Western Maryland Catholics, 1819-1851, Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD. St. Mary's Catholic Church Records.
"Custer Genealogies" Milo Custer, 1944, Pg. 51, Emanuel Custer, Sr. (1E.) son of Paul, (?) & (?) Custer, b. (PA?) c1754, m. 1. Maria Fadley,*C1778, 2d. Ann Miller, c1800, and D. at Jessups, Howard Co. MD 1854.
Stonetown District, NJEmanuel Custard, Lt., Lieutenancy, Philadelphipa Co., PA. 6th Batallion, Company 6th, 5th Class Capt. Arnold Francis, Authority: C/R 6th Bn. 1780 N.D. Muster Fines: Looks like a pounds sign. Military Accounts: Militia. Records of the Comptroller General. RG-4 The Basic Record does not prove active duty.
Tom's great grandfather, Emanuel Custer, purchased 16 Feb. 1802, from Ephraim Burgess of Allegany Co., MD land dating back to 1796.
Thomas Ward Custer was engaged to marry Lucia G. Burgess of Jersey City, New Jersey. Lulie died in 1875, before their marriage. Posted by BrokenSword 2 July 2007.
Nevin Custer, Tom's brother said his ancestor was Paul Custer. "Custer Genealogies" Milo Custer, 1944;, Pg. XXV-XXVI. Letter of Nevin J. Custer,(Brother of Gen. George A. Custer) 29 Jul, 1907, Monroe, MI.