April 19 1755: Abstracts of the Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Rowan County, North Carolina 1753-1762 II:72 19 April 1755 Esquires present: Jas Carter, Jno Handby, Alexr Osburn & Thos Potts. … Whereas John Auston a Saponia Indian and Mary a Susquhanah Indian and Thos a Cattaaba applied for a pass to the Cataba Nation being now on their Journey to conclude a Genl Peace with ye Catabas in behalf of the Sd Nation and also presented 3 Belts of Wampum to Sd Court by which the sd Treaty is to be concluded. Copyright Jo White Linn 1977 Mrs. Stahle Linn, Jr. Box 1948 Salisbury, N.C. 28144 Stamped (Carnegie Public Library, Washington C. H., Ohio 43160)"
"The Virginia Genealogist" October-December 1961, 147-54. John Sr. made his will in 1758........named his wife Hannah and sons John, Valentine, Stephen, Richardson, also called Richard, and Joseph, mentioning that the first 2 were married. In the biography, John W. Scott has Richard listed as the son of a Saponie Indian.
John Austin b: 1720 in Virginia Valentine Austin b: Abt 1722 in Virginia Richard Austin b: 1726 in , , Virginia Stephen Austin b: Abt 1728 in Pittsylvania Virginia Joseph Austin b: 1730-1735 in Pittsylvania, Virginia William Austin b: 14 Sep 1726 in Virginia
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