Esther Elizabeth Austin

8 August 1840–8 August 1932 (Age 92)
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Esther Elizabeth

When Esther Elizabeth Austin was born on 8 August 1840, in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Edward (born Elias) Austin (born Arnstein), was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Chambers, was 21. She married Edward Jones on 6 April 1865, in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 August 1932, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 92, and was buried in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Edward Jones
1836–1902
Esther Elizabeth Austin
1840–1932
Marriage: 6 April 1865
Emily A. J Jones
1866–1866
Edward Willie Ernest Jones
1867–1950
Albert Horatio Jones
1869–1935
Minnie B. Jones
1871–1872
Mabel Constance Jones
1880–1965
Percy Clifton Jones
1884–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1865
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Edward (born Elias) Austin (born Arnstein)

    Male1804–1856Male

    Mary Ann Chambers

    Female1818–1865Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1840–1932Female

    Mary Anne Austin

    Female1823–1941Female

    Edward William Austin

    Male1843–1922Male

    Caroline Eve Austin

    Female1845–1933Female

    Charles German Austin

    Male1847–1924Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1841

Age 1

George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.
1852

Age 12

Bathurst County was one of the original Nineteen Counties in New South Wales and is now one of the 141 Cadastral divisions of New South Wales. It includes the area to the south-west of Bathurst to Cowra and Orange. The Lachlan River is the boundary to the south-west, the Belubula River forms part of the northern boundary, with the Fish River on the northeastern boundary. Blayney is located roughly in the middle. Bathurst County was named in honour of Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl 1762–1834.[1] The Electoral district of Bathurst (County) was the first state electoral district for the area, between 1856 and 1859. The Lachlan River at Cowra; the river is the boundary between Bathurst and Forbes In 1852 it had an area of 1,196,400 acres (4,842 km2) and population of 6,405. At this time it was described as having some of the best wool in the colony, with excellent farming land.[2]
1867

Age 27

End of transportation to Western Australia.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, and German: from the personal name Austin, a vernacular form of Latin Augustinus, a derivative of Augustus . This was an extremely common personal name in every part of Western Europe during the Middle Ages, owing its popularity chiefly to St. Augustine of Hippo ( 354–430 ), whose influence on Christianity is generally considered to be second only to that of St. Paul. Various religious orders came to be formed following rules named in his honor, including the ‘Austin canons’, established in the 11th century, and the ‘Austin friars’, a mendicant order dating from the 13th century. The popularity of the personal name in England was further increased by the fact that it was borne by St. Augustine of Canterbury ( died c.605 ), an Italian Benedictine monk known as ‘the Apostle of the English’, who brought Christianity to England in 597 and founded the see of Canterbury.2 German: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin .

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

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  • Esther Elizabeth Jones in entry for Mabel Constance Jones, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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