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Augustus Alston
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1815
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 30, 1891
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Son of John Alston & Jane Hardaway Davis, who emigrated in 1810 to Williamson County, Tennessee, and located near Triune on property bought from Thomas Sumner.

Augustus Alston's sisters were Elizabeth Davis Alston Hyde, Sarah Kearney Alston Johnson, and Lucy Alston King.

Brothers were Hardaway (1800-1876), James (1805-1879) Solomon (1813-1880), and John (1820-?) "Jack" Alston.

(Alston family information provided by Karen Neely Mullins, #46955310.)

Augustus Alston married Eliza B. Morton Scales 29 May 1834, in Williamson County. They had two surviving daughters, Mary Jane Alston Carl and Sarah Elizabeth Alston Anthony.

After Eliza's death, Mr. Alston married Margaret Westbrook Hill on 22 Mar 1870, also in Williamson County. They also had two daughters, Minnie Alston Smith and Fannie Alston Longhurst. Their combined household included Margaret Westbrook Hill's two youngest sons from her previous marriage.

Date of death listed on memorial is from death certificate. Marker lists date of death as June 1, 1891. 
Family links: 
  John Alston (1781 - 1837)
  Jane Hardaway Davis Alston (1782 - 1866)
  Eliza B. Morton Alston (1817 - 1868)*
  Mary Margaret Westbrook Alston (1843 - 1899)*
  Mary Jane Alston Carl (1835 - 1887)*
  Minnie Alston Smith (1872 - 1930)*
  Fannie Alston Longhurst (1874 - 1943)*
  Elizabeth Davis Alston Hyde (1802 - 1884)*
  Sarah Kearney Alston Johnson (1807 - 1892)**
  Lucy Ann Alston King (1810 - 1890)*
  Augustus Alston (1815 - 1891)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: D-28
Created by: Harriet W. Berry
Record added: Jun 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92621263
Augustus Alston
Added by: Harriet W. Berry
Augustus Alston
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