Mary Polly Gustin

Brief Life History of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Gustin was born on 23 October 1790, in Marlow, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Josiah Gustin, was 42 and her mother, Margaret E. Wardner, was 41.

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Josiah Gustin
Margaret E. Wardner
Samuel Gustin
Mary Molly Gustin
Caleb Gustin
Katherine Caroline Gustin
Phillip Gustin
Lydia Gustin
Margaret Gustin
Josiah Gustin
Aaron Gustin
Mary Polly Gustin
Aaron Gustin
Sally Gustin
Levi Holden Gustin

Sources (4)

  • Polly Gustin, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Polly Gustin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Polly Gustin, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

World Events (3)


Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

1791 · The Bill of Rights

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

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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