Margaret Gustin

Brief Life History of Margaret

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.

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Joshua Mather
Margaret Gustin
Marriage: about 1797
Seeley B Mather
Thomas G Mather

Sources (5)

  • Peggy Gustin, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Margaret Gustin Mather, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Peggy Gustin, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.


Established in 1792

Name Meaning

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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