Austin Kilbourn

Male28 January 1794–20 March 1872

Brief Life History of Austin

When Austin Kilbourn was born on 28 January 1794, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Kilbourn, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Sellew, was 24. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1850 and Connecticut, United States in 1870. He died on 20 March 1872, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 78, and was buried in Green Cemetery, Glastonbury Center, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Austin? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Kilbourn
Hannah Sellew
Austin Kilbourn
Sophronia Kilbourn
Ogden Kilbourn
Eliza Kilbourn
Horace Kilbourn

Sources (12)

  • Austin Kilbourn in household of Ogden Kilbourn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Austin Kilborn, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Austin Kilbourn, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 8

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (mainly Leicestershire): variant of Kilburn .

Possibly also an Americanized form of German Kühlborn: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia; the meaning of the name being kühl ‘cool’ + born ‘well, spring’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.