Bechias Dustin

Brief Life History of Bechias

When Bechias Dustin was born on 5 October 1793, in Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Dustin, was 32 and his mother, Susannah Stevens, was 30. 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 81, and was buried in Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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

Sources (39)

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

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


Historical Boundaries 1808: Chautauqua, New York, United States

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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 …

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