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George Austen

George Austen

Male 1766 - 1838  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name George Austen  [1, 2
    Christened 26 Aug 1766  Deane, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • His uncle, Tysoe Saul Hancock, was his godfather.
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jan 1838  Monk Sherborne, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Dropsy 
    Buried 22 Jan 1838  All Saints, Monk Sherborne, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6491  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father George Austen,   c. 12 May 1731, Tonbridge, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 26 Jan 1805, St Swithun, Walcot, Bath, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cassandra Leigh,   b. 1739,   d. 1827  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Apr 1764  St Swithun, Walcot, Bath, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Austen appears to have been mentally disabled from birth. He was cared for at the expense of his family, but never in the family home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] A goodly heritage: a history of Jane Austen's family, George Holbert Tucker, (Carcanet New Press, Manchester, 1983;), p.30 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), baptism of George Austen, son of Geo Austen and Cassandra, 26 Aug 1766, Deane By Basingstoke, Hampshire (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1] A goodly heritage: a history of Jane Austen's family, George Holbert Tucker, (Carcanet New Press, Manchester, 1983;), pp.115-117 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S301] Jane Austen: a family record, Deirdre Le Faye, (Cambridge University Press, 2004;), p.12 (Reliability: 2).