AUSTIN, NELLIE - Benton County, Arkansas | NELLIE AUSTIN - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Nellie AUSTIN

Bethel Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

Oct 1789 - Jan 1892
Aged 103 years

Aunt Nellie
Grandmother of
L & E Austin

"The gates of Heaven for
her shall open wide"

*Obituary
Benton County Democrat
Thursday, February 4, 1892

AUSTIN, Nelly BURROW - Old Grandma Austin was born in North Carolina and her parents moved to Bedford Co., Tenn. when she was about 4 years old where she was raised and married there to Willis Austin when she was about 15 years old and when she was about 25 years old she was left a widow with 7 children and about 1850 she moved to Arkansas, in Benton county where she lived up to her death. She had been a member of the Missionary Baptist church about 65 years. She was about 104 years old at the time of her death. Her maiden name was Burrow; she is better known by the old citizens as Aunt Nelly Austin. She out-lived all her children; the last one living was Bryant Austin who has been dead 6 years. She has lived with E. Austin, her grandson, for about 20 years; she was interred in Bethel Graveyard on the 21st of Jan. 1892. She leaves many grandchildren and a host of friends. E. Austin.

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