Sixth Generation


801. Alexander McQuiston was born on 7 February 1834 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.533 Name moved place date.182 Alexander moved to Illinois to join his brother, John. After farming in Illinois for three years, he returned to Pennsylvania on a visit. Name moved place date. Name moved place date.182 Alexander farmed in Kansas, living in a little board shanty. When his first crop appeared promising, he returned to Illinois to marry. Name moved place date.182 Alexander's farming was not proving greatly successful. He accepted an invitation from his father-in-law to return to Illinois and help him. Alexander was not expecting to remain in Illinois long, however, war started; to Alexander remained helping his father-in-law farm. Name moved place date.182 Upon returning to Kansas, Alexander planted maple and cottonwood trees. He had orchards, with his apple trees numbering over 1000 trees. He had a comfortable home and numerous barns. Alexander was prospered with his farm of grain, fruit and stock. He died on 27 June 1917 at the age of 83 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.1192 He was buried in Lynn Creek Cemetery, Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182,1192 Alexander was a Farmer in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas. He has reference number 1613(86-224). He Republican in Kansas.

Alexander McQuiston and Mary Alba Winder were married on 11 August 1859 in Bureau, Illinois.1192 Mary Alba Winder1192, daughter of James Winder and Polly Swena, was born on 5 September 1836 in Bloomfield, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.182 She died on 7 April 1886 at the age of 49 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182,1192 She was buried in Lynn Creek Cemetery, Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182,1192

Alexander McQuiston-1981 and Mary Alba Winder-1988 had the following children:

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Mary Alice McQuiston-1989.

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Eddy Arthur McQuiston was born on 22 February 1867 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.533,1192 Charles indicates Eddy was born in 1869. He died on 5 May 1870 at the age of 3. He was buried in Lynn Creek Cemetery, Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182 Eddy has reference number 3033/1613(86ii-224).

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Ida Viola McQuiston was born on 22 January 1870 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.533,1192 She died on 20 January 1876 at the age of 5 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.1192 She was buried in Lynn Creek Cemetery, Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182 Ida has reference number 3034/1613(86iii-224).

Alexander McQuiston and Susan Anne Newman were married on 31 October 1886 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182 Alexander and Susan were married at Lynn Creek Methodist Church, by the Reverend E. H. Parkinson of the Tecumseh Methodist Church. Susan Anne Newman was born on 11 October 1856 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.182 Name moved place date.182 She died on 5 April 1922 at the age of 65 in Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182 She was buried in Lynn Creek Cemetery, Berryton, Shawnee County, Kansas.182

Alexander McQuiston-1981 and Susan Anne Newman-1992 had the following children:

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Nora Viola McQuiston-1993.

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William Alexander McQuiston-1994.

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Frank Harrison McQuiston-1995.