Category Archives: Musgrave

Samuel Musgrave – Revolutionary War Soldier and “Indian Spy” #5 in 52 Ancestors

Samuel Musgrave (Musgrove) was a Revolutionary War soldier who fought under General Washington in the Battle of Brandywine. The battle between the Americans and the British army under General Howe took place on September 11, 1777 near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Serendipity on the Research Trail

One of my primary goals on a recent genealogy research trip to Oklahoma and Texas was to find a book with the genealogy research of Norma Ennis Musgrove Craig, a first cousin 2X removed. Norma’s book summarizes her 40+ years … Continue reading

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Moses Musgrave (1770-1831) and his son Enos Musgrave (1812-1883)

       Moses Musgrave was the second child and first son of Samuel and Elizabeth Musgrave’s twelve children. He was born in Pennsylvania, married in Nancy Hamilton of West Virginia and later resided in Ohio where all of his … Continue reading

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Samuel Musgrave and Elizabeth Brand – Revolutionary War Service

Samuel was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1747. He was one of eight children born to Moses Musgrove Jr. and Elizabeth, who’s last name is unknown. He moved to Fayette County, PA., then to Muhlenburgh County, Kentucky, and finally, to … Continue reading

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Moses Musgrave – His life and his will, with an analysis by the author

Moses Musgrave, son of Oswin, was bom in Belfast, Northern Ireland about 1667. MOSES died about 5 Mar 1725/6 in Lancaster County, Pa., at about 58 years of age. He married ELIZABETH in Chester County, Pennsylvania, about 1700.  From the Quaker records, … Continue reading

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Thomas Andrew Pennington – Missouri Calvary, Union Army, bugler.

Thomas Andrew Pennington was born on March 24, 1825, in Russell, Kentucky. His father was Royal Riley Pennington and his mother was Elizabeth Kerns. On November 18, 1847, he married Cynthia Ann Brown. They had five children before the war, … Continue reading

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Moses Musgrave

Moses Musgrave, son of Oswin, was bom in Belfast, Northern Ireland about 1667. MOSES died about 5 Mar 1725/6 in Lancaster County, Pa., at about 58 years of age. He married ELIZABETH in Chester County, Pennsylvania, about 1700.  From the Quaker records, … Continue reading

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The First Musgrave in Our Family in America

John Musgrave came to American in 1682, when he was 13 or 14 years of age. He was a Quaker and came as indentured servant* with Valentine Hollingsworth, living with Hollingsworth and his family for about four years in Delaware. … Continue reading

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