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James McCuiston
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1736
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1804
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

James was the 3rd born of six children of Robert McCuiston (b.1710, d.1765) and Ann Denny (b.1714, d.1752). He was born in Derby Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania.

His parents are reported to have been buried in the Plantation Cemetery in Rowan Co., NC. However, the location and current name of this cemetery today was still unknown in 2014.

James descendants used the spelling "McQuiston" for their family name. His brothers and their descendants who went to North Carolina use the original spelling of "McCuiston".

In 1775 he signed the "Westmorland Declaration" - a formal declaration against the English "Stamp Act". Then between 1776 and 1784 James was an Army Spy for the Colonies during the Revolutionary War and in 1775 he signed the "Westmorland Declaration" - a formal declaration against the English "Stamp Act".

In 1762 he married Margaret Trindle in Silver Springs, Cumberland Co. PA. The services were by the Rev. John Cuthbertson. Note this area was originally part of Lancaster Co., PA.

Between 1763 and 1784 they had 6 boys and 3 girls. Their names in order of birth are: William, Robert, Betsey Ann, Sarah Janet, Mary Polly, John, James, Alexander and David McQuiston.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Trindle McCuiston (1746 - 1808)
 
 Children:
  John McQuiston (1776 - 1849)*
  Alexander James McQuiston (1782 - 1867)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Unmarked Gravesite
 
Note: A search in June 2014 did not find any grave marker.
 
Burial:
Old Salem Church and Cemetery
Derry
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Jack Gilchrist
Record added: Feb 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48062684
James McCuiston
Added by: Jack Gilchrist
 
 
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My 7x great grandfather
- Valerie
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015
I found you James McCuiston. You are not forgotten. x
- Joanne Cole
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
 
 
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