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Laura Jane Greenfield Au
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1829
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Death: Mar., 1909
Richland County
Ohio, USA

Laura married Christopher Au on Jun 27, 1848 in Mort Madison, IA. Eight known children were born to this union:

1. Adessah J. Au b. 1851
2. John H. Au b. 1852.
3. Mary Ella Au Ringer b. 1854.
4. Martha Ann Au Roasberry b. 1856.
5. Sherman G. Au b. 1858.
6. Abraham Hamlin Au b. 1860.
7. Laura F. Au Coats b. 1862.
8. Christopher Sheridan Au b. 1865.

OBITUARY: Au -- Mrs. Laura J. Au, widow of Capt. Christopher Au, died Monday evening at 6 o'clock at her home, 179 North Benton street, at the age of 79 years, 4 months and 13 days, she having been born in Locke township, Cayuga county, New York, November 16, 1829. Her husband, to whom she was united in marriage June 27, 1848, died January 16, 1909, and her oldest son, John, died a week later.
She is survived by two sons, Sherman G., and Abraham, and one daughter, Mrs. P. M. Ringer, all of this city. Funeral services at the home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. S. K. Mahon of the Central Methodist church.
A dramatic incident in the life of Mrs. Au, occurred during the civil war while her husband was at the front. In instilling into the minds of her children a patriotic devotion to their country, she had made for them a flag and unfurled it in the front yard at their home. A man of the community, who was a southern sympathizer, threatened to tear down the flag, but when this was attempted she made a brave defense and the flag was allowed to wave without further molestation." (Received from Robert Malone, a Findagrave.com volunteer)

Captain Christopher Au
son of Henry Au / Barbara Ann Stough

Laura Jane Greenfield
dau of Thomas Greenfield / Mary Walters

A Centennial Biographical
History of Richland Co., OH
by Abraham J. Baughman 1901
(Received from BluMoKitty #46830270 a Findagrave.com volunteer)

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas H Greenfield (1783 - 1855)
  Mary Walters Greenfield (1788 - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  Christopher Au (1824 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Adessah J. Au (1851 - 1851)*
  John Henry Au (1852 - 1909)*
  Mary Ella Au Ringer (1854 - 1928)*
  Martha Jane Au Roasberry (1856 - 1903)*
  Sherman George Au (1858 - 1945)*
  Abraham Hamlin Au (1860 - 1952)*
  Lollie Flora Au Coats (1862 - 1892)*
  Chris Sheridan Au (1865 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  Roxanna Smith (____ - 1865)**
  Julia A. Greenfield Haight (1812 - 1895)*
  Esther Chase Greenfield Willey (1821 - 1899)*
  Caleb Greenfield (1823 - 1910)*
  Luther Greenfield (1827 - 1915)*
  Laura Jane Greenfield Au (1829 - 1909)
  Phebe A Greenfield Mather (1837 - 1925)**
  Cyrenius Greenfield (1839 - 1885)**
  Priscilla Greenfield (1841 - 1863)**
  Almina L Greenfield Valentine (1849 - 1932)**
  Almina L Greenfield Valentine (1849 - 1932)**
  Lettie Greenfield Murphy (1854 - 1912)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mansfield Cemetery
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Twila
Originally Created by: Roy Delong
Record added: Feb 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84891349
Laura Jane <i>Greenfield</i> Au
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Laura Jane <i>Greenfield</i> Au
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Laura Jane <i>Greenfield</i> Au
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