Laurilla Lestima Parsons Austin

Rodman, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 1 Apr 1910 (aged 69)
Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot M 22
Memorial ID 138482176 · View Source
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*** Laurilla Lestima Parsons Austin - January 30, 1841 - April 1, 1910.

Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 7, 1910 - Mrs. Charles Austin - With great sorrow we chronical the death of Mrs. Laurilla Austin of Sandy Creek, N.Y. Of who was much beloved by relatives and friends. During her youth though hampered by cares of a family occasioned by the illness of her mother, she succeeded in acquiring an education in country schools and at "Old Union." She was deprived of higher advantages so much desired. She successfully taught in this state and Wisconsin. She was borad and noble by nature and abhorred everything low in humanity yet having charity for all, often remarking that with the same influences and enviroments others might be no better than the accused one. Always ready to help those in trouble or sorrow by word or deed, living truly the life of the text selected by herself, "She hath done what she could." She talked freely with the writer only a few days before her death, of her willingness to abide by God's decree. Told the details she wished carried out for her funeral as calmly as of making a call. She leaves a husband, Charles Austin, a son Loyson Austin, a sister, Mrs. Samantha Brown, a brother, Erskine D. Parsons, besides five grandchildren. Laurilla Lestima Parsons Austin was born in the town of Rodman, Jefferson county, N.Y., January 30, 1841, and died in Sandy Creek, N.Y., April 1, 1910. The subject of this sketch having been a sufferer many years, yet her faithfulness to the one great Master, "Jesus", has not in all of these years grown less.The funeral services were held at the home in Sandy Creek, April 4, 1910, conducted by Rev. Hydon, pastor of the M. E. Church.

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  • Maintained by: Charlene Cole
  • Originally Created by: Half-Shire Historical Society
  • Added: 8 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138482176
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laurilla Lestima Parsons Austin (30 Jan 1841–1 Apr 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138482176, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Charlene Cole (contributor 49062115) .