Autobiography of Austin Neal Abbott1896-1895AUSTIN N. ABBOTTWritten byAustin N. Abbott
I write a few of the events of my family. I wish to single out the mercies of the Lord unto me and my posterity. This is June 27, 1974.I was born August 5, 1896, at St. Thomas, Nevada. I married Ruth Naylor, born October 4, 1904, June 25,1924.She died July 15, 1957. I married Elva MayStokes Cook December 6, 1949, born in Ottawa, Ohio, May 11,1894Lou was born April 25, 1925 at Nampa, Idaho. Fay was born February 6,1927in Salt Lake City. Venetta was born March 5, 1930, Nampa, Idaho. Austin Neal, Jr. was born August 3, 1932, Nampa, Idaho. Janet was born March 18, 1937, Nampa, Idaho. John was born June 18, 1939, Nampa, Idaho. Chrissie was bornSeptember 9, 1942, Nampa, Idaho. Stephen Edward was born September 3, 1944,Glenn Eden Beach, Oregon.March 10, 1963 I wrote Lou and her family came up to Bishop to visit us.We were spending the simmer in our small trailer house. One of the trips we madewas up to the ancient Bristle cone forest. These trees are the oldest trees in theworld. It is well worth the trip.It was take nothing out and leave only your tracks. On our way back wecould take anything when we came to the West Guard Pass, Lou, Scotty and Ifilled boxes of everything Lou needed in teaching her Art class.I told them I felt to write up a few of the events of my life. That I felt towrite two accounts one of my Father and Mother but a much larger account of myown family. Lou said, "Right Dad".