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Bryant Deberry Austin, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1858
Wingate
Union County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1949
Wingate
Union County
North Carolina, USA

Mr. Bryant Austin dies in 91st year. Well-known resident of Wingate section; large concourse at funeral Sunday

Mr. Bryant Deberry Austin of Wingate, whose serious illness was reported in the last issue of The Journal died Saturday morning. One of the oldest persons in the county, Mr. Austin reached his ninetieth year on the 7th of last December.

Members of the pioneer Austin and Hamilton families, his parents were Bryant D and Elizabeth Hamilton Austin. His father owned the Austin Mill, which in its days was an important place in the community. His wife who was Miss Elena Colon Williams, died January 24, 1934. They were married January 25, 1883.

Surviving are six sons, JB, JR, BP, and BM Austin of Wingate, WO Austin of Peachland, and DB Austin of Charlotte; three daughters, Mrs. Blair Bivens (chp note: Grace Elizabeth Austin) of Monroe, Mrs. HC Nance of Concord, and Mrs. Luke Russell of Matthews; 37 grandchildren, and 24 greatgrandchildren.

The funeral, which was held Sunday afternoon, was largely attended, the Wingate Baptist Church and annex being filled to capacity. Floral offerings were extensive. The service was conducted by the pastor, Rev. DK Shelton, assisted by President Burris. Burial was in the Wingate Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Messrs. Charles Thomas, HE Helms, Sam Love, WL Thayer, JC Helms, and LJ Watson.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryant Deberry Austin (1811 - 1885)
  Ellen Elizabeth Hamilton Austin (1816 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Elena Colon Williams Austin (1865 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Elizabeth Austin Bivens (1883 - 1958)*
  Joseph Deberry Austin (1885 - 1974)*
  William Oscar Austin (1886 - 1963)*
  Sallie Emeline Austin Parker (1888 - 1913)*
  Thomas Justice Austin (1890 - 1920)*
  Mamie Kate Austin Russell (1892 - 1977)*
  Bascum Austin (1895 - 1896)*
  Bertis Milton Austin (1896 - 1972)*
  David Blair Austin (1898 - 1951)*
  James Roy Austin (1901 - 1974)*
  Thelma Glenn Austin Nance (1904 - 1966)*
  Bryan Page Austin (1906 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen E Austin Bivens (1834 - 1917)*
  Jonathan L. Austin (1835 - 1886)*
  William H. Austin (1837 - 1897)*
  Beedy E. Austin (1841 - 1866)*
  Sarah Ann Austin Gaddy (1843 - 1924)*
  James Knox Polk Austin (1845 - 1931)*
  Permelia Eunice Austin Griffin (1847 - 1929)*
  Frances M Austin Brooks (1851 - 1919)*
  Jane Austin Perry (1851 - 1934)*
  Mary Margaret Austin Thomas Baker (1853 - 1916)*
  Thetus Austin Brooks (1855 - 1928)*
  Bryant Deberry Austin (1858 - 1949)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wingate Cemetery
Wingate
Union County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Grace
Record added: Jan 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46209098
Bryant Deberry Austin, Jr
Added by: Ann Price
 
 
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- Lanie
 Added: Apr. 15, 2012
Rest in Peace
- Grace
 Added: Jan. 1, 2010
 
 
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