Leslie Austin

21 October 1878–22 March 1949 (Age 70)

The Life of Leslie

When Leslie Austin was born on 21 October 1878, his father, Preserved Fish Austin, was 45 and his mother, Martha Jane Perry, was 35. He lived in Walle, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory, United States in 1880 and Allendale Township, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States in 1900. He died on 22 March 1949, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Preserved Fish Austin
1833–1917
Martha Jane Perry
1843–1919
Elise May Austin
1861–1938
Cornelius Austin
1863–1864
Charles Henry Austin
1865–1947
Nellie Mariah Austin
1867–1955
Lyn Lee Austin
1869–1887
Millard Austin
1872–1945
Horace Eugene Austin
1874–1887
Leslie Austin
1878–1949
Mary A Austin
1888–

Parents and Siblings

    Preserved Fish Austin

    Male1833–1917Male

    Martha Jane Perry

    Female1843–1919Female

siblings

(9)

    Elise May Austin

    Female1861–1938Female

    Cornelius Austin

    Male1863–1864Male

    Male1865–1947Male

    Female1867–1955Female

    Lyn Lee Austin

    Male1869–1887Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889

Age 11

North Dakota is the 39th state.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, and German: from the personal name Austin, a vernacular form of Latin Augustinus, a derivative of Augustus . This was an extremely common personal name in every part of Western Europe during the Middle Ages, owing its popularity chiefly to St. Augustine of Hippo ( 354–430 ), whose influence on Christianity is generally considered to be second only to that of St. Paul. Various religious orders came to be formed following rules named in his honor, including the ‘Austin canons’, established in the 11th century, and the ‘Austin friars’, a mendicant order dating from the 13th century. The popularity of the personal name in England was further increased by the fact that it was borne by St. Augustine of Canterbury ( died c.605 ), an Italian Benedictine monk known as ‘the Apostle of the English’, who brought Christianity to England in 597 and founded the see of Canterbury.2 German: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leslie Austin in household of Perceval Austin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leslie Austin in household of P F Austin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Database: FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org)

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