AUSTIN,  Levi Brown

AUSTIN, Levi Brown[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1819 - 1897  (77 years)

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  • Name AUSTIN, Levi Brown  [5
    Born 20 Feb 1819  Addison County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence Between 1833 and 1838  Oswego, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1838  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1840  Cleveland, OH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1842  Furniture Business Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1842  Burlington, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Arrival 16 Aug 1849  Bear Valley, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1850  Deputy Marshall Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1850  Fremont, Yolo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1850  Fremont, Yolo County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1851  Nevada County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1856  Proprietor, Selby Flat Hotel, Selby Flat, Nevada County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1860  Miner Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1860  Nevada, Nevada, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1867  Selby Flat, Nevada, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1868  Hollister, San Benito, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1870  Town Carpenter Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1870  San Juan, Monterey, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1874  Monterey, Monterey, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1876  Monterey, Monterey, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Stationer
    Residence 1877  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1878  Grocer, Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1879  Washington Street, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • No house # given
    Residence 1880  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Membership 1888  SCPS (Santa Cruz County Society of California Pioneers) Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence 1892  78 Cayuga, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Died 13 Feb 1897  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Person ID I181  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2013 

    Father AUSTIN, Francis Brown,   b. 24 Dec 1795, Rochester, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1855, Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother WHITTEN, Eleanor L,   b. 1 Dec 1800, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1874, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1818  [4, 19
    Notes 
    • Marriage
      Date: 1818 [20]
    Albums
    Austin Family & Descendants
    Austin Family & Descendants (39)
    Francis Brown Austin descendants
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MARTIN, Jane,   b. 28 Feb 1821, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1904, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1851  [19
    Children 
     1. AUSTIN, M J,   b. 1852, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. AUSTIN, Annie Franklin,   b. Oct 1859, Nevada City, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1915, Berkeley, Alameda County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     3. AUSTIN, Emma,   b. 16 Nov 1862, Nevada County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1864, Selby Flat, Nevada, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. AUSTIN, Nellie,   b. Abt 1863, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1819 - Addison County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1833 and 1838 - Oswego, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1838 - Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Cleveland, OH, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842 - Burlington, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 16 Aug 1849 - Bear Valley, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1850 - Deputy Marshall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Fremont, Yolo, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Fremont, Yolo County, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Nevada County, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1856 - Proprietor, Selby Flat Hotel, Selby Flat, Nevada County, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1860 - Miner Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Nevada, Nevada, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Selby Flat, Nevada, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1868 - Hollister, San Benito, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1870 - Town Carpenter Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - San Juan, Monterey, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Monterey, Monterey, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1876 - Monterey, Monterey, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1877 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1878 - Grocer, Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1879 - Washington Street, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - 78 Cayuga, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1897 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Levi B Austin

  • Notes 
    • L. B. AUSTIN.



      L. B. Austin was born February 20, 1819, in Addison County, Vermont. His father, Francis Brown Austin, was a native of New Hampshire. His mother, Eleanor Whitten, was also a native of New Hampshire.

      In 1833 the family moved to Oswego, New York, where they remained until 1838. In the spring of 1838 they moved to Indiana. In 1840 he went to Cleveland, Ohio, where he remained for two years. In 1842 he went to Iowa, where he engaged in furniture business, in the city of Burlington, remaining until 1849. He left Burlington with Captain Henry Niles' company for California. At St. Joseph the company received additions and thoroughly organized. They had no serious trouble with the Indians, and at Humboldt the company disbanded.

      He entered California August 16, 1849, through Bear Valley, passing Donner Lake, which had so recently been the scene of the Donner party's sufferings. Hearing that carpenters were in great demand at Fremont, Yolo County, he went there, 1851, he went to Nevada County, where he remained until 1868, when he went to Hollister. In 1874 he moved to Monterey, and in 1877 came to Santa Cruz.



      HISTORY OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.- E. S. Harrison, Pacific Press Publ. Co., San Francisco, 1891

      Transcribed by Kathy Sedler.

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    5. [S342] Santa Cruz County History Journal, Issue Number 4, (ISBN 0-940283-10-7), Austin, Levi Brown, P 38.

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    7. [S250] History of Santa Cruz County, E. S. Harrison, (Pacific Press Publ. Co., San Francisco, 1891), In 1833 the family moved to Oswego, New York, where they remained until 1838. In the spring of 1838 they moved to Indiana.

    8. [S250] History of Santa Cruz County, E. S. Harrison, (Pacific Press Publ. Co., San Francisco, 1891), In 1840 he went to Cleveland, Ohio, where he remained for two years. In 1842 he went to Iowa, where he engaged in the furniture business, in the city of Burlington, remaining until 1849. He left Burlington with Captain Henry Niles' company for California. At St. Joseph the company received additions and thoroughly organized. They had no serious trouble with the Indians, and at Humboldt the company disbanded.

    9. [S250] History of Santa Cruz County, E. S. Harrison, (Pacific Press Publ. Co., San Francisco, 1891), He entered California August 16, 1849, through Bear Valley, passing Donner Lake, which had so recently been the scene of the Donner party's sufferings. Hearing that carpenters were in great demand at Fremont, Yolo County, he went there. In May, 1851, he went to Nevada County, where he remained until 1868, when he went to Hollister. In 1874 he moved to Monterey, and in 1877 came to Santa Cruz.

    10. [S396] Directory for 1856, Brown & Dallison, p 51: Austin, LB, Proprietor Selby Flat Hotel.

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