203. David Rankin McCuistion was born in 1815 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.54 He owned 160 acres of land in 1843 in McMinn County, Tennessee.424 David bought the land from his father-in-law, Holloway Powers. The name was spelled McQuestion. On 22 September 1850 he was a farmer in McMinn County, Tennessee.425 David appeared in the census on 27 June 1860 in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee.426 The last name is spelled McChristian. He served in the military Union Army Civil War.11,424 David was a recruiting officer for the Union Army, raised thirteen regiments in his locality. He died in 1883 at the age of 68 in Rhea County, Tennessee.54,424 David died at the home of his son, Miles H. McCuistion. David was buried at Spring Creek Graveyard in McMinn County, Tennessee.424 He has reference number RM 10905. LBM 7-391
David Rankin McCuistion and Cytha Powers were married in 1835 in McMinn County, Tennessee.54,424 They54,424 appeared in the census on 22 September 1850 in McMinn County, Tennessee.427 Cytha Powers, daughter of Holloway T. Powers and Polly Cash, was born in 1817 in Kentucky.54 She appeared in the census on 27 June 1860 in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee.426 Her name is spelled Cynthia. She died in 1877 at the age of 60 in Tennessee.54 Cytha has reference number RM 10908.
David Rankin McCuistion-10905 and Cytha Powers-10906 had the following children: