Eustace Families Association

Tobias Eustis (1821-1900) & Mary Markwick (??-1852) & Margaret Parkinson (??-1898)

Tobias Eustis (1821-1889) was born 10 July 1821 in Frogmoor, Feock parish, Cornwall , son of George and Phillipa (Bullen) Eustis and brother of George. Tobias arrived in America on 5 July 1836 , at age 15, from Lancashire, England. He first lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence County, New York, probably with his brother, George. He then went to Oxbow, Jefferson County , New York , where he married his first wife, Mary Markwick in 1843. In May 1847, they moved back to St. Lawrence County, where he operated a wagon and carriage building business at Hammond and was also a farmer.  His first wife died in 1852 and he soon remarried to Margaret Parkinson. He had fourteen children, five by his first wife and nine by his second, including two sons who were lawyers of some importance in New York City and Minneapolis , Minnesota . One of these sons, William Henry Eustis served as mayor of Minneapolis . Tobias died in Hammond 4 Jan 1889 at the age of 67 and Margaret died in 1898.

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