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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Family Time Line

William Edward Huestis
1778–1850
Ruth Clements
1782–1867
Marriage: about 1799
Edward Huestis
1800–1874
John L Huestis
1814–1890
Samuel Huestis
1802–1890
William Huestis
1804–1891
Benjamin A. Huestis
1808–1878
Joshua Huestis
1810–1893
Nathan Huestis
1812–1871
Emily Hannah Huestis
1818–1848

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1799
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(8)

    Edward Huestis

    Male1800–1874Male

    Samuel Huestis

    Male1802–1890Male

    William Huestis

    Male1804–1891Male

    Benjamin A. Huestis

    Male1808–1878Male

    Joshua Huestis

    Male1810–1893Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Hustis

    Male1757–1790Male

    Hannah McConnell

    Female1756–1824Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1778–1850Male

    Mary Huestis

    Female1786–1832Female

    John Huestis

    Male1791–Male

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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