When Margaret Gustin was born on 18 December 1785, in Roxbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, Josiah Gustin, was 37 and her mother, Margaret E. Wardner, was 36. She married Joshua Mather about 1797, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1809, in West Schuyler, Schuyler, Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 24.
French, Walloon, German, and Swedish; Slovenian and Croatian (mainly Guštin): from a short form of the personal name Augustin (Slovenian Avguštin, Avgustin, Croatian Auguštin, Augustin), from Latin Augustinus (see Austin ). Compare Gustine .
In some cases possibly also an American shortened form of Slovenian Gustinčič: patronymic from the personal name Gustin (see 1 above).
History: This surname (see 1 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.
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