History of Moore County - First Settlers

Moore County, North Carolina

One of the first settlers of Moore County was James Muse Jr. He became a large landowner. He was a captain in MacDonald's Tory army. He was captured at Moore's Creek Bridge but escaped and returned home.

FamilySearch.org, "A History of Moore County North Carolina 1747-1847" by Blackwell P. Robinson," call no. 975.635 H2r, p. 17


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