Fifth Generation


125. Thomas McCuistion was born on 12 December 1792 in Guilford County, North Carolina.8,220 Thomas was born on Wednesday. He served in the military War of 1812 in Tennessee.8,221 Served as 1st Lieutenant in Capt. John B. Demsey's Company of Tennessee Militia from 24 September 1813 to 25 December 1813. Was in the battle of Tallahatchee and Talladega. Name moved place date.221 He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.222 In 1850 Thomas was a Farmer in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.8 Thomas is listed as having land worth 3000. He was a Slave Trader in San Antonio, Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana.8,221 In his younger days, Thomas used to go to San Antonio, Texas, to buy Negroes which he in turn took to New Orleans, Louisiana and sold. He died on 7 March 1880 at the age of 87 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. Thomas was buried in Old City Cemetery, Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.223 He has reference number RM 138. LBM 4-335

Thomas McCuistion and Nancy Jourdan were married on 21 February 1816 in Guilford County, North Carolina.8,220,224,225 The original genealogy lists the date of marriage as 15 February 1816. A handwritten entry by E. McCuistion in the family bible lists the marriage date as 21 February 1816. The bible was in the possession of George W. McCuistion on November 1, 1934. They8,220,224,225 appeared in the census on 5 July 1870 in Richland, Grape Grove Township, Ray County, Missouri.226 Thomas is listed as infirm. Nancy Jourdan, daughter of John Jourdan and Sarah Ingram, was born on 13 December 1801 in Bedford County, Tennessee.8,220,224,225 The original genealogy lists the date of birth as 12 December 1802. A handwritten entry by E. McCuistion in the family bible lists Nancy's birth year as 1801. The bible was in the possession of George W. McCuistion on November 1, 1934. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.222 She appeared in the census in 1880 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.227 Nancy is living with her son, Alexander McCuistion. Nancy died on 21 September 1883 at the age of 81 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. She was buried in Old City Cemetery, Richmond, Missouri.223 Name in History of Ray County, Missouri - 1881 shows a Nancy Jordan, widow of Lt. Thomas McCuistion.

Thomas McCuistion-138 and Nancy Jourdan-149 had the following children:

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Elisha McCuistion-747.

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Lecil Bobo McCuistion-748.

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William McCuistion-749.

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John Jourdan McCuistion-750.

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Alexander Anthony McCuistion-751.