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

James Muse

Male Abt 1711 - Aft 1752  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name James Muse 
    Born Abt 1711  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1752  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I086384  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Muse,   b. 1665, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1732, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sturman,   b. Abt 1680, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1735, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1712  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Pope,   b. Bef 1717, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Married 1733  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F42792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1752-1753 Prince William Co Va Order Book
      Page 53 (29 July 1752.
      NICHOLAS MINOR Gent
      against In Debt
      THOMAS ARRINGTON, JAMES MUSE & SOPHIA his Wife & WILLIAM MUSE The suit is continued
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      Prince William County Virginia, Will Book C 1734-1744 by John Frederick Dorman: Page 71.
      Bond of James Muse and John Gregg unto Worspl. Justices of Prince' William County. 150. -20 March 1735; James Muse is guardian of Thomas Arrington, orphan.
      James Mues
      John Gregg
      Wit: Jno. Sturman, Catesby Cooke.
      20 March 1735. Ack. and OR.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 22-24
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of November in the twenty third year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the second and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty nine Between WILLIAM MUSE of the County of Prince William of one part and NICHOLAS MINOR of the County of WESTMORELAND of other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM MUSE for the sum of One hundred and fifty pounds Currant money has sold unto the said NICHOLAS MINOR his heirs and assigns forever all that parcel of land being in the County of Prince William and lying on BROAD RUN the same being part of a large tract of land granted to WANTSFORD ARRINGTON relation being had to the PROPRIETORS OFFICE and bounded begining at a large white Oak standing on the North side of BROAD RUN of OCCOQUAN extending thence North West to a red Oak corner to the said ARRINGTON thence North West with another of ARENTONs lines to the WAGGON ROAD thence, South West to SYMSES BRANCH thence down the several courses of the said Branch to F at BROAD RUN thence down the said Run the several courses to the first begining containing One hundred & Sixty acres and all lands trees and appurtenances whatsoever belonging To Have and To Hold the said tract of land unto the said NICHOLAS MINOR his heirs & assigns forever. In Witness whereof the said parties have set their hands and seals in presence of us WHARTAN RANSDELE, WM. MUSE
      JAMES MUSE, PENELOPE MUSE
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 27th day of November 1749 WILLIAM MUSE acknowledged this Deed with the livery of Seizen & receipt indorsed to NICHOLAS MINOR to be his act. and deed which are admitted to record
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 68
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS ARRINGTON of the County of Prince William obliges me my heirs or assigns do grant unto JAMES MUSE his heirs or assigns a certain tract of land containing one acre more or less and the aforesd Lease to be in force and renewed forever, the situation of the land is as follows beginning at a twelve Notchts Maple on the WAGON ROAD to TEBBS ROAD and then up TEBS ROAD to a Casyway to another twelve Natcht Maple with MUSES line then doun MUSEs line to the Beginning and in case of such failury I bind me my heirs to pay unto the aforesd JAMES MUSE his heirs or assigns the just sum of Thirty pounds Current money of Virginia whereunto I have set my hand & Seal July 10th in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred & forty nine
      Testes WILLIAM CUNDITT, THOS. ARRINGTON
      CHARLES SEALE
      At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 23d day of April 1750
      This Deed was proved by the oaths of the Witnesses thereto and admitted to record

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