Fifth Generation


157. Samuel Benton McCuistion was born on 15 January 1808 in Bedford County, Tennessee.322 Name moved place date.323 "Such conclusion could be drawn from the following: 'This day a deed executed by Samuel L. Davidson bearing date of 25th of October 1851 to Samuel B. McCuistion, for one half of a League of land situated in Anderson County in the State of Texas, was brought into Court and the execution thereof duly proven in open court by the oaths of Robert B. Davidson and Jas. H. Neil subscribing thereonto..." On 24 August 1860 he was a farmer in Anderson County, Texas.322 He died before 1870 at the age of 62 in Anderson County, Texas.323 The children lived in the home of Mary's brother, Benjamin Franklin Reagor, in adjoining Henderson County, Texas. Samuel has reference number RM 424 - GKM 3158 - LBM 94-366.

Samuel Benton McCuistion and Mary Emeline Reagor were married on 25 July 1849 in Tennessee. They appeared in the census on 24 August 1860 in Anderson County, Texas.322 Mary Emeline Reagor324, daughter of Anthony Wayne Reagor and Rhoda Margaret Boone, was born on 29 January 1824 in Tennessee.322 Name moved place date.324 She died on 10 April 1865 at the age of 41. She has reference number RM 4193. According to the 1850 census report, Sixth Civil District of Bedford County, Tennessee, Samuel and Mary didn't have any children; however, Mary's yougest brother, Levi S. (Shook) Reagor, age seven was living with them. Mary and Levi's parents had apparently died before 1849. Mary's age was listed as 26 in 1850.

Samuel Benton McCuistion-424 and Mary Emeline Reagor-4193 had the following children:

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Anthony Reagor McCuistion323 was born on 20 January 1851 in Tennessee.322,323,325 In the 1870 Census, Anthony was listed as a native of Tennessee, age nineteen. He appeared in the census on 24 August 1860 in Anderson County, Texas.322 He appeared in the census on 8 July 1870 in Precinct No. 1, Athens, Henderson County, Texas.326 Anthony, his brother and sisters are living in the home of Benjamin R. Reagor. Anthony appeared in the census in 1880 in Athens, Henderson County, Texas.327 He died on 20 July 1904 at the age of 53 in Athens Cemetery, Henderson County, Texas.328 He was buried in Athens City Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County, Texas.325,329 Anthony has reference number RM 4817. GKM 3159/3158 Anthony never married.

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Benjamin Franklin McCuistion323 was born on 20 March 1855 in Texas.322,323 In the 1870 Census, Benjamin was listed as a native of Texas, age fifteen. He appeared in the census on 24 August 1860 in Anderson County, Texas.322 He appeared in the census on 8 July 1870 in Precinct No. 1, Athens, Henderson County, Texas.326 Benjamin, his brother and sisters are living in the home of Benjamin R. Reagor. Benjamin died on 22 February 1884 at the age of 28 in Athens Cemetery, Henderson County, Texas.328 He was buried in Athens City Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County, Texas.329 He has reference number RM 5021 - GKM 3160/3158 - LBM 94-366. Benjamin never married.

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Rhoda Louise McCuistion-9943.

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Mary Tennessee McCuistion-9439.