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Richard Ii AUSTIN
ABT 1598 in Titchfield, Hampshire, England
Died: 1638 in Charlestown, Middlesex or Suffolk Co., MA
Buried: Charlestown, Middlesex, MA
2/5/04: According to one source on the Internet, David B Robinson haruspex@@pobox.com, he came to America in 1638 with his wife and two sons, Anthony B. and Richard B. on the ship Bevis which departed South Hampton, 5/12/1638. He was from Bishopstoke, Hampshire at that time. He traveled with his servant Robert Knight. Also on board were his wife and his sons Richard and Anthony, his sister, Annis, wife of Edmond Littlefield and her children John, age 14, Elizabeth, age 11, Mary 8, Thomas 5, Anne 5 and Frances the Younger who was two and their servant John Knight who was a carpenter and Hugh Durdal.
He died shortly after arriving in America.
The introduction to the inventory of his father`s will follows: "An inventory taken of the goods of Richard Attnoke alias Austin lately deceased by Peter Faithfull and Stephin Pearcy, Daniel Austin, Edmond Littlefield, Richard Austin dated the 20 day of February Anno 1622." Some sample entries: 40 shillings for wearing apparel, 20p 3s for pewter, etc. Total value of inventory 123p 12s 6d.