George Austen

George Austen (2)


Born August 26th 1766.
Baptized at Deane.
A mental defective, subject to epileptic fits.
He did not live with the family but, on the death of Mrs Austen in 1827, a fifth part of the estate left by her was accepted by Edward Knight, who gave a receipt for the money 'for the use of my brother George, being his full share of the 3,350 Old South Sea Annuities.'
He died in January 1838, and was buried at Monk Sherbourne, Hampshire.
George Austen

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