Sixth Generation


519. Samuel Jesse McCuistion was born on 29 March 1846 in Millville, Ray County, Missouri.858,859 He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.129 He served in the military Confederate Army Civil War.860 In October 1862, left home with some others to go fight for the South. They did not know just where they were going and fell in with Quantrel, the Youngers, and Jesse and Frank James. Between times of fighting, the recruits were made to practice target shooting. When it came to Samuel's turn to shoot prisoners, he refused. Because of his youth, he was given the choice of doing so or joining the regular army. He enlisted in Confederate Army as a private, October 1862, in Lafayette County, Missouri. Samuel served with Parson's Brigade, Price's Division, Company H, 11th Missouri Infantry, at Camp Mulberry, Arkansas. He was considered one of the best shots in his division. His name appears on a roll of prisoners of war, surrendering at New Orleans, Louisiana on 26 May 1865, because of Lee's surrender. Samuel was paroled at Shreveport, Louisiana on 8 June 1865. Name moved place date.860 On 11 June 1880 Samuel was a farmer in Red River County, Texas.861 He died on 27 May 1931 at the age of 85 in Avery, Red River County, Texas.13,860 Samuel died in his own home of senile debility. He has reference number (109-371).

Samuel Jesse McCuistion and Martha Childress Gilliland were married on 3 July 1866 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.13 They13 appeared in the census on 11 June 1880 in Red River County, Texas.861 Martha Childress Gilliland was born on 15 February 1837 in Louisiana.861 She died on 10 September 1912 at the age of 75 in Red River County, Texas.

Samuel Jesse McCuistion-4221 and Martha Childress Gilliland-4233 had the following children:

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Georgia Ann McCuistion-4234.

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Mary Frances McCuistion-4235.

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Charles Edward McCuistion-4236.

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Minnie Mahala McCuistion-4237.