Margaret Austin

1 December 1784–
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Austin was christened on 1 December 1784, in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Austin, was 44 and her mother, Mary Crawford, was 38.

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John Austin
1740–1824
Mary Crawford
1746–1786
John Austin
1766–1846
Hannah Austin
1773–
William Austin
1775–
Mary Austin
1778–
George Austin
1780–
James Austin
1782–
Elisabeth Austin
1784–
Margaret Austin
1784–
Sarah Austin
1786–
Sophia Austin
1792–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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