Austin Lansing

22 January 1828–26 November 1903 (Age 75)
Sullivan, Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Austin

When Austin Lansing was born on 22 January 1828, in Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Abraham W. Lansing, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Holden, was 38. He married Velnette Colegrove about 1852, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marion Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Fenner, Fenner, Madison, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 November 1903, in Oneida, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Perryville, Lincoln, Madison, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Lansing
Velnette Colegrove
Marriage: about 1852
Harry C. Lansing
Carroll D. Lansing
Kittie Julia Lansing
William Edwin Lansing

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1852New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1836: Ogle, Illinois, United States
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 20
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lanso, a pet form of ancient Germanic names composed with the element land- ‘land, territory’.History: This was the most frequent name in New Netherland in the 17th century. Among others, Gerrit Frederickse Lansing and his wife, Elizabeth Hendrix, came to North America with their European-born children during the late 1640s. There is a waterway near Utica, NY, called Lansingkill, named for a family with this surname.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (11)

    • Austin Lansing, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Austin Lansing in entry for Carroll D Lansing and Anna M Clarke, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Austin Lansing, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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