Edwin Seth Dustin

28 May 1847–20 September 1915 (Age 68)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Seth

When Edwin Seth Dustin was born on 28 May 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Seth Dustin, was 21 and his mother, Hannah Loveland, was 22. He married Charlotte Hunt about 1868. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Taylor, Apache, Arizona, United States in 1880 and La Plata, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1900. He died on 20 September 1915, in Fruitland, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Edwin Seth Dustin
Charlotte Hunt
Marriage: about 1868
Carlos Dustin
Edward Dustin
Thomas Dustin
Adelbert Dustin
Burton Dustin
Jefferson Dustin
Harriet Dustin
Sheldon Dustin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1868
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Duston .Americanized form of French Canadian Dostie .History: Many of the American bearers of the surname Dustin are descendants of Pierre de Bellot dit Dostie from France (see Dostie ).

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

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    Edwin Seth Dustin

    Edwin Seth Dustin Edwin Seth Dustin was born in Kanesville, (Council Bluffs), Iowa, on May 27, 1847, a year after his parents fled Nauvoo, Illinois with the Mormon Pioneers. He was almost a year ol …

    Sources (23)

    • Unknown, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Edwin Dustin in household of Seth Dustin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Edwin Seth Dustin - birth: 28 May 1847; Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

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