Charles Calvin Austin

Death 10 Apr 1924 (aged 79–80)
Burial Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot M 22
Memorial ID 138482080 · View Source
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*** Charles Calvin Austin - July 25, 1844 - April 10, 1924.

Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 10 , 1924 Sandy Creek News - Charles Austin - The angel of death entered the home of Loyson K. Austin, Ellisburg, Thursday morning at 10:15 and took from its midst his beloved father, Charles Austin, aged 79 years. Mr. Austin had been in failing health for some time, although his condition was not serious until Monday morning March 31, when he was stricken with apoplexy. He was born July 25, 1844 in Lewis county, a son of King and Matilda Hodge Austin. When a young man he united with the Methodist church at West Sandy Creek. Born with a true spirit of service, he was a soldier in the 20th New York Cavalry, and after serving two years was honorably discharged. He was a grandson of the Revolution, his grandfather Jonathan Austin, having served through that war. In October 1866, he married Laurilla Parsons of Bishop Street. Four children blessed this union. He leaves to mourn his death, one son, Loyson Austin, a brother, Dempster, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was a true friend, generous, and always willing to help those in trouble. He was universally known and respected and his funeral Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m., at the home of his son, was largely attended. Rev. B. L. Waters of Ellisburg officiated and burial was in Sandy Creek. During his more active years Mr. Austin was engaged in farming while in later years during his residence on Salisbury St. in Sandy Creek, he carried passengers to and from the station.

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  • Maintained by: Charlene Cole
  • Originally Created by: Half-Shire Historical Society
  • Added: 8 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138482080
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Calvin Austin (1844–10 Apr 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138482080, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Charlene Cole (contributor 49062115) .