Austen records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Austen family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Austen surname or get a copy of the Austen family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Austen Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Austen Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Austen family tree.

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Study the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Austen family using the FreeBMD database.

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Investigate the LDS Database for records of the Austen family.

Research the Austen surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Austen Military records.

ukDid you know that there are currently 1863 people with the Austen surname in the UK? Austen is now ranked number 2433 for popularity in the UK.

Austen Family Tree Databases

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Miscellaneous Austen Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Austen family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Austen surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Austen

Wikipedia Jane Austen (16 December 1775 ? 18 July 1817) was an English novelist, whose realism, biting social commentary and use of free indirect speech have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature.
Wikipedia Elizabeth Alice Austen (March 17, 1866 ? June 9, 1952) was a Staten Island photographer.
Wikipedia Cassandra Elizabeth Austen (9 January 1773 ? 22 March 1845) was an amateur English watercolorist and the elder sister of Jane Austen.
Wikipedia Katherine Austen (1629-ca.
Wikipedia Louie Austen (born Alois Luef on 19 September 1946) is an Austrian classically trained bar and jazz crooner who has been active in the electronic music scene.
Wikipedia Charles John Austen CB (1779 ? 7 October 1852) was an officer in the Royal Navy.