|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1824|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 1906|
Wife of John H. Austin.
Newspaper:"WAVERLY JOURNAL"-see full obit.at morgan.ilgenweb.net
DATE: April 1906
MRS. AGNES AUSTIN, aged 82 years, died at the home of her son, Carlin AUSTIN, just west of town, Wednesday morning, April 25, at 1 o'clock, after an illness of several days. She had been quite ill, but the death at the time wholly unexpected. She was the widow of the late Rev.John H. Austin, and was familiarly known in this section.
She was also the sister of Mrs. J.M. Hutchinson, of this city. The funeral will occur Friday, at 11:00 o'clock, at Providence Church, west of Franklin, and internment will be made in the church cemetery there. Services will be in charge of Rev. J.M. Eldredge.
AGNES SEYMOUR AUSTIN, widow of the Rev. J.H. Austin, daughter of JOHN AND SALLIE SEYMOUR, was born in Pierson County, N.C., October 17, 1824. She departed this life at the home of her son, 2 and a half miles northwest of Waverly, Illinois, April 25, 1906, having attained the advanced age of 81 years, 6 months, and 8 days. When she was 4 years of age her parents removed from North Carolina and settled on a farm near Franklin, Ill. She was converted and united with the Methodist church when about 20 years of age. The following year, on December 25, 1845, she was united in marriage to the Rev. J.H. AUSTIN, who was for many years a local preacher of great acceptability and power, and who became a member of the Illinois conference in 1873, and for nearly 20 years sustained an effective relation in the conference. Her husband died at Paris, Ill., September 26, 1893, in the 69th year of his life. To them were born nine children. Two died in infancy and three after they were grown. The four that survive are: CHARLES F. AUSTIN, of Fisher, Ill.; MRS. J.H. GRANTHAM, of Irving, Ill.; MRS. JOSEPH FISHBACK and CARLIN A. AUSTIN, of Waverly, Ill. There are also left to mourn her departure five brothers and one sister: Robert and Edward, of Franklin, Ill.; Jarrett and George, of Jacksonville, Ill.; Henry, of Kansas; and Mrs. John Hutchinson, of Waverly, Ill.
John Henry Austin (1823 - 1893)
Lutisha Austin Richardson (1851 - 1885)*
Martha Austin Fishback (1851 - 1935)*
Charles Fletcher Austin (1854 - 1950)*
Cora May Austin Grantham (1860 - 1945)*
Carlin Arthur Austin (1860 - 1949)*
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Originally Created by: P. Meado
Record added: Jun 24, 2010
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