603. John Lewis McCuistion was born on 27 March 1841 in Rhea County, Tennessee. He appeared in the census on 22 September 1850 in McMinn County, Tennessee.425 He appeared in the census on 27 June 1860 in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee.426 John served in the military Civil War.959 During the war, John's name was spelled and used on the pension lists as McChristian; he continued to use that name afterward, but his children went back to the original spelling. John was a private serving with the Company D, 3rd Tennessee Infantry Volunteers, during the Civil War. He fought all through the Chickamauga and all along Missionary Ridge; and was in the siege of Atlanta. He walked to Vicksburg.
Possibly served Union Army, 3rd Tennessee Co. L. He died on 30 October 1919 at the age of 78 in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee.54,960 He was buried in Pond Hill Cemetery, McMinn County, Tennessee.960 John has reference number RM 10549 - LBM 13-393.
John Lewis McCuistion and Margaret E. Monroe were married on 20 July 1865.960 They960 appeared in the census on 16 June 1900 in McMinn County, Tennessee.961 Margaret E. Monroe, daughter of Joseph Marion Monroe and Harriet Newell Davis, was born on 4 February 1850. She died on 7 September 1907 at the age of 57 in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee.54,960 She has reference number RM 10887.
John Lewis McCuistion-10549 and Margaret E. Monroe-10887 had the following children: