|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1873|
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 1908|
daughter of P.A. and Anna Sturgis
She sweetly sleeps
Married 1: Bert Austin on April 5, 1888 in Morgan County, IL.
Married 2: John B. Austin on April 4, 1892.
Four children by this marriage:
Nellie May Austin was murdered by her husband John Bert Austin. He fired three shots into her. He was arrested and charged with premediated murder. Claimed
for sixteen years of his marriage he has been a sufferer and also blames his mother-in-law for many of the troubles.
Nellie May was a graduate of Illinois College. For some time and due to her husband's excessive drinking, Nellie May had been supporting the family by giving music lesson.
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.
Daily Illinois State Journal, June 6, 1908/June 21, 1908/July 18, 1908.
FAG Contributor 47173661
Peter A. Sturgis (1844 - 1926)
Annie Deare Sturgis (1848 - 1931)
Ailene Austin Lonergan (1902 - 1974)*
Franklin City Cemetery
Created by: P. Meado
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51493021
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i do it all for love..L.O.V.E.|
Added: Apr. 22, 2010