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

Muscoe Garnett

Male 1736 - 1803  (66 years)


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  • Name Muscoe Garnett  [1, 2
    Born 17 Aug 1736  Mount Pleasant, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1803  Mount Pleasant, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68639  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father James Garnett,   b. 17 Jan 1692, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1765, Mt. Pleasant, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Muscoe,   b. Aft 1694, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1736, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 18 Nov 1735  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Fenton Mercer,   b. 20 Feb 1751, Marlborough, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1814, Mount Pleasant, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1767  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Mercer Garnett,   b. 8 Jun 1770, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1843, Elmwood, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F19188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 28, 1773. James Mercer of Spts. Co. to Muscoe Garnett of Essex Co., Esqr. Mortgage. In consideration of sd. Garnett being sd. Mercer's security on a bond to John Hessline of the province of Md., and also sd. Garnett, abt. the year 1769, having become security for Mrs. Ann Mercer, late of Stafford Co., in a bond payable to Mrs. Ann Tasker of the province of Md. "Mentions, Col. Geo. Mercer, then at London." Mortgages 36 slaves, etc. Sd. James Mercer mentions himself as sole executor of Mrs. Ann Mercer, etc, Witness, Chs. Simms. March 19, 1773.
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      1778-1781 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 432-433
      Indenture 3 Feb 1781 between WILLIAM POLLOCK and ELIZABETH, his wife, of Orange County and MUSCOE GARNETT of Essex County .. for £2000 .. sell land one acre on one side of Purmunky River with a water mill thereon ..
      Witnesses: Benjamin Cave, William Pollock
      James Smith, James Cooper Elizabeth Pollock
      Recorded Orange County 22nd March 1781.

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      Essex County, Virginia Historical Society, Bulletin 13, May 1978
      Muscoe Garnett and Ben Lomond
      by CHARLES W. H. WARNER

      Muscoe Garnett (March 17, 1808-0ctober 8, 1880)
      was born at "Rickahoe," King and Queen Co. son of Capt. Henry and Elizabeth Aylett Buckner Garnett. He was descended from Thomas Garnett (will 1733) and Elizabeth Muscoe Garnett of Saint Anne's Parish, Essex Co. Thomas Garnett was a great uncle of Muscoe Garnett of "Mount Pleasant" who built "Elmwood" also in Essex Co. about 1774.

  • Sources 
    1. [S78] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

    2. [S62] Essex County Virginia Historic Homes, Robert LaFollette, Anita Harrower, Gordon Harrower, (Name: 2002;), ISBN 0-9356343-29-4., 103.
      Elmwood

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