John Marie Durst

4 February 1797–9 February 1851 (Age 54)
Arkansas Post, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Marie

When John Marie Durst was born on 4 February 1797, in Arkansas Post, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States, his father, Jacob Durst, was 43 and his mother, Ann Agnes Schesser, was 33. He married Harriet Matilda Jamison on 15 February 1821, in Natchitoches, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Leon, Texas, United States in 1850. He died on 9 February 1851, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Durst Cemetery, Leon, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Marie Durst
1797–1851
Harriet Matilda Jamison
1807–1885
Marriage: 15 February 1821
Eliza Almyra Durst
1823–1823
Durst
1825–1825
Louis Orlando Durst
1827–1859
Mary Benigna Durst
1830–1864
Charles Placide Bruno Durst
1832–1905
Angelina Anna Durst
1837–1841
Harriet Matilda Durst
1839–1871
Rev. John Sterling Durst
1841–1924
Horatio Walter Durst
1844–1930
Clara Elizabeth Durst
1846–1856
Eugene Marcelino Durst
1849–1849
Alexander H. Durst
1934–1840

Spouse and Children

    Male1797–1851Male

    Harriet Matilda Jamison

    Female1807–1885Female

MARRIAGE
15 February 1821
Natchitoches, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States
children

(12)

    Eliza Almyra Durst

    Female1823–1823Female

    Male1825–1825Male

    Louis Orlando Durst

    Male1827–1859Male

    Female1830–1864Female

    Charles Placide Bruno Durst

    Male1832–1905Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Durst

    Male1754–1814Male

    Ann Agnes Schesser

    Female1764–1799Female

siblings

(13)

    Mary Victoria Durst

    Female1781–1842Female

    Peter Jacob Durst

    Male1784–1828Male

    Felicity Durst

    Male1785–Male

    John Isaac Durst

    Male1787–Male

    Joseph Durst

    Male1789–1843Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1804: Louisiana Purchase, United States; 1804: New Madrid District, District of Louisiana, United States; 1805: New Madrid District, Louisiana Territory, United States; 1812: New Madrid, Missouri Territory, United States; 1813: Arkansas, Missouri Territory, United States; 1819: Arkansas, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
1812

Age 15

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

German:1. (also Dürst ): nickname from Middle High German turst ‘boldness’. 2. from Middle High German durst ‘thirst’, applied as nickname, probably for a heavy drinker; or a habitational name from a farmstead in the Tyrol named with the same word, probably indicating a dry location.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Durst, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Durst in entry for H Durst, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • John Marie Durst, "Find A Grave Index"

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