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 Grisell <I>Targee</I> Austin

Grisell Targee Austin

Rhode Island, USA
Death 8 Nov 1846 (aged 100)
Bennington, Wyoming County, New York, USA
Burial Darien, Genesee County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 78005235 · View Source
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The dates above come from her husband's Revolutionary War pension record, and may not agree with the tombstone dates.

Grisell was married in North Kingstown, Rhode Island on 17 February 1764 to Picus Austin, the son of John Austin and Mary Sweet of North Kingstown. The family had moved from Rhode Island to New York, and on 12 August 1840, Grisell, aged 94, applied for a widow's pension based on her husband's Revolutionary War service. Their son, Thomas, aged 74, and daughter, Abigail, aged 76, signed affidavits in 1841. The children, all listed in the pension application, were:

*Abigail, b. 23 March 1765

*Thomas, b. 20 September 1766

*Elnathan, b. 3 October 1768

*Margaret, b. 23 July 1770

*Mary, b. 9 April 1772

*Elizabeth, b. 6 June 1774

*John W., was living in 1853

*Sarah, m. Moses Farnham and was living in 1853

*Hannah, b. ca 1786, was aged 67 in a 14 July 1853 pension application

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  • Maintained by: Stan Arnold
  • Originally Created by: larry
  • Added: 9 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78005235
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grisell Targee Austin (19 May 1746–8 Nov 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78005235, citing County Line Road Adventist Cemetery, Darien, Genesee County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Stan Arnold (contributor 48121400) .