Harriet Catherine Beckett was born 01 Oct 1872 in Franklin County, Va., a daughter of Benjamin Beckett and wife Julia Ann Oakes Beckett.
She married Albert Lewis Austin in 1899 in Summers County, W.Va. They had six children: Julia Brown Austin, Frank Austin, Nellie Grace Austin, Edith Carrie Austin, Richard Albert Austin and Helen Eloise Austin.
Mrs. Austin died 02 Dec 1943 in Mercer County, W.Va., and was buried in the Austin Cemetery, Brown's Ridge, Mercer County.
Sources: West Virginia Vital Research Records online, marriage record, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcdetail.aspx?Id=11571133; West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, FHL Film Number: 804479; and "A History of My Austin-Anderson Families in Virginia and West Virginia" by Ruth S. Widener, 1977, Page 17, online at Familysearch.org