52. Samuel4 Busey (Edward3, Paul2, Paul1, ElizabethA ?) was born ca 1756. He died after Feb 1821:.
Samuel Busey was a private in Capt Philip Meroney's company from the middle district of Frederick Co, MD, on the list of 5 Aug 1776.
In Oct 1778, when Henry Busey married Ann Truman, Samuel Busey was one of the witnesses, along with Charles and Edward Busey. In Apr 1780, he also witnessed the marriage of Jacob Roads and Ann Cash, again with Edward and Charles Busey.
Samuel Busey was in the Spartanburg District of South Carolina by 1788 where he had 145 acres on Two Mile Creek of the Enoree River. On 27 Jan 1791, Samuel purchased 170 acres on the eastward part of a 647 acres tract originally conveyed to Benjamin Busey in 1787, This land was on the Buffalo Creek waters of the Enoree River. Over the years, Samuel acquired and disposed of several parcels. His last land transaction was executed 3 Mar 1821, when he sold 84 acres on a branch of Two Mile Creek to John Todd, Sr.
In the census of 1800, Samuel was found in Spartanburg Dist, SC, with one female 26-45 and three females aged under 10. The names of his three daughters are established by the following case:
In South Carolina Spartanburg District: Be it remembered that this Day personally appeared Samuel Beusey & William Lanford of the Said State and District and acknowledged themselves to owe to the State of South Carolina the Sum of one Hundred Dollars good and Lawful Money of said State to wich (sic) payment will and truely to be made they bind themselves or Either of them there Heirs and assigns will and truly perform on the failure of the Conditions under written. The conditions of this obligation is such that if Frances Beusey Polly Beusey & Nancy Beusey (Daughters of the Sd Samuel Busey) Shall appear at the Next Court to be holden at Spartanburg Court House for the said District then and there to answer to one bill of Indictment to be perfered (sic) against them by William Crow for an assaut and continer (?) there untill Discharged by the said Court then the above obligation to be void other wise to remain of full force - Signed and acknowledged before me the 23rd Day of March 1813 /s/ John Dean P. and signed by Samuel Beusey by mark "3" and William Lanford by signature. [Spartanburg General Sessions Rolls Spring Term 1813 #1 at the South Carolina Archives ] At a Court of General Sessions of the Peace ... second Monday after the fourth Monday of March in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. The Jurors of and for the District of Spartanburg ... Present, That Francis (sic) Busey, Polly Busey & Nancy Busey all late of Spartanburg District Spinsters on the twentieth day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen with Force and Arms at Spartanburgh Courthouse in the District and State aforesaid, in and upon one William Crow in the Peace of God and this State, then and there being, did make an Assault and other Wrongs to the said William Crow then and there did, to the great Damage of the said William Crow and against the Peace and Dignity of the same State aforesaid. /s/ Taylor Lot Not Guilty John Rhoddy foreman ... Roll #1 The State v Francis Busey Polly Busey & Nancy Busey. Spring Term 1814 ...
Samuel Busey had the following children:
118 i. Frances5 Busey was born 1790-99.
119 ii. Polly Busey was born 1790-99. She may have married John Crow ca 1818:. John was born ca 1795: in SC. He died 1870-80: in Forsyth Co, GA, at 75 years of age. John & his wife Polly Crow of Forsyth Co, GA, had 13 children. Their second son was named Samuel Busey Crow (born 1825 in Spartanburg). Data on this couple provided by Clarence Crow, though he has nothing on the possible surname of Polly. [www.angelfire.com/al2/croweboy1/ downloaded 12/9/01].
120 iii. Nancy Busey was born 1790-99.
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