Sixth Generation


350. Alexander Anthony McCuistion was born on 24 February 1827 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee.8,220,235,632 Name moved place date.8,633 He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ray County, Missouri.222 In 1850 he was a Farmer in Ray County, Missouri.8,633 In addition to farming, Alexander was also in the Merchantile business. In 1858 Alexander was a merchandiser in Millville, Ray County, Missouri.8 He sold his stock of goods when upon entering the Confederate Army. He served in the military Confederate Army between 1861 and 1865 in Civil War.8,633 Alexander enlisted as a soldier in the Confederate Army, Capt. J. K. McDowell's Company, of Col. B. A. Reaves' regiment. He participated in the battles of Pea Ridge and Cornith, after which he was transferred to the commissary, as clerk for three years. Alexander served with Company C, Third Missouri Infantry, remaining in the service until the close of the war.

In May 1865, he surrendered at Grenada, Mississippi, and went to Memphis, Tennessee, where he remained a short time, and then returned to Ray County, Missouri. Between 1865 and 1870 he was a farmer in Ray County, Missouri.8,226 Alexander was elected as Clerk of the Ray County Court in the Fall of 1874 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.8,633 Alexander was elected on the Democratic ticket. He took charge of the office, 1 Jan 1875 and served four years. Upon expiration of his term as county clerk, Alexander abandoned politics and returned to business. He was "identified with the Christian Church".8 Name belonged to value.8 Name was avalue regarding politics.8 In 1879 he was a Proprietor of livery and feed stable in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.633 Alexander Cyrus Royal Arch Chapter 36 Mason in 1881 in Richmond, Missouri. Cyrus Royal Arch Chapter 36 Mason, organized 14 September 1867, Charter granted 14 October 1868. Officers in 1881 included A. A. McCuistion. He died on 8 February 1913 at the age of 85. He was buried in Old City Cemetery, Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.223 Alexander has reference number (20-340).

Alexander Anthony McCuistion and Susanna S. Herndon Berry were married on 16 September 1852 in Ray County, Missouri.8,633 They8,633 appeared in the census on 5 July 1870 in Richland, Grape Grove Township, Ray County, Missouri.226 Susanna S. Herndon Berry, daughter of William Berry and Martha T. Herndon, was born on 12 June 1829 in Kentucky.8,224 She moved to Ray County, Missouri when small. She received her education in Ray County. She died on 24 October 1870 at the age of 41.8,634

Alexander Anthony McCuistion-751 and Susanna S. Herndon Berry-752 had the following children:

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Augustus Louis McCuistion-3918.

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Edward Price McCuistion-3919.

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George Herndon McCuistion-3920.

Alexander Anthony McCuistion and Mary Eliza Smith were married on 28 August 1875 in Ray County, Missouri.8,633 They8,633 appeared in the census in 1880 in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.227 Alexander is listed in the 1880 census with his second wife, Mary, mother Nancy, sons Price and George and sister-in-law Lucy Smith. Mary Eliza Smith, daughter of James B. Smith and Ann Page, was born on 27 July 1841 in Ray County, Missouri.8 She was a member of the Methodist Church (South).8 She died in 1922 at the age of 81 in Ray County, Missouri. Mary was buried in Old City Cemetery, Richmond, Ray County, Missouri.223 The entry indicates "wife of A. A.".

Alexander Anthony McCuistion-751 and Mary Eliza Smith-753 had the following children:

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McCuistion633 died in infancy.633