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Sophia Emma Austin Avery
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Birth: 1886
Death: 1974

Sophia Emma Austin was born April 1866 in Clayton, Johnston County, NC, the 3rd of 10 known surviving children (4 boys/ 6 girls) born to farmers Victor Austin and his wife, Dora Austin, who was his 1st cousin.

Sophia was about 30 years old when she married 30-year old farmer, Hubert George Avery on Decembet 6, 1916. A local newspaper reported she had a home wedding performed by Rev. Charles A. Jenkens, Clayton.

The couple farmed in the Auburn area of Wake County and were parents to 3 known children: George V. (1918), Eva P. (1919) and Hubert A. (1920).

Sophia was widowed in 1972 when her husband of 56 years passed at about age 86. She survived him by 2 years, passing in 1974 at about age 88.
Family links: 
  Victor C. Austin (1857 - 1927)
  Dora Austin (1860 - 1938)
  Hubert George Avery (1886 - 1972)*
  George V. Avery (1918 - 1988)*
  Herbert A. Avery (1920 - 1996)*
  Sophia Emma Austin Avery (1886 - 1974)
  Myrtie Elizabeth Austin McLamb (1888 - 1928)*
  Agnes Elizabeth Austin Harris (1897 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: pbfries
Record added: Apr 03, 2009
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