Nancy Brewster Gustin

Female21 March 1842–20 December 1926

Brief Life History 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, Piute, 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, Fremont, 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

Sources (18)

  • Nancy Appleby in household of Leonida D Appleby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy Bruster Gustin Appleby, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nancy Appelby, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1872Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States


    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 …

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