|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1809|
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 1902|
Reputed conductor on the Underground Railroad from Quincy, Illinois to Canada.
Probably buried at Augusta Cemetery. Still looking for evidence...
From Bev 10/5/2013 Memoriam 1891 to 1926 printed by The Augusta Eagle, Augusta, IL. From the different pages it was printed in the year of 1949. Filled with info. there are copies of the fragile pages.
It lists: E. Strong Austin, son Col. Roswell Austin, b April 27, 1809, d June 18, 1902, m Julia R. Hawley, Sept. 20, 1835 (she d August 9, 1889). Ch: Eugene, Lucia Van Brunt, Emma.
Erastus, son of Col. Ross Austin b Austinburg, Ohio, Sept. 17, 1817, Havard, Neb., April 23, 1904 m Phoebe Woosley, Sept. 12. 1842, Served in 124th Ill., Vol.....daughter, Willis and Melinda Belknap, b Oct. 12, 1886. d Nov 18, 1925, m (1)Wm. Austin, 1906, Ch:Ione Davis, Mamie, William, Blanch, Clifford.
Roswell Austin (1781 - 1868)
Mersey Pomeroy Strong Austin (1784 - 1823)
Created by: Sue Hawes
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 102899735
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