William Edward Huestis

1778–26 November 1850 (Age 72)
Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Huestis was born in 1778, in Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Edward Hustis, was 21 and his mother, Hannah McConnell, was 22. He married Ruth Clements about 1799, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1837. He died on 26 November 1850, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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William Edward Huestis
Ruth Clements
Marriage: about 1799
Edward Huestis
John L Huestis
Samuel Huestis
William Huestis
Benjamin A. Huestis
Joshua Huestis
Nathan Huestis
Emily Hannah Huestis

Spouse and Children

about 1799
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada


    Edward Huestis


    Samuel Huestis


    William Huestis


    Benjamin A. Huestis


    Joshua Huestis


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Hustis


    Hannah McConnell





    Mary Huestis


    John Huestis


World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 19

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a variant of English Eustace . Compare Heustis .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William in entry for Nathan Huests, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • Wm Huestis in entry for Edward Huestis, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • William Huestis, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

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