Moses S Bussell
M, #74, b. circa 1770, d. 1814
|Charts||Pedigree - grandfather Alonzo Jacob Rhinehart|
|CAUTION*||Moses S Bussell and Martha Bussell have the following CAUTIONARY INFORMATION: are they siblings?|
|CAUTION*||Moses Bussell and Moses S Bussell have the following CAUTIONARY INFORMATION: Is Moses S the same person as Moses the son of Moses and sister of Martha Bussell who married William Harrell?|
|Birth*||circa 1770||He was born circa 1770 per son's bio he was a "native-born English gentleman, who settled in Virginia, the Bussell family having been related on the paternal side to the mother of General Washington. From Virginia the family moved to Kentucky". But there is at least one error in the bio, and being related to George Washington is a common story, so take the English gentleman with a grain of salt. In addition, see the CAUTION tag below.1|
|Marriage*||He married Margaret Howell Her first name proved when she sold Moses land as widow (see deed in 1818). Her surname from a tree on Ancesty so needs verification. According to the tree, she was born 4 Feb 1761 in Fairfax VA and died 14 Feb 1840 in North Bend OH.|
|Negative*||1800||Moses S Bussell was NOT found in the 1800 census.|
|Deed*||27 June 1808|| On 27 June 1808 at Boone Co., Kentucky: He bought land in Boone KY "on the Ohio River" Begin at Hackberry & White Walnut corner to William Cloud then north 57(1/2?) East 48 poles to Wiched Creek the up the meanders of said creek N 68 E 12 poles then S 69 E 16 poles then N 83 E 15 poles to a Buckeye in Thrustons old line and on the South side of said creek, then with this line N 32 (1/2?) about 102 poles to a Hickory B... and Hackberry on the bank of the Ohio River then down the same S 57 (1/2?) W 80 poles to a Black Locust and Elm Corner to James Marshall then S 32 (1/2?) E 84 poles to the beginning containing 43 1/4 acres. (Plot his land with his neighbors)|
(Margaret sold it as widow in 1818.)
|Census1810*||1810||He was the head of the household in the 1810 census, pg 53, Boone Co., Kentucky, with 3m10-15 (John, William, Moses), 1m45+ (Moses), 1f45+ (Margaret).|
|(Bondsman) Marriage||23 May 1810||He was the bondsman for the marriage of William G Wamsley and Nancy Bussell on 23 May 1810 at Boone Co., Kentucky; (Evd 750) Original marriage bond at Boone Co KY courthouse has original signatures of William Wamsley and Moses S Bussell. Know all men by these presents that we William Wamsley and Moses Bustto [note that's the way it's spelled at this point] are ___ and firmly bound unto The Commonwealth of Kentucky in the penal sum of Fifty pounds current money payable to the said Commonwealth to which payment shall truly to be made we bind our selves each and every of our Heirs Executors and Admrs jointly & severally ___ by these presents sealed & dated this 23rd of May 1820. The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas a license is desired fro a marriage intended between the said William Wamsley & Nancy Bussell now if it should always hereafter appear that there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void and to remain in full force & virtue. [signed] William Wamsley, Moses S Bussell.|
|Death*||1814||Moses S Bussell died in 1814 at Boone Co., Kentucky, Died intestate and dau Nancy inherited some land which she & husband sold 17 Nov 1814.|
|Note*||Note(s): Names that Bussells have connections with.|
Richard Cave - Elijah D(e)ulaney - Westley Mitchell - Jonathan Carlton - William Cloud - James Marshall - _____ Thruston.
Ancestral File has Wm Cloud (land neighbor) b.ca.1792 Boone Co. KY with wife Lucy Cornelius.
Bussells in Virginia.
1787 has them in Prince William (975.5273), Stafford (975.526), Westmoreland (975.524), & 1790 has them in Westmoreland (975.521).
Moses Bussell on the IGI:
b 17 May 1701 Preston, New London, CT father = Robart Busell.
b 21 Feb 1751 St Lukes Protestant Epicopal Parish, Church Hill, Queen Anne, MD father = William Bussells & mother = Susanna.
|(Witness) CAUTION||He and Samuel Wamsley, Catharine Groendyke, William G Wamsley, Nancy Bussell, Nicholas Groendyke and Lydia Garrison, Thomas Maddux Wamsley: has the following CAUTIONARY INFORMATION: On 04 Mar 1929, Thomas Maddux Wamsley wrote a letter. It has a number of errors that must be addressed. Be sure to read it.2|
|Relationships||4th great-grandfather of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart|
3rd great-grandfather of Norman Gayle Rhinehart
2nd great-grandfather of Alonzo Jacob 'Lonnie' Rhinehart
|Marriage*||Moses S Bussell married Margaret Howell Her first name proved when she sold Moses land as widow (see deed in 1818). Her surname from a tree on Ancesty so needs verification. According to the tree, she was born 4 Feb 1761 in Fairfax VA and died 14 Feb 1840 in North Bend OH.|
|Last Edited||24 Feb 2020|
- [S1744] History of Decatur County, Indiana: its people, industries and institutions (Volume 2), Lewis Albert Harding, pgs 741-742.
- [S1854] Thomas Maddux Wamsley letter of 4 Mar 1929, along with critique of errors by Kathryn Bassett http://www.bassett.net/genealogy/ThomasWamsleyTypescript-Caution.pdf.
- [S1994] Ancestry ThruLines shows a DNA connection, 16 DNA matches to Margaret Howell and 1 DNA matches to her husband Moses S Bussell (as of Feb 2020).