Between 1916 and 1922 Leslie Henry Austin lived in Mountain Camp. Farmer.
  • At the age of 28 years, 4 months and 9 days, Leslie Henry Austin married Edith Evelyn Kidman, daughter of Samuel Kidman and Ann Cogan, on 26 January 1921 in Queensland.
  • Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. Les gave his address as Leonta, Mountain Camp while Edith gave her's as Anduramba.
  • On 5 January 1929 "The Courier Mail" reported -
    CROW'S NEST.
    Virginia Sports Ball-The ball held In aid ot the Virginia Public Hall funds was a record, from all points of view. Only a small charge was made, and the takings totalled over £13. All the districts around were represented. Messrs M Paton and C Rohde supplied the music, while Mr Les Austin had charge of the dance room arrangements. The chocolate waltz was won by Miss I M'Greevy and Mr. G. Kidman. Refieshments were handed round about midnight, the catering being carrried out by a ladles' committee. The gross takings of the sports and ball amounted to £77/10/, which should allow of the Sports Club making an excellent profit."
  • Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Anduramba. Les was a farmer but his address was still listed as Leonta Villa, Mountain Camp - his parents property.
  • In 1931 he was Dairy Farmer.
  • Leslie Henry Austin died on 5 October 1931 in Queensland at age 39. He died from leukaemia.
  • Leslie was buried on 6 October 1931 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. His headstone reads:
    Aged 39
    Our Dear Father
    H L (Les) Austin
    .

Children of Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman

Leslie Roy Stanley Austin

M, b. 29 November 1931, d. 10 December 2012
  • Leslie Roy Stanley Austin was born on 29 November 1931 in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman.
  • Leslie Roy Stanley Austin and Joyce May Gibson were engaged The engagement was announced in "The Courier Mail" - "AUSTIN — GIBSON.— The engagement is announced of Joyce May, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gibson, Rode Road, Chermside, to Leslie Roy Stanley, younger son of Mrs. Austin, Boothby Street, Kedron, and the late Mr. Les. Austin, Crow's Nest, Queensland" on 29 November 1952.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 6 days, Leslie Roy Stanley Austin married Joyce May Gibson on 7 February 1953 in Kedron. The marriage was announce in "The Courier Mail" on the same day - " AUSTIN— GIBSON. — On the 7th February at the Little Flower Church, Kedron, by the Rev. Father Augustine. Leslie Roy Stanley, younger Son of Mrs. E. Austin, Kedron, and the late Mr. Les. Austin, Crow's Nest, to Joyce May, only Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Gibson. Chermslde."
  • Leslie Roy Stanley Austin died on 10 December 2012 at age 81.
  • Leslie was cremated on 14 December 2012 in Pinaroo Crematorium.

Louisa Austin

F, b. 14 March 1802
  • Louisa Austin was baptized on 14 March 1802 in St Germans, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Abraham Austin and Mary Ann Avery.
  • At the age of 25 years, 11 months and 14 days, Louisa Austin married Richard Andrew on 28 February 1828 in St Germans, Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census, Louisa Austin was living in the household of William Abraham Austin and Thomas Carpenter Austin in St Germans, Cornwall. William and Thomas were living with their aunt and uncle Richard and Louisa Andrew.

Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin

F, b. 30 August 1906
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin was born on 30 August 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki.
  • Lynda was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Dorris Irene Emily Austin and Gustav Paul Hohenhaus, son of Wilheim Friedrich Hohenhaus and Ottililie Emilie Ramdon Gerchow, on 15 October 1930 in Queensland; The following notice appeared in "The Brisbane Courier' on Saturday 25 October 1930 - HOHENHAUS-AUSTIN.
    The Boonah Methodist Church was the scene of a picturesque wedding on October 14, the bridegroom being Mr. Gustav Paul Hohenhaus (third son of Mr. W. P. Hohenhaus and the late Mrs. Hohenhaus, of Moogerah) and the bride Miss Doris Austin (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Austin, Milford). Girlfriends of the bride had decorated the church with roses, arum lilies, and larkspurs, and the bridal couple stood under an archway formed of pink and white flowers. Rev. A. C. Tempest officiated, and Mrs. G. Grim- sev presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a frock of white crepe de Chine, and an embossed tulle veil, caught with a circlet of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white roses and gerberas. Miss Linda Austin (sister of the bride) was bridesmaid, and was flocked in pink crepe de Chine, with which she wore a cream picture hat. Her bouquet was com posed of pink roses and gerberas. Mr. Jack Hohenhaus (brother of the bride- groom) carried out the duties of best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at a cafe. Later Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Hohenhaus left for a tour of the Northern Rivers. They will make their future home at Moogerah."
    Dorris' sister Lynda married Gustav's brother Albert.
  • At the age of 25 years, 8 months and 18 days, Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin married Albert Adolph Hohenhaus, son of Wilheim Friedrich Hohenhaus and Ottililie Emilie Ramdon Gerchow, on 18 May 1932 in Queensland. Lynda's sister Dorris married Albert's brother Gustav.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin and Albert Adolph Hohenhaus appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Springdale. He was a grazier and she carried out home duties. Her brother Alex also lived in the district.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin and Albert Adolph Hohenhaus appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Locke Street, Stanthorpe. He was a grazier and she carried out home duties.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at 49 Bridge Street, Stanthorpe.

Maria Jane Austin

F, b. 8 February 1838
  • Maria Jane Austin was baptized on 8 February 1838 in Hessenford. Her father was a farmer of Treloye (Parish of St. Martins.)
  • She was the daughter of Abraham Austin and Jane Susannah Carpenter.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census, Maria Jane Austin was living in the household of Abraham Austin and Jane Susannah Carpenter in Hessenford, Cornwall. Abraham was a 30 year old, living with his wife Jane 25 and chldren Maria 4 and Elizabeth 3. Also living with them were 50 year old Elizabeth Carpenter and her daughter Rebecca aged 15. All were born in the county.

  • At the age of 16 years, 11 months and 3 days, Maria Jane Austin married William Langman on 11 January 1855 in St Martin by Looe, Cornwall. Maria was living at Downderry at the time of her marriage, her father was Abraham Austin, a farmer.

Mary Austin

F, b. 18 December 1796, d. November 1818
  • Mary Austin was baptized on 18 December 1796 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • Mary Austin died in November 1818 in Menheniot at age 21.
  • Mary was buried on 20 November 1818 in Menheniot. The burial record shows she was 21 years old.

Mary Austin

F, b. 1 December 1742

Mary Austin

F, b. 21 October 1765
  • Mary Austin was baptized on 21 October 1765 in St Germans, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Abraham Austin and Sarah Olver.

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin

F, b. 6 March 1864, d. 1939
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin was born on 6 March 1864 in Queensland. She was a twin to William Francis Bartlett Austin.
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • At the age of 23 years, 9 months and 16 days, Mary Ann Bartlett Austin married Joseph Brooke on 22 December 1887 in Queensland.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1939 in Queensland.

Children of Mary Ann Bartlett Austin and Joseph Brooke

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin

F, b. September 1861, d. 1864
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin's birth was registered with the Devon, England, Registration District in the September 1861 Quarter .
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin immigrated on 4 November 1862 to Moerton Bay, Queensland, Australia, with William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1864 in Queensland. She most likely died on the same day as her older brother William Francis as their deaths are registered consecutively.

Matilda Ann Honey Austin

F, b. 12 April 1857, d. 4 February 1934
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin was baptized on 12 April 1857 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin immigrated to Queensland on 23 June 1858. Came to Australia with her parents on the barque "Ascendent."
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 17 days, Matilda Ann Honey Austin married Edward Diamond on 29 May 1879 in Queensland.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. James Bernard was a clerk.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. Edward Charles was a draper.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. Francis, a labourer, and Matilda Jane, a clerk also lived with them. Their son Edward and his wife lived in Allen Street, Hamilton.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. John Henry was a freezer and Matilda Jane a clerk. Vincent was a barman. Edward and his wife Zoe lived in Allen Street, Hamilton.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin died on 4 February 1934 in Queensland at age 76.

Children of Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond

Myrtle Florence Austin

F, b. 26 October 1912, d. 14 August 2007

Myrtle Florence Austin (1912-2007). Daughter of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin was born on 26 October 1912 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 2 days, Myrtle Florence Austin married George Wilfred McLeod Kidman, son of Samuel Kidman and Ann Cogan, on 28 February 1934 in Queensland.
    Wedding of Myrtle Florence Austin and Geoge Wiflred McLeod Kidman 28 February 1934. Bridesmaid Berenice Austin.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin and George Wilfred McLeod Kidman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Anduramba. George was a farmer.
  • On 14 June 1946,her husband, George Wilfred McLeod Kidman died in Anduramba, Queensland, at age 42. George was the local blacksmith. He is said to have picked up his 500lb anvil and put it on the back of his truck. He turned around and died a heart attack.
  • At the age of 35 years, 2 months and 5 days, Myrtle Florence Austin married Leslie Charles Spies, son of Johann (John) Spies and Ettie Emilia (Ethel Amelia) Nothdurft, on 31 December 1947 in Queensland. The marriage was witnesses by the minister's wife. No friends or family were present.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin's and Leslie Charles Spies's first child was born August 1948. The family lived at Anduramba. Sometime between 1948 and Feb 1950, the farm was sold and the family moved to Killburnie where they leased a farm from Mrs Schmaling. They eventually bought their own farm at Killburnie.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin died on 14 August 2007 in Oakey Hospital at age 94.
  • Myrtle was buried on 17 August 2007 in Evergreen Cemetery, Kulpi.

Child of Myrtle Florence Austin and George Wilfred McLeod Kidman