369. Gabriel Elisha McCuistion680 was born on 8 March 1828 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee.681 Name moved place date.681 In 1850 he was a Farmer in Ray County, Missouri.241 Gabriel had land valued at 500. He appeared in the census in the household of James McCuistion and Isabel McClintock on 16 October 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.241 Gabriel served in the military Confederate Army Civil War.681,682 Gabriel enlisted in the Missouri State Guard 12 December 1861, for a period of six months. He then enlisted as a confederate soldier with Company E, Third and Fifth Missouri Infantry, as a private for a period of one year. Gabriel fought in battles or skirmishes at Elkhorn, where he was wounded in the right arm. He also fought in Luka, Grand Gulf, Bakers Brook, Big Black and Vicksburg. Gabriel was captured with the fall of Vicksburg. He was paroled by the Federal Forces and took an Oath of Amnesty, swearing to not bear arms again against the U.S. Forces. He was released to return to home; however, the records indicate that he did not do so. After being released, Gabriel joined his brother, Captain Gwinn McCuistion, serving with Company C, Second Regiment, 3rd Missouri Infantry, Confederate States of America. He fought at Altoona, Tilton and Franklin in the Georgia Campaign. The records indicate he was severly wounded in the right thigh while fighting at Franklin. At the end of the Civil War, Gabriel was paroled 12 May 1865 at Jackson, Mississippi; and released on 24 May 1865, this time he took an Oath of Citizenship at St. Louis, Missouri and was allowed to return home to Ray County, Missouri. He was described as fair complexion, dark hair, blue eyes and 5 ft 8 in tall on 24 May 1865 in St. Louis, Missouri.681 The description of Gabriel was provided on his Oath of Citizenship. Name moved place date.682 He appeared in the census on 2 June 1880 in Navarro County, Texas.683 Gabriel died on 3 June 1915 at the age of 87 in Monroe County, Missouri.681 He was buried after 3 June 1915 in Modrell Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas.358,359,681,684 Gabriel's grave is marked with a Federal Marker denoting his service with the Confederate Forces during the Civil War. He has reference number RM 124. LBM 58-351 Gabriel, Thomas and Charles joined their parents before the Civil War in a move to Navarro County, Texas.
At the age of 76, Gabriel applied for a pension as a result of his service with the Confederate Army. He states in his application he is unable to work as a result of: disability of age, its sequences - general weakness - diabetes- [unable to read] him totally unable to work for his support.
Gabriel Elisha McCuistion and Malinda Noble were married on 28 April 1853 in Ray County, Missouri.681 They681 appeared in the census on 23 August 1860 at Millville P.O. in Grape Grove Township, Ray County, Missouri.685 Malinda Noble, daughter of Thomas Harrison Noble and Nancy Williams, was born on 3 October 1837 in Monroe County, Missouri.681,686 She died on 29 October 1875 at the age of 38 in Navarro County, Texas.681 She has reference number RM 133.
Gabriel Elisha McCuistion-124 and Malinda Noble-133 had the following children: