Fifth Generation


131. James McCuistion was born on 15 September 1805 in Guilford County, North Carolina.8,37 James was born on Saturday. Name moved place date.240 After the Civil War, the family found northern Missouri to be an unfriendly place and moved to a small farm in Barton County, Missouri. On 16 October 1850 he was a farmer in Ray County, Missouri.241 James had land valued at 1000. Name moved place date.37 The farm in Barton County, Missouri proved to be to small for the large family; so James and Isabel, with four of their sons moved to Navarro County, Texas. He died in September 1869 at the age of 64 in Navarro County, Texas.37 Buried in Dresden Cemetery, Navarro Co., Texas. James was buried in September 1869 in Dresden Cemetery, Navarro County, Texas.242 He has reference number (50-349). He served in the military Black Hawk War and Mormon War. He was a Blackhawk War Veteran, and a Lieutenant in the Mormon War. He received bounty land warrants for 40 and for 120 acres on account of his services in Capt. Anthony McCuistion's company, Missouri Militia, in the Black Hawk War. The land was located at Plattsburg, Missouri. James migrated from Tennessee to Missouri, 1829-1830. His mother Jean Nicholson, age 63, rode horseback for the 20 day, 600 mile trip to Ray County.

James McCuistion and Isabel McClintock were married in March 1825 in Bedford County, Tennessee.37 They37 appeared in the census on 16 October 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.241 They241 appeared in the census on 11 July 1860 in Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas.243 Five boys of James and Isabel: John Gwinn, Gabriel, Thomas J., William and Charles Montgomery; all served in Confederate armies. William served as a spy. Isabel McClintock was born on 27 June 1808 in Tennessee.37 She appeared in the census in 1850 in Ray County, Missouri. She died in April 1867 at the age of 58 in Navarro County, Texas.37

James McCuistion-106 and Isabel McClintock-107 had the following children:

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Capt. John Gwinn McCuistion-93.

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Gabriel Elisha McCuistion-124.

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Mary Jane McCuistion-125.

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Minerva Ann McCuistion-126.

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Amanda Melvina McCuistion was born on 10 March 1835 in Ray County, Missouri. She has reference number (50-349).

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Thomas James McCuistion-128.

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William McCuistion was born on 28 August 1839 in Ray County, Missouri. He appeared in the census in the household of James McCuistion and Isabel McClintock on 16 October 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.241 He appeared in the census on 11 July 1860 in Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas.243 William served in the military Confederate Army Civil War.244 William served with his brother, Thomas James, in Co. A, 11th Texas Cavalry of the Confederate Army. Family tradition also says William was confederate spy. He died in 1865 at the age of 26. He has reference number (50vi-349).

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Narcissa Missouri McCuistion-130.

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James Franklin McCuistion was born on 12 May 1845 in Ray County, Missouri. He appeared in the census in the household of James McCuistion and Isabel McClintock on 16 October 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.241 He died about 1854 at the age of 9 in Ray County, Missouri. James has reference number (50viii-349).

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Charles Montgomery "Charley" McCuiston-132.