Fifth Generation


207. Thomas McCuistian440 was born on 12 June 1806 in Tennessee.440 Between 1836 and 1848 he was a County Surveyor in Madison County, Arkansas.441 Note from Dewey McCuistian: "As for the surveyor mentioned (1ii-400), that was Thomas, the father of John Long, Thomas Drew, Pleasant Isaac, and half-brother of James Conway. The Thomas (1ii-400) buried at Coombs Cemetery had to be the son of James Conway McCuistion (1iv-399; Thomas Carlisle McCuistion). My father, the son of John Long, often told me of an old trunk full of surveying instruments that belonged to his Grandfather Thomas, and that he laid out the town of Huntsville, Arkansas. I also have field notes of a survey for a John Frets, signed by Thomas McCuistian on 12 October 1849." Name moved place date.440 He was a School Teacher.440 Thomas appeared in the census on 6 September 1860 in Huntsville, War Eagle Township, Madison County, Arkansas. On 6 September 1860 he was a Farmer in Huntsville, War Eagle Township, Madison County, Arkansas. He died on 29 March 1879 at the age of 72 in Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas.440 Thomas was buried after 29 March 1879 at Alabam Cemetery in Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas.440 He has reference number RM 7117. GKM 1997A - LBM 1-399 Thomas and his third wife, Matilda Sanders Long did not have any children.

Thomas McCuistian and Cynthia Copeland Robinson were married on 19 January 1837.440 Cynthia Copeland Robinson was born in February 1818. She died on 1 July 1843 at the age of 25.440 She has reference number RM 10352.

Thomas McCuistian-7117 and Cynthia Copeland Robinson-10352 had the following children:

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Francis Hamilton McCuistian-7116.

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Margaret Jane McCuistian-9035.

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Robert Winfrey McCuistian was born on 28 January 1843 in Madison County, Arkansas.440 He died on 9 August 1843 at the age of 0 in Madison County, Arkansas.440 He has reference number RM 9942. GKM 2006/1997A

Thomas McCuistian and Rebecca Hale McGill were married on 29 May 1845 in Madison County, Arkansas.440 They440 appeared in the census on 20 October 1850 in Richland Township, Madison County, Arkansas.442 Rebecca Hale McGill was born on 26 November 1823 in Giles County, Tennessee.440 She died on 5 November 1852 at the age of 28 in Richland, Madison County, Arkansas. She was buried on 7 November 1852 at Lollar Creek Cemetery in Madison County, Arkansas. Rebecca is buried near C. B. Waits Farm, Lollars Creek, Madison County, Arkansas. Rebecca has reference number RM 10353.

Thomas McCuistian-7117 and Rebecca Hale McGill-10353 had the following children:

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John Long McCuistian-5969.

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Thomas Drew McCuistian was born on 12 January 1849 in Madison County, Arkansas.440 He appeared in the census in the household of Thomas McCuistian and Rebecca Hale McGill on 20 October 1850 in Richland Township, Madison County, Arkansas.442 He appeared in the census on 6 September 1860 in Huntsville, War Eagle Township, Madison County, Arkansas. Thomas appeared in the census in the household of Thomas McCuistian and Matilda Rice Sanders on 16 August 1870 in Huntsville, War Eagle Township, Madison County, Arkansas.443 He died on 10 March 1873 at the age of 24.440 He has reference number RM 10354. GKM 2004/1997A

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Pleasant Isaac McCuistian-9814.

Thomas McCuistian and Matilda Rice Sanders were married on 16 June 1857.440 They440 appeared in the census on 16 August 1870 in Huntsville, War Eagle Township, Madison County, Arkansas.443 In the 1870 Census, Thomas's name is spelled McChristian.

His occupation is listed as Farmer. He has a real estate value of $800 and a personal estate value of $400. Matilda Rice Sanders, daughter of George Woodward Sanders and Drucilla Best, was born on 27 February 1808 in Virginia.443,444 She died on 26 May 1871 at the age of 63 in Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas.440,444 She was buried in Alabam Cemetery, Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas.440 Matilda has reference number RM 10355.