171. James Porter McCuistion353 was born on 12 July 1826 in Near Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. He served in the military Confederate Army between 1861 and 1864.344 When the Civil War broke out, James Porter served in the Confederate Army, in the Battle of Murfreesboro was wounded and left for dead at Chickamauga, he survived. He was a Teacher in Tennessee, Missouri and Arkansas. On 1 June 1880 James was a farmer in Izard County, Arkansas.354 He was Baptist. He died on 5 July 1900 at the age of 73 in near Oxford, Izard County, Arkansas.344 Buried in the city of the dead in Union, Fulton County, Arkansas. James has reference number RM 438. LBM 102-368 Lived at Fosterville and near Manchester, Coffee County, Tennessee. 19 January 1880 he left for Arkansas and located in Izard County, between the Black and White Rivers.
James Porter McCuistion and Maranda Harvell Powell were married on 3 February 1856 in Near Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. They appeared in the census on 7 June 1860 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee.355 They355 appeared in the census on 1 June 1880 in Izard County, Arkansas.354 Maranda Harvell Powell, daughter of Thomas P. Powell, was born on 19 April 1834 in Near Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. 356 She died on 26 March 1913 at the age of 78 in Cotter, Arkansas.344 Buried Gassville Cemetery near White River, in Arkansas. She has reference number RM 452.
James Porter McCuistion-438 and Maranda Harvell Powell-452 had the following children: