Lemuel Gustine, soldier, son of James Gustine, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1816. He was taken by his father to Natchez, Mississippi, in 1817. He was a doctor by profession. Gustine traveled to Texas in January 1836 and fought in the battle of San Jacinto under Henry W. Karnes as a private in the Second Regiment of Volunteers. He was discharged on May 30, 1836, and returned to Mississippi. He married Jane McCreary, with whom he had one child; his second wife was Sophia Thompson, with whom he had seven children. He died in New Orleans on May 22, 1852.
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Anonymous, “Gustine, Lemuel,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 20, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/gustine-lemuel.
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