Wait Austin family information was collected mostly by Garry Austin of Indiana, a direct descendant of Wait. The key fact tying this family together is an obituary titled: "Jedediah Phelps Austin, One of the First Settlers in this Part of the County, Died Dec. 4, 1896." The obituary text states that Jedediah was born in Vermont and that his parents were Wright & Mary Austin.
This Austin line, from the AFAOA Archives, does not appear in the back of the Edith Austin Moore's book Robert Austin of Rhode Island. The archival database has been updated with data from Garry Austin, and census and vital records.
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