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Butler Austin (1906 - 1984)

Butler Austin
Born in South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [private father (1880s - unknown)] and
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 78 in Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Jul 2009
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Butler Austin was born April 12, 1906[1] in South Carolina. He was the son of Thomas Austin and Alice Wood. At age 4, he was in is parent's home in Butler, Greenville, south Carolina, along with 4 siblings. [2]

He was in the family home at age 13, in Butler Twp., Greenville, South Carolina where he grew up helping on the farm.[3]

At age 24, he was working as a laborer in a Garage, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio where he was living with his sister Tamaisena (Austin) Ford. His sisters, Clara (Austin) Johnson-23, and Grace-22 were also in the home.[4]

He had married by 1940, to Mrs Grace Jackson, and was living in Cincinatti, Hamilton, Ohio, where he was a Chaufeur. Her son Elmer Jackson-12, was also in the home.[5]

Still in Cincinatti, in 1950, he was working as a Truck Loader for a Grocery Supermarket, at age 43, and Grace (40) was a domestick worker for a Private Family.[6]

He died at the age of 78, on September 28, 1984 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 9 January 2021), Butler Austin, Sep 1984; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  2. "United States Census, 1910", , FamilySearch ( : Thu Oct 05 02:27:12 UTC 2023), Entry for Tom Austen and Allice Austen, 1910.
  3. "United States Census, 1920", , FamilySearch ( : Fri Dec 22 05:10:15 UTC 2023), Entry for Thomas M Austin and Alice Austin, 1920.
  4. "United States Census, 1930", , FamilySearch ( : Fri Oct 06 21:59:14 UTC 2023), Entry for Tamalsena Ford and Butler Austin, 1930.
  5. "United States Census, 1940", , FamilySearch ( : Tue Nov 28 14:27:30 UTC 2023), Entry for Butler Austin and Grace Austin, 1940.
  6. "United States 1950 Census", , FamilySearch ( : Fri Oct 06 01:34:14 UTC 2023), Entry for Butler Austin and Grace Austin, 8 April 1950.

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