Sixth Generation


367. Harrison Montgomery McCuistion661 was born on 14 March 1847 in Pattonville, Lamar Co., Texas.236 He served in the military Confederate Army Civil War.236 He served the last year of the war in Company I, First Texas Cavalry as a private, but was never in a general engagement. He was near that of Yellow Bayou, Louisiana, and was in several skirmishes. Mary, his wife, was rejected a pension from the State of Texas for her husband's service in the Confederate Army. He awarded the Cross of Military Service on 1 May 1904 in Lamar County, Texas. The award was given by the Lamar #258 United Daughters of the Confederacy. Harrison died on 29 November 1916 at the age of 69 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.234 He was buried on 30 November 1916 in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.234 He was a Farmer in Lamar County, Texas.236 He devoted his entire life to farming, and was the owner of 1,083 acres of good black land, about half of which he kept under cultivation. He also ran a gin and mill. Harrison has reference number (42-346). He served his precinct as Justice of the Peace eight years, and has taken an active interest in all questions of public concern.

Harrison Montgomery McCuistion and Mary A. Abels were married on 1 February 1867 in Lamar County, Texas.237,662 Mary A. Abels, daughter of Landon W. Abels and Margaret Caroline McFatter, was born in June 1847. She died on 1 September 1933 at the age of 86 in Paris, Texas.234 She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.234

Harrison Montgomery McCuistion-530 and Mary A. Abels-553 had the following children:

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Edward Hall McCuistion-564.

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Dr. Lorenzo Payton McCuistion-565.

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Dr. William Walter McCuistion-566.

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Coke McCuistion was born on 1 November 1875 in Lamar County, Texas. He died on 13 July 1876 at the age of 0 in Lamar County, Texas.234 He was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas.234 Coke has reference number (42iv-347).

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Jennie Myrtle McCuistion663 was born on 25 July 1877.664 She died on 22 August 1908 at the age of 31.665,666 Jennie died of tuberculosis. Her family took her to many, many doctors and even traveled to Colorado seeking treatment, but she died anyway. She was an artist.663 Jennie has reference number (42v-347). Jennie Myrtle McCuistion never married.

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Lethe Margery McCuistion-569.

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McCuistion was buried in June 1882 in Shady Grove Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas. She was born on 6 June 1882 in Lamar County, Texas. She died on 6 June 1882 at the age of 0 in Lamar County, Texas. Has reference number (42vii-347).