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Richard I AUSTIN  

Born: 28 FEB 1548 in Titchfield, Hampshire, England
Died: 15 FEB 1622 in Winchester, Hampshire, England
Buried: Titchfield, Hampshire, England
Christening: 28 FEB 1548 Staplehurst, Kent, England

Children With Annis (Agnes) UNK, Married: 20 DEC 1585 in Titchfield, Hampshire, England
William AUSTIN Born:
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Died: 6 JUN 1609
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Emlen (Emmeline) AUSTIN Born: ABT 1591
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Died: AFT 1623
Alice AUSTIN Born: BEF 18 NOV 1593
Titchfield, Hants, England
Died:
Daniel AUSTIN Born: 1594
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Died:
Peter AUSTIN Born: ABT 1596
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Died: AFT 1623
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Annes or Agnes AUSTIN Born: BEF 1 FEB 1596
Exrter, Devon, England
Died: BEF 12 DEC 1677
Richard Ii AUSTIN Born: ABT 1598
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
Died: 1638
Charlestown, Middlesex or Suffolk Co., MA
Joan AUSTIN Born: ABT 1600
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Died: AFT 1623
Titchfield, Hampshire England
Elizabeth AUSTIN Born: 1602
Titchfield, Hampshire, England
Died: BEF 1606
Titchfield, Hampshire England
 
Notes: Littlefield Family Newsetter, Vol 2, p. 79, Vol. 4, p. 33 (which says that he was probably born in the late 1560`s.)

Will of Richard Asten of Titchfield; 1623; Undated, handwritten by son-in-law Edmund (Edmond) Littlefield, signed by Richard`s mark and proved 4 July 1623; Original (will, inventory and proving document) in possession of Hampshire Records Office (Ref: 1623 A1 - 3 pages), Winchester, England. Will proved by Annis (Anes), his wife and executrix.

(Note that text significantly differs from summaries presented in Gary Boyd Roberts` English Origins of New England Families) "In the name of God, Amen. I Richard Asten of Titchfield being possessed of good and ? memory do commit both to God that gave it, my body to the ground, my goods to my wife and children in trust payment (?) as have all mentions (?). I make my wife Anes my sole executor. I give to the Cathedral Church of Winchester, 3 shillings, 4 pence. I give to my son Daniel one bullock of one year old to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my son Peter one bullock of one year old to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my son Richard twenty pounds to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my daughter Joan five pounds to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my daughter Emlen five pounds to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my daughter Elizabeth twelve pounds to be paid six months after my decease, to the years of her she not having the use of it her ? (phrasing ?), my executor shall have the disposing of it to her use. I give to my daughter Anes a cow and a bullock to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my son Daniel`s son Richard two sheep. I give to his son Francis two sheep. I give to my son Peter`s two children a sheep each. I give to my daughter Joan`s child a sheep, all of these sheep to be paid within six months after my decease. I give to my daughter Anes` three children three bullocks two years old to be paid at the end of my lease. I give to my son in law Edmond Littlefield a colt of three years old. I give to my man John Shackleford five shillings in money. I give my man William Hocraft 3 shillings in money. I give my boy John Lodgyer a sheep. I give my maid Catorn a sheep. To all my god children six pence apiece, all these small legacies ? to be paid six months after my decease. I make my son Richard one of my overseers and my neighbor Peter Faithfull also, and I give them for their pains 3s 4d apiece and for ? this my last will and testament.

Richard Astin his mark (A shakey vertical cross)
Signatures (?) of the Witnesses Richard Asten, Peter Faithfull, Edmond Littlefield"
(Proven) 4 July 1623

The introduction to the inventory 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.

Another version of the same will:

The Will of RYCHARD ASTEN of Titchfeild (undated). My wife Anes to be sole executrix. To my son Daniel a bullock. To my son Peter a bullock. To my son Richard £20. To my daughter Joan £5. To my daughter Emlen £5. To my daughter Annes a cow and a bullock. All these legacies to be paid at the end of my lease. To my daughter Elsabeth £12, my executrix to have the disposing of it to her use. To my son Daniel`s sons Richard and Peter two sheep each. To my son Peter`s two children a sheep each. To my daughter Joan`s child a sheep each. To my daughter Anesses three children three bullocks, to be paid at the end of my lease. " I give to my sonn in lawe Edmond Litlefeld a coult of three yeas ould." To my man John Shackaford 5s. To my man William Hocraft 3s. To my boy John Lodgyer a sheep. To my maid Catorn a sheep. To my godchildren 6d each. Overseers: my son Richard and my neighbor Peter Fythfull, and to each I give 3s. 4d. (Signed) Richard Astin. Witnesses: Richard asten, Peter faithfull, and Edmond Litlefield. Proved 4 June 1623 by Agnes Astin, executrix named. Bonds: said Agnes and Edmond Littlefield of Titchfeild clothier. Inventory of the goods of Richard Attnoke alias Austin, taken by Peter faithfull and Stephin Pearcey, Daniell Austin, Edmund Littlefield, and Richard Austin 20 February 1622/3, £123. 12s 6d. (Archdeaconry of Winchester, 1623, original will and inventory)

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Richard I AUSTIN
28 FEB 1548 - 15 FEB 1622
William AUSTIN
1516 - AFT 27 MAY 1567
Margaret WRIGLEY
1522 - 2 MAY 1550


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