Marguerite Ida Wust

10 August 1911–27 November 1987 (Age 76)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Marguerite Ida

When Marguerite Ida Wust was born on 10 August 1911, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Louis Auguste Wust, was 33 and her mother, Ida Adolphine Jauernig, was 26. She married George D Rathbun. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington, Rhode Island, United States in 1935 and Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died on 27 November 1987, at the age of 76, and was buried in Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

George D Rathbun
Marguerite Ida Wust
Claire F. Rathbun
David Andrew Rathbun
John Albert Rathbun

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Louis Auguste Wust


    Ida Adolphine Jauernig




    Louis Gustaf Wust




    Emma Adolphine Wust


    Clare Anne M Wust


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 15

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Wurst, worst

Sources (3)

  • Margaerite I Wiist, "Rhode Island State Census, 1925"
  • Margaret Rathbun, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • Margaret I Weest in household of Louis A Weest, "United States Census, 1930"

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