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GUSTINE, LEMUEL (1816–1852). 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.

Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Louis Wiltz Kemp Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. Pat Ireland Nixon, The Medical Story of Early Texas, 1528–1853 (Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Lupe Memorial Fund, 1946).

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