Samuel Davies Musgrave, Sr. (1747 - 1835) MP

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Place of Burial: Pennsylvania, United States
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Anderson Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States
Occupation: Soldier
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Samuel Davies Musgrave, Sr.

Samuel Davies Musgrave, Sr. was the son of John Musgrave. He was born in 1747 in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania and died Sep. 2, 1834 in Anderson Township, Warrick Co., Indiana.

Samuel married Elizaebth Brand on Sept, 10, 1767 in Lancaster County, PA. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Brand & Elizabeth Gibson. Samuel & Elizabeth had 11 children together. Samuel & Elizabeth lived in Monongalia County for 28 years. They then moved to Muhlenburg County, KY. After the war Samuel & his wife moved to Warrick County, IN. He is buried next to Elizabeth. Samuel has a Revolutionary War tombstone to mark his grave.

Samuel and Elizabeth were living in Cannonchick Settlement in Cumberland County, PA. when Samuel joined in the Militia in July, 1776, during the Revolutionary War. He served three months as a private in Capt Patrick Jack's Company. He enlisted again in July 1777 and served 3 months as a private in Capt George Crawford's Co., Col Irwin's Pennsylvania. Regiment and was at the Battle of Brandywine. Then in 1782 Samuel Musgrave served two months as an Indian spy under Lieut. Robert Rirchie in the Pennsylvania. Troops.

Children of Samuel Musgrave and wife Elizabeth Brand:

  • Huldah Musgrave, b. June 10, 1768
  • Moses Musgrave (1770-1831), married Nancy Hamilton
  • Mary Musgrave, b. June 22, 1772
  • Samuel Davies Musgrave, Jr. (1775-1821), married Rebecca Davis
  • David Musgrave (1777-1851), married Catherine Arnett
  • James Musgrave, b. March 14, 1779
  • Elizabeth Musgrave, b. July 24, 1781
  • Sarah Musgrave (1783-1832), married Joseph Arnett
  • Jane Musgrave, b. February 9, 1785
  • William Musgrave, b.May 19, 1788
  • Ann Musgrave (1790-1868), married John Youngblood

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From DAR files:

  • MUSGROVE, SAMUEL Ancestor #: A083501
  • Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE
  • Birth: 1747 LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA
  • Death: 2 Sep 1834 WARRICK CO INDIANA
  • Service Description: 1) CAPTS PATRICK JACK,GEORGE CRAWFORD; 2) COL ERWIN

-------------------- MUSGROVE, SAMUEL Ancestor #: A083501

Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE

Birth: 1747 LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA

Death: 2 Sep 1834 WARRICK CO INDIANA

Service Description: 1) CAPTS PATRICK JACK,GEORGE CRAWFORD; 2) COL ERWIN

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Samuel Davies Musgrave, Sr.'s Timeline

1747
1747
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1767
September 10, 1767
Age 20
Pennsylvania
1768
June 10, 1768
Age 21
Pennsylvania
1770
May 8, 1770
Age 23
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1772
June 22, 1772
Age 25
1775
July 25, 1775
Age 28
Fayette, Pennsylvania
1777
November 25, 1777
Age 30
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
1779
March 14, 1779
Age 32
1781
July 24, 1781
Age 34
1783
November 2, 1783
Age 36
Pennsylvania