John Dustin

19 July 1783–11 September 1870 (Age 87)
Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John

When John Dustin was born on 19 July 1783, in Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Nathaniel Dustin, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Wellman, was 31. He married Sophia White on 13 March 1815, in Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Caldwell, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 September 1870, in Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Dustin Cemetery, Kingston Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Dustin
1783–1870
Sophia White
1796–1873
Marriage: 13 March 1815
Tryphena Sophia Dustin
1816–
Charlotte Lawrence Duston
1820–1882
L'Azema Dustin
1822–1920
Martha L. Dustin
1825–
John Henry Duston II
1827–1906
Hannah Duston
1830–1911
Russella Isabella Dustin
1833–1910
Philander Dustin
1836–1837
Hugh Philander Duston
1840–1921
Ann Maria Duston
1842–1910

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1815
Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

    Tryphena Sophia Dustin

    Female1816–Female

    Charlotte Lawrence Duston

    Female1820–1882Female

    L'Azema Dustin

    Female1822–1920Female

    Martha L. Dustin

    Female1825–Female

    John Henry Duston II

    Male1827–1906Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Martha Dustin

    Female1776–Female

    Barnard Dusten

    Male1778–Male

    Sarepta Dustin

    Female1779–1787Female

    Male1783–1870Male

    Male1785–Male

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

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.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 5

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1808

Age 25

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly from a medieval personal name Tustin, derived via Old French Toustin from Old Norse Þorsteinn ‘Thor's stone’. Compare Thurston .2 Altered form of French D’Estaing, a topographic name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone who lived by a pond, Old French esta(i)ng, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Estaing in Aveyron and Hautes Pyrénées.3 French: habitational name, with preposition de, for someone from Stain in the Belgian province of Namur.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Duston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Duston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Dusten, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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