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William Thomas McCuiston
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1868
Davidson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 4, 1921
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

Officer McCuiston was shot and instantly killed when he and another officer attempted to seize an automobile loaded with whiskey and occupied by three men. The suspects sped away being pursued by the other officer and soon more officers. After a forty mile chase one suspect was shot and killed;one was arrested; and the other suspect escaped.

Several weeks later the other suspect was arrested. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison. The suspect arrested at the scene was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth Katherine Williams McCuiston (1840 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie Coe McCuiston (1881 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  John J. McCuiston (1861 - 1940)*
  Mollie Betty McCuiston Redwine (1868 - 1937)*
  William Thomas McCuiston (1868 - 1921)
  Josiah Turner McCuiston (1870 - 1945)*
  Charles Fletcher McCuiston (1876 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Jan 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46688787
William Thomas McCuiston
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William Thomas McCuiston
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William Thomas McCuiston
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Remembering you today Officer McCuiston. Your courage and sacrifice are not forgotten. God bless you and all those who serve and protect.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: May. 4, 2015
Remembering you today. Rest in peace.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: May. 4, 2014

- ncsearch
 Added: Sep. 28, 2013
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