Fifth Generation


210. James McCuistion456 was born on 5 September 1815 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.54,55,163 James was born on a Monday. He owned 80 acres in 1845 in Bays Mountain, Jefferson County, Tennessee.457 This land was deeded from his father, Joseph. He kept this until 1850 when he sold it to Elijah Bull. He owned 299 acres of land about 1850 in Izard County, Arkansas.163,457 James first house was a log cabin, which he had converted into a comfortable frame residence. His land was devoted to raising cotton, corn and the small grains, and he had plenty of good fruit. James was one of the leading agriculturiste of Izard County, Arkansas. Name moved place date.163,457 About 1851 James was a Farmer in Izard County, Arkansas.163,458 James was one of the leading farmers, raising cotton, corn and the small grains and fruit. His first home was a log cabin which was later converted into a frame building. He died on 29 January 1902 at the age of 86 in Violet Hill, Izard County, Arkansas.54,55 He has reference number RM 12053. LBM 22-387 James gave land to build a church and cemetery with the stipulation that any direct decendants be buried there without charge and as long as there was room. The church and cemetery is Fairview at Violet Hill, Arkansas.

The Church was organized 4 May 1878.

James McCuistion and Mary Ann Kimbrough were married on 25 October 1842 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.54 They54 appeared in the census on 22 June 1860 in Conway Township, Izard County, Arkansas.459 The family is listed under the spelling McCuystion. They459 appeared in the census in 1880 in LaCrosse, Izard County, Arkansas.460 Mary Ann Kimbrough, daughter of John Kimbrough and Ann M. Kimbro, was born on 15 September 1824 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She died on 27 October 1890 at the age of 66 in Violet Hill, Izard County, Arkansas.55 She has reference number RM 12060.

James McCuistion-12053 and Mary Ann Kimbrough-12060 had the following children:

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William Lafayette McCuistion-12061.

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Eveline McCuistion-12062.

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Rachel Ann McCuistion-12065.

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Francis Catherine McCuistion was born on 7 December 1853 in Izard County, Arkansas.54,461 She appeared in the census in the household of James McCuistion and Mary Ann Kimbrough on 22 June 1860 in Conway Township, Izard County, Arkansas.459 She died in 1877 at the age of 24 in Izard County, Arkansas.54,462 Miles McCuistion indicates Francis died about 1869. Francis was buried in Old Liberty Cemetery, Izard County, Arkansas.462 She has reference number RM 12063. LBM 22v-388

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Mary Elizabeth McCuistion-12067.

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Virginia Elzada McCuistion-12066.

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Josephine Lovenia McCuistion-12064.