Native American Austin Families


Edna M Rogers

Sex: F

Born: 31 Oct 1871 at Smith Co, MS
Died: 14 Aug 1941 at Memphis, Shelby, TN
Buried: 16 Aug 1941 at Memphis, Shelby, TN1


Husband: Austin, Jacob Vastine (26 Feb 1869 - 9 Sep 1926)
Married: 22 Dec 1896 at Sharkey Co., MS.


Austin, Edna Manila (Apr 1898 - )
Austin, Rogers Vastine (30 Dec 1899 - 9 Feb 1945)


Father: Rogers, John M ( - )
Mother: Womack, Lucinda M. ( - )


DAWES CARD MCR2843 Mississippi Choctaw Rejected. Refused Feb 13, 1903 office Merician, MS. Application by the wife of J. B. Austin. Her name was Edna M. Austin age 29. Residence was Nittayuma, MS near Vicksburg, MS. Her testimony was dated July 2, 1901. Her parents were John M. Rogers, non-citizen and Lucinda M. Rogers, who claims Choctaw. Edna said her mother was 1/4 Choctaw. Edna's grandfather was Frank Womack, a Choctaw. Pushamanta and Tandy Walker were his cousins.
Edna said her husband, J. B. Austin was white and part German.
Edna's children were Edna M. Austin, daughter age 3. She was 1/16 blood Choctaw.
Rogers V. Austin, son, age 1 1/2 yrs. was 1/16 blood Choctaw.

CENSUS: 1870 U S Census, Smith Co, MS, Twp 3, R 8E, 10 Aug 1870, dwelling 60, Fam 58.
John M. Rogers, w, m, 32, SC, farmer; Lucinda Rogers w, f, 37, MS; Jefferson D. 7, m,w, LA; Arvilla 3, w, f, LA; John A. 1, m, w, LA; Thoms R. 21 w, m, MS, farm laborer.

CENSUS: 1930 U S Census, Galveston Co, Galveston town, Ward 7, Aug 11, 1930, address 3227 Ave. S. Dwelling 472, Fam 492. Sheffield, Samuel J. head, owns, $6,000 property, age 69, m at age 44, TX, GA, GA; Sheffield, Eugenie, wife, 63 married at age 38, IL, OH, NY. Family 493: Austin, Edna M. head, rents, $20.00 property, f, w, age 58, widow, married at age 25, b MS, SC, MS, none.

DEATH-BIRTH-SPOUSE-PARENTS: , Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955 for Edna M Austin
Event: Death
Event Date: 14 Aug 1941
Event Place: Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee
Gender: female
Marital Status: widow
Race or Color: White
Age: 70
Estimated Birth Year:
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1871
Birthplace: Raleigh, Smith Co., Miss.
Spouse: deceased
Father: John Rogers
Father's Birthplace: S.C.
Mother: Lucinda Womack
Mother's Birthplace: Don't Know
Occupation: at home
Street Address: 693 Leath Ave, Memphis, Dist 5, Shelby Co., MS
Cemetery: Forest Hill
Burial Date: 16 Aug 1941
Informant: Mrs. B. G. Gaker, 693 Leath Av
Undertaker: J T Hinton & Son 1160 Union, by Fred Carney
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: cn 19042


1. Tennessee Death Certificate , CertifFile 19042. {Note: Original Certificate is available on}

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