Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Hopkins Muse

Male Abt 1707 - 1740  (~ 33 years)


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  • Name Hopkins Muse 
    Born Abt 1707  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1740  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028645  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father John Muse,   b. 1673, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1718, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Anne Hopkins,   b. 1679, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1726, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 1699  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      From: Tom Hamm [mailto:thamm@bellsouth dot net]
      Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 5:19 PM

      Thank you for the information. I have a longer version of Anne Muse's will and didn't notice Sarah before. I am including the longer will in case you don't have it.

      29 Jun 1726: The will of Anne Muse, dated January 14, 1725, probated in Westmoreland County, June 29, 1726, devised:
      to son Edward, my now dwelling plantation and half adjoining land, it being part of 200 acres leased by my deceased husband of Col. Fitzhugh.
      To son William, other half of said land; but if he disturb my exors. or endeavor to claim my dwelling plantation, then said land to go to my son Hopkins.
      To son William, 1000 lbs tob. and one iron pot in his possession.
      To son Edward, feather bed and furniture, black walnut table and chest that stands in hall, 2 large pewter basons, diaper table cloth and 1/2 dozen napkins, one towel, 4 leather chairs and my gray mare.
      To sons Hopkins, John, Augustine and George (when 18 years old each) a cow and a calf.
      To daughter Mary Sanford, bed now in possession of Thos. Muse, Jr., oval table in hall, 5 leather chairs, my old side saddle.
      To daughter Anne Muse, bed and furniture in hall, and bedstead it lies in, oval table in chamber.
      To daughter Sarah Muse, bed and furniture that lies in the trundle bedstead in chamber and bedstead it lies and my trunk.
      To daughter Anne Muse, black mare and new side saddle and furniture.
      Son in law Robert Sanford, to have care and tuition of testatriz's children, Hopkins and George (until they are 18 years old) and of daughter Anne until 16 years of age, or marriage.
      To son Robert Sanford and son Edward Muse, stock of cattle and hoggs in equal division for support of my young children.
      Friend Benjamin Waddy, a gold ring of 10 shillings value. Residue of estate to be divided between 4 young sons Augustine, Hopkins, John and George and if any of them, when they attain 18 years of age "be adjudged to take evil courses then my aforesaid son or sons take him to their care as before until they attain the age of 20".
      Executors, friend Benja. Waddsy, son in law Robert Sanford and son Edward Muse.
      Witnesses: Anne Jones, Elizabeth Muse. (Westmoreland Co.
      W. B. 8, p. 170).

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      MUSE, ANNE, 14 June 1725; 29 June 1726. Westmoreland County, Virginia
      Son Edward the land of my deceased husband;
      sons William, Hopkins, John, Augustine and George the lands which he leased to Col. William Fitzhugh;
      my dau, Mary Sanford bed in possession of Thomas Muse Jr.;
      dau. Anne Muse bed and furniture;
      dau. Sarah Muse 1 bed, furniture and table;
      son in law Robert Sanford;
      friend Benjamin Waddey a ring.

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