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Marriage: Children:
  1. Robert McCuistion: Birth: 1 SEP 1728 in Londonderry, Ireland. Death: 28 SEP 1760 in North Carolina

  2. Thomas McCuistion: Birth: 17 DEC 1731 in Londonderry, Ireland. Death: 9 DEC 1783 in Guilford County, North Carolina

  3. Gustavus McCuistion: Birth: 21 MAY 1733 in Londonderry, Ireland. Death: 1805

  4. Jane McCuistion: Birth: 11 MAR 1734/35 in Londonderry, Ireland. Death: 1802 in Guilford County, North Carolina

  5. James McCuistion: Birth: 12 APR 1737 in America. Death: 21 SEP 1812 in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee

  6. Sarah McCuistion: Birth: 12 APR 1739 in North Carolina. Death: 24 FEB 1822 in Rowan Co., North Carolina

  7. Levina McCuistion: Birth: 22 MAY 1742 in North Carolina. Death: 1807

  8. Mary McCuistion: Birth: 28 APR 1744 in North Carolina.

  9. Dorcas McCuistion: Birth: 12 MAR 1745/46 in North Carolina. Death: in Guilford County, North Carolina


Sources
1. Title:   Noah McCuistion, Pioneer Texas Cattleman
Publication:   Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1975. Pg 87
2. Title:   McAdams, Ina May Ogletree. A Biographical History
Author:   McAdams, Ina May Ogletree
Publication:   Austin, Texas: McAdams Publishers, Inc 1962
3. Title:   e-mail to Gloria McCuistion
Publication:   14 January 1998

Notes
a. Note:   Carolina.
  He was given a land grant in 1753 in North Carolina, he was received420 acres of land under an English grant by King George II. He willedthis land to his son, James Jr., 18 October 1765
  James received this land grant from Granville. The land was on theSouth side of the Reedy Fork of Haw River and on both sides ofRichland Creek.
  James, the settler, is the third of the group of Pennsylvania-NorthCarolina group, and lived according to family tradition inPennsylvania before going to North Carolina. Tradition relates thatthe name was formerly spelled with a "Q" and was changed to "C" at thesuggestion of Dr. David Caldwell. James first settled inPennsylvania. He was associated with the Nottingham Company.
  James will can be found in Salisbury, Rowan County, North CarolinaWill Book A, 1766 July Court. The will is as follows:
  In the name of God Amen. I James McCuistion in the province of NorthCarolina and county of Rowan being infirm in Body but of sound Memoryand Judgement Do this eighteenth Day of October in the Year of ourLord God one thousand seven hundred and sixty five make and publishthis my last Will and testament whether by word or writing if such bemade by me.
 First I bequith my Soul to God waiting through Grace in Christ mysavour for the merit promised to them that believe in him and my Bodyto be intered as my Executors thinks fits: and first of all pay myjust Debts and to divide my Estate as follows to wit.
 First of all I give to my dearly beloved wife Jenut McCuistion thefull thurd part of all my moveables with my ready Moneys and debts dueto me with my Negro Fellow named Gim or James: Secondly with myplantation I now live on during her lifetime not to be disturbed byany to have the same power as if I was alive.
 2nd. Secondly, I give the Remainder of all my moveables and Chattelsto my five Daughters to be equally divided amonst them to my DaughterJane now maryd to Thomas Flack also my Daughter Sarah also to myDaughter Levina now maryd to John Nelson also to my Daughter Mary andto my Daughter Dorcas.
 3rd. Thirdly, I give to my son Gustavus McCuistion I give four hundredand forty acres of Land lying on both Sides of Rich Land Creek knownby the name of the Mill place joining Scots Land I alow and ordainSon Thomas McCuistion as Gardeen over him and not to sell or disposeof the plantation I left to my Son Gustavus McCuistion without my SonThos. McCuistions Concent or Leave by the Name of the Mill place.
 4th. Fourthly, I give to my Son James McCuistion the plantation I nowlive on with all the improvements and piece or parcel of Land as iscontained in sd Deed for sd Improvement at his Mother my Wifes Deathand not to then and not to molest her or any she apoints to live on itduring her Life time.
 5th. I alow unto my son Thos. McCuistion the Sumb of twenty Shillscurrent Money of North Carolina to be paid in three months after myDeceas to be paid by my Son James McCuistion.
 6th, I alow unto my Son Thos. McCuistion Son James McCuistion the sumof nine pounds to be paid when is come of age by my Son JamesMcCuistion.
 7th. I alow my son James McCuistion to pay unto my three DaughtersSarah Dorcas and Mary each of them twenty pounds and to be paid infour years after their Mothers Deceas my wife Jennut McCuistion, alsoI alow my wife Jennet McCuistion and my sone Thos. McCuistion and myson James McCuistion Executors of this my last will and Testament inthe presence of us who were present at the signing and sealing of theDay & Year above written.
  JAMES McCUISTION (Seal)
  Signed and sealed and delivered by the sd Thomas Flack
 James McCuistion as and for his last will John McCuistion
 and Testament in the presense of us who were Robert McCuistion
 present at the signing and sealing thereof.
Note:   James and Sarah lived on Richland Creek in Guilford County, North


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