Roxanna Mahala Dustin

3 July 1833–11 March 1903 (Age 69)
Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Roxanna Mahala

When Roxanna Mahala Dustin was born on 3 July 1833, in Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Bechias Dustin, was 36 and her mother, Aseneth Hurlbut, was 36. She married John Welker on 2 April 1850, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 11 March 1903, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Safford Cemetery, Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Welker
Roxanna Mahala Dustin
Marriage: 2 April 1850
Roxana Louisa Welker
John Eller Welker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1850Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (17)

    • Rostrana Welker in household of John Welker, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Unknown in entry for Louisa R. Madsen, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Roxanna M Welker in household of John Welker, "United States Census, 1880"

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