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Benjamin Wheeler Austin (1841 - 1922)

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Benjamin Wheeler Austin
Born in Vermont, USAmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married Jul 1866 in Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USAmap
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Benjamin Wheeler Austin, son of Clark and Adelia Deliah (Wing) Austin, was born on 12 Nov. 1841 in Vermont, USA.[1]

He married Nancy A. Hand, daughter of Moses B. and Margaret (Swarthout) Hand, in July 1866 in Phelps, Ontario County, New York.[1]

He appeared on the census of 12 Jan. 1920 in the home of his son at Phelps, Ontario County, New York.[2]

Benjamin died on 18 Dec. 1922 at Phelps, Ontario County, New York and was buried at Clifton Springs Village Cemetery, Clifton Springs, Ontario County, New York. His memorial has biographical material and links to those of family members.[1]

Children of Benjamin and Nancy

  1. Clark Hand Austin b. 1867
  2. James Albert Austin b. 1877
  3. Clarance L. Austin b. 1869
  4. Edward Abbott Austin b. 1875
  5. Carrie Austin b. 1885
  6. Earl W. Austin b. 1885 married Maria Humphrey.


12 Jan. 1920

Phelps, Ontario County, New York

  • Earl W Austin 34 b. NY day laborer.
  • Marie Austin 32 wife b. NJ.
  • Mildred Austin 9 dau b. NY.
  • Howard B Austin 7 dau. b. NY.
  • Arthur W Austin 4 son b. NY.
  • Charles B Austin 2 son b. NY.
  • Margaret A Austin 10/12 dau. b. NY.
  • Benjamine Austin 78 father b. NY.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave Memorial# 112280967 Benjamin Wheeler Austin
  2. 2.0 2.1 Year: 1920; Census Place: Phelps, Ontario, New York; Roll: T625_1250; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 96; Image: 931 1920 US Census. Earl W Austin

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