Martha Jane Gustin

28 April 1839–30 December 1927 (Age 88)
Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Gustin was born on 28 April 1839, in Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles A. Gustin, was 49 and her mother, Mary Underhill, was 31. She married Amos Thompson on 20 October 1862, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sauble, Lake, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 30 December 1927, in Sauble Township, Lake, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Amos Thompson
Martha Jane Gustin
Marriage: 20 October 1862
Herbert Osborne Thompson
Frederick H. Thompson
Minnie Belle Thompson

Spouse and Children

20 October 1862
Ontario, Canada


    Herbert Osborne Thompson


    Frederick H. Thompson


    Minnie Belle Thompson


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 8

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 German and French: reduced form of Augustin .2 Slovenian (Guštin): reduced form of the personal name Avguštin ( see Augustin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Thompson in household of Herbert O Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jane Thompson in entry for Herbert Thompson and Margaret Carson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jane Gustin in entry for Minnie Belle Thompson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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