Richard Austin1

b. circa 1598, d. 1638
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7th great-granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
9th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Richard Austin was born circa 1598 in Titchfield, Hampshire, England.1 He was the son of Richard Austin and Annis (—?—) (Austin).1 He married Elizabeth (—?—) say 1623.1 He died in 1638 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1
Additional Data
Richard Austin was mentioned in his father Richard Austin's undated will (probably 1622).2,3 Click to view image

Richard Austin, tailor of Bishopstoke, age 40, his wife and two children, and a servant, Robert Knight, a carpenter, took passage on the Bevis out of Southampton that sailed for New England in May 1638. Also among the passengers on the Bevis was his sister Annis Austin and her six youngest children.4,5

Children of Richard Austin and Elizabeth (—?—)


  1. [S896] Arthur M. Jr. Sikes, "Who is Anthony Austin" (Presentation, Austin Convention, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 2001).
  2. [S761] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register; (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001), (Orig. Pub. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 148 vols., 1847-1994) 67: 345, "Rychard Asten of Titchfeild will."
  3. [S897] Jim Carlin and Liz Austin Carlin, online <…>, Jim Carlin and Liz Austin (unknown location), downloaded 2005.
  4. [S761] NEHGR, 14: 336.
  5. [S890] Walter Goodwin Davis, "Littlefield, of Wells," Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A Reprinting in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-Ancestor Compendia, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), Vol. III, 484, originally published in The Ancestry of Annis Spear (1945).