AfriGeneas States Research Forum
[Ms] Austen & Cox Connection
Seeking any information on Jake Austen born around 1877, MS. He married my GGA, Susie Cox (Susan Cox).
Susie Cox, b-1864 or 1865, d-1937 in MS, m. Jake Austen. When Susie's niece, Mary Jones passed, Susie and Jake adopted Mary Jones‘ daughter Aline Hopkins. Jake and Susie owned/operated a butcher shop/grocery store on Main Street in Jackson, MS, the 1920s. A family member reports that Jake had a brother named “Scott."
Susie (Cox) Austen and Jake Austen, along with Aline Hopkins (listed as adopted daughter) were found in the United States Federal Census-1930, Vicksburg, Warren, MS.
Searching Ancestors: My Cox, Jones, Hopkins, Stevenson, Washington, Cook, Harvard/Havart, Fowler, William/Williams.