James Muse, Sr.

Male 1710 - 1758  (48 years)


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  • Name James Muse 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1710  Westmoreland County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar-Jul 1758  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1753, Sep 11 -- 1752-1758 County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC Page 35
      James Muse Senr. deeded his son James Muse Junr. his entire estate. Giles Tillet, Charles Seal and Alexander Going were witnesses.

      1755 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      James Muse Senr. 1 white poll 3 black poll
      James Muse Junr. 1 white poll

      1755, Jan 21 -- Deed Book 2 Page 65, Cumberland County, NC
      James Barton deeded James Muse Sr. 80 acres located south of Deep River at Cannon Landing. Patent to Joel McClendon 1748 and sold to Barton. Timothy Claven and Joseph Elkins were witnesses.

      1755, Jul 15 -- Deed Book 1 Page 29, Cumberland County, NC
      James Muse Jr. deeded James Muse Sr. all the estate formerly deeded by James Muse Sr. to James Muse Jr. Jacob Blocker and James Nicol were witnesses.

      1758, Mar 30 -- Deed Book 1 Page 241-242, Cumberland County, NC
      Will of James Muse, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Sophia, son James Muse [negro girl Penelope], daughter Liddy Ceal [negro Benjamin], son Thomas Muse [negro names Nell], son Daniel Muse [negro named Lucy], daughter Anne Muse [negro Belinda], daughter Annabarbury Muse, daughter Sophia Pope Runnels and her son William Ceal Muse. Executors: wife, son James Muse and Charles Ceal. Witnesses: Robert Dickinson, James Bain and Isaac Dickinson.

      1758, Jul 19 -- 1755-1759 County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Will of James Muse proven by Robert Dickeson. Sopha Muse, Executrix, granted letters testamentary. On motion of Sophia Muse by her attorney, Plunkett Ballard, the following receipt was allowed to be recorderd: received of my mother, Sophia Muse, one Negro girl Pennallopy, right and title, and I acknowledge her to be my full part of my father's estate. James Muse 1 Jul 1758. Witnesses: Robert Dickinson and James Barnes.

      1758, Oct 9 -- Estate, Cumberland County, NC
      Inventory of the estate of James Muse Senr.
    Person ID I38618  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 24 May 2016 

    Family Sophia Pope,   b. 1710,   d. Aft 1792  (Age 83 years)  [1
    Children 
    +1. James Muse, Jr.,   b. 2 Jan 1734, Prince William County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +2. Lydia Muse,   b. 1735,   d. 1799, Fairfield County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Sophia Pope Muse,   b. 1738,   d. Aft 2 May 1808  (Age 70 years)
     4. Anne Muse,   b. 1746,   d. 1794, Fairfield County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Thomas Muse,   b. 15 Mar 1748,   d. 1 Jun 1828, Fairfield County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Daniel Muse,   b. 1742-1750,   d. 1833-1840, Franklin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +7. Anna Barbary Muse,   b. 1742-1758
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F12485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1710 - Westmoreland County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar-Jul 1758 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    1755 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1755 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Inaugural Tax List of Cumberland County. Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] A Southern Legacy: Descendants of John Muse of Virginia, Dr Roger David Chambers, (2012).