Title: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1850 Census -RayCounty, Missouri
Publication: Washington, DC
Title: State of Texas. Copy of Widow's Application for Pension
Publication: Austin, Texas: 1 November 1912. Application No. 20395
Title: Navarro County Genealogical Society. Old Northwest, Texas,Historical-Statistical-Biographical, Volumes I-A & !-B, NavarroCounty1846-1860. Pg 507
Note: Smithey who married Charles Montgomery McCuistion. Thomas James andCharles Montgomery are brothers. Thomas, Charles and Gabriel, joinedtheir parents before the Civil War in a move to Navarro County, Texas.
Goree is now in Baylor County, Texas.
He served with Co. A, 11th Texas Cavalry, Confederate Army for threeyears; enlisting in the fall of 1861 in Grayson County, Texas.According to application interogation of friend, T.J. Roane; Thomaswas "taken with fever which settled in his knee, making his leg stiff.He was discharged on account of same." T.J. Roane adds, Thomas was1st Lieutenant of Co. A, 11th Texas Cavalry.
Thomas is unable to work due to "gun shot (received) in Army. Theaffidavit of physician states, "ulcer of leg involving anteriorportion of tibial region. Also results of injury to abdominal woundwhich (unable to read) and another injury to spinal column resultingfrom old gun shot wound." The affidavit is signed by Dr. L.P.MKcCuistion, Thomas's first cousin once removed.
Thomas writes he has "lived in Texas, since 1856."
Thomas James had lived in Lamar County, Texas "since July 99."
Note: Thomas James Married married Carrie Smithey, the sister of Leora
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