Austin, Jeannette Holland 1936–

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Austin, Jeannette Holland 1936–

PERSONAL: Born July 28, 1936, in Atlanta, GA; daughter of Laurel Benjamin (owner of a health insurance company) and Marguerite Elizabeth (Evans) Holland; married Jerry Franklin Austin (died, 1993); children: Suzanne Teri Stucki Skedsvold, Christopher Lewis. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Attended Georgia State College. Politics: Republican. Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).

ADDRESSES: Home—1152 East Peachtree St., St. Simons Island, GA 31522. Office—P.O. Box 21701, St. Simons Island, GA 31522. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Professional Genealogists, St. Simons Island, GA owner, 1967–. Owner and operator of the Internet Web sites, 1996–, and Georgia, 2001–. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Center, staff training director, 1988–2002; lecturer to genealogical and historical societies.

MEMBER: Savannah Historical Society.


The Georgians, Genealogical Publishing (Baltimore, MD), 1984.

Georgia Bible Records, Clearfield Co. (Baltimore, MD), 1985.

Abstracts of Georgia Wills, Genealogy-Books (St. Simons Island, GA), 1998.

Creator of Confederate Dead Database, 1998.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Georgia Settlers, a collection of Georgia genealogies, with six to twelve volumes expected to result; Colonial Planters in Georgia, a history and biographies; Austin Collection, a database of genealogists' notes related to Georgia.



Genealogy Books: Jeannette Austin, Author, Lecturer, and Professional Genealogist, (August 22, 2004).

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