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 William Austin

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William Austin

  • Birth 10 Mar 1800 Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 1887 Trenton, Cache County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Cornish, Cache County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 42051285

Son of William Austin and Elizabeth Stevenson

Married Agnes Nicol, 1 Jan 1822, Hammond, St. Lawrence, New York

Married Olive Lee, 1 Jan 1828, Young, Ontario, Canada

Married Isabella Nicol, 15 Jun 1846. She died 27 Sep 1852, Near Echo Canyon, Summit, Utah (enroute to Salt Lake City).

Married Agnes McIntier, 15 Jul 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - William McIntyre Austin, Maurice Austin, Robert Austin, Agnes Elizabeth Austin, Isabel Catherine Austin, Jennett Amelia Austin, Mary Stevenson Austin, Violet Nicol Austin

History - Helped lay top cornerstone of the Nauvoo Temple.

3 Aug 1844 - The new crane was put into operation. This crane was used to raise the stone for the greater portion of the upper north wall. Joshua Armstrong, with his assistant Charles R. Dana, was the principal mason who worked from this crane. The men who attended the crane were William W. Dryer, William Austin and Archibald Hill. (Clayton, "Nauvoo Temple History Journal," p. 28.)

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  • Created by: SMSmith
  • Added: 17 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42051285
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Austin (10 Mar 1800–3 Jul 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42051285, citing Cornish Cemetery, Cornish, Cache County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .