Hancock County, IL
Julia Ann Burnet Austin (1841)
From 1840-1841 he attended the Lane theological seminary in Cincinnati,Ohio. He was ordained in 1841. His first parish was in Hancock County, IL where he traveled around serving various churches. Around 1841, he married Julia Ann Burnet in Cincinnati, Ohio. They had five children. In 1845 they returned to Cincinnati where Austin invested in a lucrative land deal. He purchased a large farm ...
Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
General Catalogue of Lane Theological Seminary, 1828-1881, Cincinnati, Elm street printing company, 1881.
Portrait and Biographical Record of Effingham, Jasper and Richland Counties Illinois: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Governors of the State, and of the Presidents of the United States Chicago, Lake City Publishing Company, 1893.
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