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John Durston
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1816
Death: May 7, 1863

He was a son of James Durston and Maria Huckman and was brought to Syracuse when young. He learned the boat builder's trade and bought the business from Thomas Spencer in 1843 which he worked at until he died. He built many barges used in the Erie Canal.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Maria Huckman Durston (1794 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hurst Durston (1819 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  James Franklin Durston (1842 - 1921)*
  Thomas W. Durston (1844 - 1922)*
  John Hurst Durston (1848 - 1929)*
  George W. Durston (1850 - 1915)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Durston (1816 - 1863)
  Joseph Durston (1825 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 14 plot 137
 
Created by: Diane LM
Record added: Nov 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80385307
John Durston
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