Amos Wilson Gustin

26 February 1845–21 April 1863 (Age 18)
Brown, Indiana, United States

The Life of Amos Wilson

When Amos Wilson Gustin was born on 26 February 1845, in Brown, Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Jones Gustin, was 27 and his mother, Mary Emily Anderson, was 25. He lived in Decatur Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Washington Township, Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 21 April 1863, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Scotland, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Jacob Jones Gustin
Mary Emily Anderson
Benjamin Bennager Gustin
Mary Jane Gustin
Girssella Gustin
Amos Wilson Gustin
Hariet Gustin
Elizabeth Gustin
Jeremiah Wilson Gustin
Emily S Gustin

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Age 1

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

Age 1

Iowa is the 29th state.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 6

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

1 German and French: reduced form of Augustin .2 Slovenian (Guštin): reduced form of the personal name Avguštin ( see Augustin ).

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

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  • Amos Gustin en la familia de Jacob Gustin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aman Gustin in household of Jacob Gustin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amos W Gustin, "Iowa, Adjutant General's Office, Grave Registration Service, Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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