Sunday, September 25, 2011

Facts about My Life

Mary Musgrove was the daughter of the English trader Edward Griffin and a Creek Indian mother. She spent most of her childhood living in both worlds of her Creek village, Coweta, and the colony of South Carolina. During these years, she learned to speak the Creek language of Muskogee as well as English. She learned to be a trader with the English and Native American societies. Despite her mixed heritage, Musgrove was a full member of Creek society and the Wind Clan.

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  1. did Mary Muskgroove get maried.

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    1. She got married 3 times first in 1721 to jonn musgrove then jacob matthews , after that Reverend Thomas Bosomworth

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  2. yes. in fact, she got married 3 times. her first husband was John, who died of Malaria. Next was her husband Matthews, who died in 1734, and then she finally married Thomas Bosomworth in 1744.

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    1. It was actually jonn Musgrove then jacob matthews after that Reverend thomas Bosomworth thats who all Cousaponakeesa (Mary Musgrove) Married.

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    2. YES SHE HAD FOUR SONS AND DIED OF OLD AGE WHEN SHE WAS 65

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    3. She had four sons - Got married 3 times - But all of her sons died before they where grown

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  4. no she never moved to a nother country

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  5. no she never moved to a nother country

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  6. no she never moved to a nother country

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    1. Acctually in 1710 she moved to North carolina to live with her father

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  9. My great grandmother's name was Mary jane Musgrove, mother of my grandfather Virgil Henry feathers

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