A very pleasant reunion of the members of the Austin family took place July 4th at the home of Lucius R. Austin at West Frankfort, N. Y., formerly the "Old Homestead." The family consisted of twelve children, seven of whom are still living, the eldest being seventy-seven and the youngest fifty-six years. J. Erwin, Geo. H., Charles S., Lucius R., William S., Mrs. Alice M. Barnes, Mrs. Janette Hulser. A very pleasant time was enjoyed; after a bountiful repast a paper was read by Miss Viola Austin written by Henry L. Austin of Washington D. C.; pictures were taken and the company dispersed after having spent a very enjoyable time.
The guests present were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Austin, Rupert, Vt.; Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Austin, G. H. Austin, Mrs. Alice Barnes, Evansville, Wis.; Charles S. Austin, Frankfort, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Husler, Mrs. Janette Hulser, Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Brown and daughter Nettie, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E. Austin and daughter, Elizabeth, Mrs. Etta L. Bouck, Utica, N. Y.; Mrs. Addie Hubbell, Westmoreland, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Maskle and daughter Dorothy, West Frankfort, N. Y.
July 9, 1901, The Tribune, p. 3, col. 4, Evansville, Wisconsin