James McCUISTION was born in May 1700 in County Derry, Ireland, and died
6 Nov. 1765,1 in Rowan (that part now Guilford) Co., NC. His wife was
Jennet2/Jenat1 who was born in 1706 and died 11 Apr. 1783, age 76.1

James McCUISTION was a brother to Robert McCUISTON.

Children of James McCUISTON and wife Jennet
1. Robert McCUISTION b. 1 Sep. 1728;1 m. Jane RUTH;3 d. 28 Sep. 1758,1
   Rowan Co., NC
2. Thomas McCUISTION2 b. 17 Dec. 1731;1 m. Ann MOODY 15 May 1756;1
   d. 9 Dec. 1783,1 Guilford Co., NC
3. Gustavus McCUISTION2 b. 21 May 1733;1 m. Mary4
4. Jane McCUISTION2 b. 11 Mar. 1735; m. Thomas FLACK;2 d. 15 Jan. 1802,5
   to 18 Nov. 1802,6 Guilford Co., NC5
5. James McCUISTION2 b. 12 Apr. 1737;1 m. Catharine;7 d. 24 Sep. 1812
   Jefferson Co., TN8
6. Sarah McCUISTION2 b. 12 Apr. 1739;1 m. Walter McCUISTON 27 Jan. 1768;1
   d. 24 Feb. 1822 Guilford Co., NC1
7. Levina McCUISTION2 b. 22 May 1742;1 m.bond John NELSON 19 June 1764;2,9
8. Mary McCUISTION2 b. 28 Apr. 1744,1
9. Dorcas McCUISTION2 b. 12 Mar. 1746;1 m.bond John McCUISTON 12 Jan. 17689
   d. 1804 Guilford Co., NC10
  

1. Leona Bean McQuiston, The McQuiston, McCuiston and McQuesten Families 1620-1937, (Louisville, KY: The Standard Press, 1937). p. 178 In 1937 a memorandum book (begun in 1735) of Robert McCuiston was in the possession of Robert Ellis, of Greensboro, NC p. 250. Walter McCuiston married Sarah McCuistion 27 Jan. 1768; she d. 24 Feb. 1822 Unnumbered photocopy between pages 318 and 319. This photocopy from the memorandum book lists the births of James, wife Jenat, their children, as well as death dates for some. p. 331. Information of Thomas McCuistion and wife Ann Moody 2. James McCuistion original will, Rowan Co., NC. 3. A. D. Murphey, Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in The Supreme Court of North Carolina During the Year 1819, Vol. III (Raleigh, North Carolina: J. Gales, 1821), pp. 583-594. NC Supreme Court, Nov. Term 1819, Robert Thompson and wife, et. al. v. Thomas Blair et al. 4. Guilford Co., NC Record of Deeds 2 (B), pp. 251-252. 5. Jane Flack will, Guilford Co, NC Record of Wills A, pp. 122-123. 6. Guilford Co., NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 1796-1811, p. 225. Will of Jean Flack proved. 7. Guilford Co., NC Record of Deeds 1 (A), pp. 289-290. 8. James McCuistion headstone, Dandridge Revolutionary War Graveyard, Dandridge, Jefferson Co., TN. 9. Rowan Co., NC marriage bonds John Nelson-Livinia McCuistion, Bondsmen: John Howard and George Magoune Permission slip signed by father James McCuistion John McCuiston-Dorcus McCuiston, Bondsman: James McCuiston 10. Guilford Co., NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minutes 1796-1811, p. 310. 19 November 1804 Administration of the Estate of Darcus McCuiston.

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