362. Mitchell Henderson McCuistion232,233 was born on 7 August 1828 in Bedford County, Tennessee.233 Name moved place date.236 Mitchell moved with his parents, Anthony and Nancy, to Lamar County, Texas. In 1850 he was a Teacher in Lamar County, Texas. According to the 1850 census, Mitchell's occupation was teacher. Before 1861 he was an Assessor and Collector in Lamar County, Texas.236 Mitchell would have to carry the revenue returns on a mule to Austin, several hundred miles away. Mitchell served in the military Confederate Army in 1862.236 He enlisted in the Confederate army, Company K, Ninth Texas infantry and served with the Army of the Tennessee. He was in the engagements at Holly Springs, Mississippi, and at Vicksburg, Chickamauga. He was with a series of fights down to Jonesboro, Georgia and afterwards on Hood's raid into Tennessee. When his army was slaughtered at Franklin and dispersed, M.H. McCuistion's command made its way into Alabama, where he surrendered.
Mitchell Henderson McCuistion and Margaret Johnson were married on 24 December 1850 in Lamar County, Texas.236,237 Margaret Johnson, daughter of John Johnson and Mary Ann Chisum, was born on 11 May 1832 in Hardeman, Tennessee. She died on 20 April 1862 at the age of 29 in Lamar County, Texas.232,234,644 Margaret was murdered, by one of her slaves who had been reprimanded. Mitchell was away in the war. She was dragged from her horse and beaten with a club while riding past a lonely place. The man was hung. She has reference number RM 532.
Mitchell Henderson McCuistion-526 and Margaret Johnson-532 had the following children:
Mitchell Henderson McCuistion and Nancy Holbrook Moore were married on 15 July 1866 in Lamar County, Texas.236,237 Nancy Holbrook Moore, daughter of David H. Holbrook and Sarah S. , was born on 7 October 1840 in Tennessee. She died on 17 May 1918 at the age of 77 in Lamar County, Texas. She is a native of Tennessee.
Mitchell Henderson McCuistion-526 and Nancy Holbrook Moore-542 had the following children: