Dustin Amy

Brief Life History of Dustin

When Dustin Amy was born on 24 October 1801, in Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Herman Amy, was 43 and his mother, Lucy Partina Dow, was 38. He married Leonora Scott on 16 September 1829, in Hancock, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1851. He died on 13 June 1868, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Newport, Louisa, Iowa, United States.

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Dustin Amy
Leonora Scott
Marriage: 16 September 1829
Frances Leonora Amy
Leanora A Amy
Sarah C Amy
Royal Dustin Amy
Susannah Amy
Ellen R Amy
Mary Angeline Amy

Sources (11)

  • Dustin Amy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dustin Amy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dustin Amy, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803 · The U.S doubles in size

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

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 Amey .

French: nickname from Old French ami ‘friend’, ultimately from Latin amicus ‘friend’. Compare Lamy .

French: from the Old French personal name Ami(s) ‘friend’, of the same Latin origin as 2 above.

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

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In the Nauvoo Tithing book Dec 1845 it says that Dustin Amy was paid for his labor for tinning the dome of the temple. To find this go to catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org Type in CR 5 85. You wan …

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