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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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James Allen Medcalf – Company E, 4th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Union Army, private.

Allen Medcalf was the brother of William Tate Musgrave’s first wife, Nancy, and the father of William Tate’s second wife, Myzella.  In the Mexican War, Allen was mustered in on June 8, 1847 by Captain Gatlin. He served in Company E, … Continue reading

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William Tate Musgrave – Indiana Infantry, Union Army, private.

William Tate Musgrave was born on August 28, 1836 in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana. He married Nancy Catherine Metcalf in Spencer County, Indiana in 1857. They had one daughter, Helen Perthena or Helen Florence. By 1860, he owned a farm and … Continue reading

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