Austin was born about 1892, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
His wife was Lucy Florence Hammack, who he married on 11 OCT 1908. The place has not been found. Their ten known children were Iva Mae (1909-?), Arthur William (1912-?), Archie Monroe (1914-?), Lena Louise (1916-?), Daniel Roy (1918-1920), Thomas Troy (1918-?), Cleo Alfred (1922-?), Luna Marie (1927-?), Josie Francis (1930-?) and Eddie Clifton (1937-?).
!Source: Ester Thomas Burns Jr.