649. Mary Elizabeth McCuistion1038 was born on 25 April 1855 in Izard County, Arkansas.54 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 on 14 April 1926 at the age of 70 in Violet Hill, Izard County, Arkansas.857 Mary has reference number RM 12067. LBM 22vi-388 Mary Elizabeth had blue eyes and straight brown hair, that she wore in a bun. She carded her own wool and spun it on a spinning whell, dying the yarn by dipping it into walnut dye to turn it shades of orange and butternut brown. She then wove the material on a loom to make clothes for her family. She loved flowers and dipped snuff.
Mary Elizabeth and Thomas lived in a big four room house with a dog trot and a big front porch.
Mary Elizabeth McCuistion and Thomas Hix Shadwick Beaver were married on 10 February 1875.857 Thomas Hix Shadwick Beaver1038, son of Jesse R. Beaver and Nancy Moore, was born on 14 October 1851 in Giles County, Tennessee.1038 He died on 16 December 1929 at the age of 78 in Violet Hill, Izard County, Arkansas. He was buried after 16 December 1929 in Violet Hill Cemetery, Violet Hill, Izard County, Arkansas.1038 Thomas was clean shaven. He was liked by everyone.
Thomas made sorgham molasses, and was known for making the best sorgham molasses.
Mary Elizabeth McCuistion-12067 and Thomas Hix Shadwick Beaver-13156 had the following children: