John H. Musgrove

Brief Life History of John H.

When John H. Musgrove was born in March 1840, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, John Hall Musgrove, was 33 and his mother, Lucy Lazenby, was 25. He married Emmaline B Robertson on 3 January 1870, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Staunton Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Liberty, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1910.

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John H. Musgrove
Emmaline B Robertson
Marriage: 3 January 1870
Nannie Lucy Musgrove
John Wooldridge Musgrove
Robbie Musgrove
Bridgett D. Musgrove
Thomas Goggin Musgrove

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  • Jno H Musgrove in household of Jno H Musgrove, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jno H, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • John H Musgrove, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


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1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from Musgrave in Cumbria. The placename derives from Old English mūs ‘mouse’ + grāf ‘copse, grove’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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