Nancy Brewster Gustin

21 March 1842–20 December 1926 (Age 84)
Vernon, Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Brewster

When Nancy Brewster Gustin was born on 21 March 1842, in Vernon, Van Buren, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Gustin, was 41 and her mother, Mary Peterson, was 36. She married James Calvin Sly Sr on 19 January 1856, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Fremont, Wayne, Utah, United States in 1910 and Fremont, Wyoming, United States in 1910. She died on 20 December 1926, in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Curles Shimm Appleby
Nancy Brewster Gustin
Marriage: 28 June 1872
Sarah Marinda Appleby
Curtis S. Appleby
Alonzo Leonida Bruce Appleby
Susanah Appleby
Ernest Appleby
Archibald Clarence Appleby
Ethel Lynn Appleby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1872Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 15
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    The Story of Chicken Creek, and Levan, Utah

    The Story of Chicken Creek, & Levan, Utah History of It’s People By Fern Rutledge Introduction One or two other wagons were already there when the wagons of William Cazier and his family arrived. To …

    Sources (17)

    • Nancy Appleby in household of Leonida D Appleby, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Nancy Gustin in entry for James H. Stewart and Calvina Osborn, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Guston in entry for Solomon George Schley, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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