John Musgrove, III

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John Musgrove, III

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: South Carolina
Death: 1842 (79)
Jefferson, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John 'the Tory' Musgrove, Jr. and Araminta "Minty" Musgrove
Husband of Sarah Musgrove
Father of Philip Musgrove; Larkin Cuthbert Musgrove and William Trapnell Musgrove
Brother of William Trapnell Musgrove; Jane Musgrove; John William Musgrove and Philip Trapnell Musgrove

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About John Musgrove, III

John Edward Musgrove was born Abt. 1763 in South Carolina, and died Abt. 1838 in Jefferson Co, Georgia.

Parents: son of John Musgrove and Araminta Gordon


  1. Sara Harp

Children of John E. Musgrove and Sara Harp:

  1. Phillip Musgrove, d. date unknown.
  2. Larkin Cuthbert Musgrove, b. 1787, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  3. William Trapnell Musgrove, b. Abt. 1805 d. date unknown.


  1. Phillips Family Line: Descendants of Gamel de Musgrave
  2. McKee Genealogy Updated 16 September 2003


John Jr. was commissioned a Major by the British during the Revolutionary War. His sons John III and William T. fought as teenagers in the 96th Brigade, a Tory regiment. Col. John Musgrove Jr. was a British Tory. Col. Phil Waters of the American side owned the adjoining Plantation. During the War, Col Waters took the Musgrove Plantation at the point of a gun. John Jr. died in 1787 shortly beforer his land was taken. He might have been killed by the patriots after the War.

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John Musgrove, III's Timeline

South Carolina
Age 22
Age 24
South Carolina
Age 42
Age 79
Jefferson, Georgia, United States