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William Austin Key
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1841
Jasper County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1914
Freestone County
Texas, USA


William Austin Key was born Dec. 30,1841 in Jasper Co.,Georgia to Mariah Smith and Dr. Richard Childress Key.
He married Mary J. Unk. in 1864 in Arkansas. There were four children John R., Annie M., Georgie A. and a infant.
W.A. Key of company D in the 12 regiment of Assc. Caskil Vors. M. Ringer commanding officer of his regiment when released as prisoner of war.
William married Hannah Ellen Gibson Dec. 16, 1873 in Corsicana, Navarro Co., Tx. This marriage was blessed with ten children. Elder W., Wesley Edith, Alerter,W.A.D., Herbert Pierce, William Brisco, Washington M,Alice Mariah, Frank S. and Bertha E. Key. William suffered for years with an eye injury from the war and passed away Dec. 1, 1914. 
Family links: 
  Richard Childress Key (1820 - 1877)
  Mariah A Smith Key (1823 - 1912)
  Hannah Ellen Gibson Key (1853 - 1943)*
  Ella Watts Key Moore (1873 - 1952)*
  Wesley Edith Key Scroggins (1876 - 1964)*
  Herbert Pierce Key (1884 - 1965)*
  William Brisco Key (1886 - 1977)*
  Alice Mariah Key Scroggins (1891 - 1956)*
  Frank S. Key (1893 - 1955)*
  Bertha E. Key Burnham (1896 - 1985)*
  Sarah "Sallie" Jones Key Trimble (1840 - 1930)*
  William Austin Key (1841 - 1914)
  Richard Lovic Key (1846 - 1916)*
  Thomas Dewitt Key (1848 - 1931)*
  Joseph Henry Emanuel Key (1851 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
Shanks Cemetery
Freestone County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: PATCHAS
Originally Created by: Larry & Connie Schultz S...
Record added: Jun 12, 2008
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William Austin Key
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William Austin Key
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William Austin Key
Added by: Larry & Connie Schultz Scarborough
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Honoring you, my gg-grand uncle.
- Dee Garrison 2682 UDC
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013

- Lone Wolf
 Added: May. 2, 2013
"Soldiers rest, your warfare o'er, Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking. Dream of battlefields no more, Days of danger; nights of waking."
- Dalia Tharp-Garrison
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
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