Bechias Dustin

5 October 1796–6 November 1874 (Age 78)
Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Bechias

When Bechias Dustin was born on 5 October 1796, in Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Dustin, was 35 and his mother, Susannah Stevens, was 33. He married Aseneth Hurlbut in 1816, in Genesee, Allegany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 6 November 1874, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Bechias Dustin
Aseneth Hurlbut
Marriage: 1816
David Dustin
Fornatus David Dustin
Bechias ( Berachias) Dustin
Seth Dustin
Joseph Dustin
Asenath Cecelia Dustin
Roxanna Mahala Dustin
Franklin Dustin
Christopher Columbus Dustin

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  • Marriage
    1816Genesee, Allegany, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 1
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    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.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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    Time Line for Bechias Dustin

    1793-1797 There are five documented dates for Bechias’ birth. Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 1845-46, lists Bechias Dustin’s birth date as 5 October 1793. US Federal Census of 1850 lists the age …

    Sources (26)

    • Bechnias Dustin, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Bacchius Dustin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Bechias (Berachias) Dustin - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Bechias Dustin

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