George Austin, farmer, P. O. Randolph, was born in Suffield Township, this county, August 10, 1826; son of Anthony and Mariana Austin, natives of Connecticut, who immigrated to Ohio about 1809, and who remained in this county until 1853, in which year they moved to Indiana, remaining there until 1865 and then returning to Randolph Township, this county, where they died, the mother in 1869, the father in 1870. Our subject was united in marriage, March 9, 1860, with Sarah Nash, born in Indiana, June 24, 1836, daughter of Calvin and Emily Nash, natives of Ohio, and who moved to Indiana and there remained until their death, in 1853 and 1841 respectively. To Mr. and Mrs. Austin have been born five children: Lorenzo G., Theresa E., Cora B., Emmet D. and Eliza E. Mr. Austin, who has been engaged in farming all his life, owns seventy-seven and a half acres of land where he and his family reside. Mrs. Austin and Lorenzo G. and Theresa E. are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


History of Portage County, Ohio, Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago, 1885