The Highland Township Historical Society
Highland, Oakland County, Michigan

Original Highland Township Landowner

Hiram Austin

NW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 13

This is likely the Hiram Austin who appears on the 1845 Michigan State Census for Milford Township, Oakland County, with 2 males under 10; 1 male 10 < 21; 1 male 21 < 45; 1 female under 10; 1 female 10 < 21 and 1 female 21 < 45.  That man, in turn, appears to be Hiram Austin, born March 7, 1815, the son of Elias Austin, and the brother of Jobe and Lewis H. Austin; both of whom are known to have resided at Milford.  Hiram the son of Elias later removed to Holly, Oakland County, where he died October 17, 1875.


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