Title: McCuistion, Miles G. Descendants of James McCuistion
Publication: 30 November 1997
Title: McCuistion, William Thomas Jr. Article written forNacagdochesGenealogy Society Quarterly
Title: McQuiston, Leona Bean. The McQuiston, McCuiston and McQuestenFamilies1620-1937
Author: McQuiston, Leona Bean
Publication: Louisville KY: The Standard Press, 1937. Pg 400
Title: McCuistion Genealogy Research Worksheet. The worksheets were senttoand returned from various McCuistion (and variations).Theinformation is directl
Note: for John Meals as an overseer of slaves, two years later he marriedJohn Meals daughter, Mary Ann." Thomas is listed in the 1830 Censusfor Madison County, Alabama.
The original genealogy lists the date of birth as 23 January 1809.However, in the Bible owned by Mary Meals Summers Mccuistion it iswritten that Thomas McCuistion was born on January 20, 1809.
Thomas died at the home of his son James M. in Nacogdoches, Texas.
The 1830 census for Madison County, Alabama, gives Thomas McQuistinand wife both under thirty, one son under five.
Thomas went to Alabama when he was quite young.
Thomas moved his family from Alabama to Marshall County, Mississippi,about nineteen miles from Holly Springs. In 1840, he moved to Texas,he preceded his family to Nacogdoches in order to buy land and preparefor the rest to follow. Mary Ann came several months later riding ahorse or mule along with the youngest child and bringing approximately40 slaves with her.
Note: By way of oral tradition, "Thomas ran away from home and went to work
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