Jesse Muse

Jesse Muse

Male 1804 - 1878  (73 years)

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  • Name Jesse Muse 
    Born 4 Aug 1804 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 May 1878 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Friendship Baptist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1824, Feb 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 25
      Ordered that John Richardson road overseer have the following additional hands to work: Calvin Cox, Isaac Smith, Samson D. Smith, Jason Muse, George Fry, Wm. Dowdy, John Dowdy, Wm. Harris, Green Hill, Jesse Muse, Thomas Dowdy, Zack Jones, John Carrell, Kindred Phillips, Mrs. Davis (Mose and Jery), Henry Stuts, Marvil Ritter and Demsay Sowell.

      1825, Feb 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 62
      Ordered that Demsay Sowell be appointed overseer of the road in place of John Richardson and have the following additional hands to work: Calvin Cox, Samson D. Smith, Jason Muse, George Fry, Wm. Dowdy, John Dowdy, Wm. Harris, Jesse Muse, Thomas Dowdy, Zacariah Jones, John Carrell, Kindred Phillips, Mrs. Davis (Mose and Jery) and Marvil Ritter.

      1829, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 283
      Ordered that James Hill be appointed the overseer of the road from Bean's Bridge to Flowers Road and work the following hands: Wm. McIntosh, John McIntosh, Alex. McIntosh, Alex. McIntosh Sr.'s hand, Wm. J. McIntosh, Samuel McIntosh, Isham Wallis, Wm. Barrett Esq.'s hand, Samuel Barrett, Willabe Ritter, Henry Ritter, Isaac Lawhon, Daniel Caddell, Jesse Muse, Daniel Muse, Angus Kelly and Alex. McCaskill.

      1830, May 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 309
      Ordered that Samuel Barrett be appointed the overseer of the road from Bean's Bridge to the large sassafras at Alex. McCaskill's and have the following hands to work: Neill Caddell, Isaac Lawhon, Allen McCaskill, Daniel Caddell, Jesse Muse, Daniel Muse Jr., Henry Ritter, John J. McIntosh, John Davis, Samuel McIntosh and James Hill.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 173
      Jesse Muse
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 1M
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1F

      1840, Apr 3 -- Deed of Trust, Moore County, NC
      Archibald McK. Sowell listed the following debts with Joseph G. Moore as a creditor, Dempsey Sowell and Quimby Sowell as securities and Jesse Muse as trustee: $57 to Joseph G. Moore from Nov 1839; $18 to John R. Ritter from Nov 1838; $18 to Samuel McIntosh from Spring 1839; $4 to Samuel Barrett from Spring 1839; $10 to John J. McIntosh from Spring 1839; $17 to John Phillips, administrator of Mark Phillips Dec'd. from September 1839; $10.50 to John J. McIntosh from Feb 1840; $15 to [Smith crossed out] John N. Sullivan from Jan 1840. He transferred these debts to Jesse Muse with Joseph G. Moore, Dempsay Sowell and Quimby Sowell as securities in exchange for a sundry of items. If the debts are not satisfied by May 1, Jesse Muse may sell the property to the highest bidder to pay debts. Corn. Moore was a witness. Deed of trust satisfied 21 Oct 1842. [Editor's Note: original in possession of Frank Muse, Carthage, NC]

      1842, Mar 5 -- Deed Book 2 Page 448, Moore County, NC
      Alexander Kelly, Sheriff (to satisfy judgement in Angus Morrison v. Miles Muse) deeded Jesse Muse three tracts [1] 100 acres located west of Richland Creek adjoining Daniel Muse, Thomas Muse and Wallace [2] 50 acres in the Fork of Buffalo Creek adjoining McIntosh [3] 100 acres adjoining Nathan Smith. C.H. Dowd was a witness.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 240
      Jesse Muse 46 M, Farmer, $450 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Nancy Muse 39 F, Born in NC
      William Muse 23 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Candice Muse 20 F, Born in NC
      Noah Muse 16 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Susan Muse 14 F, Born in NC
      Archibald Muse 11 M, Born in NC
      Ashley Muse 9 M, Born in NC
      Comodore Muse 7 M, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 204-B
      Jesse Muse 55 M, Farmer, $800 Real Estate, $2500 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Nancy Muse 50 F, Born in NC
      A.T. Muse 20 M, Born in NC
      Commodo G. Muse 16 M, Born in NC

      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 510
      Jesse Muse 65 M, Farmer, $500 Real Estate, $1500 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Nancy Muse 60 F, Born in NC
    Person ID I00111  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 May 2022 

    DNA Tests  48 DNA tests are associated with Jesse Muse 

    Father Daniel Muse,   b. 1779,   d. 28 Aug 1846  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Susannah Ritter,   b. 1780-1790,   d. 11 Sep 1858, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F5074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy J.,   b. 14 Oct 1810,   d. 3 Jun 1880  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
    +1. William Riley Muse,   b. 27 May 1827,   d. 25 Feb 1906  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Candace Muse,   b. 3 Jun 1829,   d. 8 Sep 1893  (Age 64 years)
     3. Noah F. Muse,   b. 1834,   d. 2 Feb 1864, Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +4. Susan Muse,   b. 23 Feb 1836,   d. 18 Feb 1911, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +5. Archibald Buckley Muse,   b. 31 May 1838,   d. 6 May 1903  (Age 64 years)
     6. Ashley F. Muse,   b. 1841,   d. 1 Jul 1863, Gettysburg, PA in Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     7. Commodore George Muse,   b. 1843,   d. 11 May 1865, Elmira, NY in Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Family ID F0033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1855 Teaching Contract, Moore County, NC
    1855 Teaching Contract, Moore County, NC
    1858 Teaching Contract, Moore County, NC
    1858 Teaching Contract, Moore County, NC

    Headstones
    Jesse Muse
    Jesse Muse

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.