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Flossie Thurston Austin
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1905
West Stockholm
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1941
Nicholville
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA

Wednesday, 8/13/1941 Ogdensburg, NY Journal
Winthrop Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Saturday for Mrs. Flossie Thurston Austin, wife of Milan Austin of Nicholville, who passed away in their home at noon Thursday (8/7/1941) after a long illness. She was born at West Stockholm Aug. 6, 1905 and was one of seven children of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Gardner Thurston. The family lived for several years on a farm near Winthrop, later moving to Fort Jackson. Nov. 6, 1921 she married Milan Austin of Fort Jackson and they lived for some time on a farm on the Fort Jackson-Nicholville road, later moving into the village. Three daughters and one son were born to the couple, Esther, Geraldine, Irene and Milan Jr. Geraldine passed away in 1931. Besides her husband, two daughters and son, Mrs. Austin leaves three sisters and three brothers. Namely, Mrs. Carl (Pearl) Briggs of Crary Mills, Mrs. Ray (Ruby) Sheldon, Hopkinton, Mrs. Leo (Ethel) Converse, Fort Jackson, Earl Thurston of Syracuse, Charles Thurston of Canton and Alvin Thurston of Lexington, N. Y. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Services were held in the Nicholville Methodist Church, with Rev. M. E. Van Ornum officiating.
Interment was made in the Fort Jackson-Hopkinton Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth Gardner Thurston (1859 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Milan Austin (1894 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Geraldine Austin (1927 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Pearl Thurston Briggs (1894 - 1989)*
  Ruby E. Thurston Sheldon (1899 - 1988)*
  Ethel V. Thurston Converse (1902 - 2000)*
  Flossie Thurston Austin (1905 - 1941)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Jackson Hopkinton Cemetery
Hopkinton
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Donald Wilcox
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75625991
Flossie <i>Thurston</i> Austin
Added by: Mary Converse
 
 
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