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MUSE, KINDRED H. (1801–1845). Kindred H. Muse, early Nacogdoches legislator, was born in South Carolina in 1801. He moved to Texas in 1837 and settled in Nacogdoches County, where he eventually acquired a large amount of property. In January 1838 he was serving as clerk and registrar of the land office. He represented Nacogdoches in the House of the Third and Fourth congresses and in the Senate of the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh congresses. He died on May 3, 1845.


Carolyn Reeves Ericson, Nacogdoches, Gateway to Texas: A Biographical Directory (2 vols., Fort Worth: Arrow-Curtis Printing, 1974, 1987). Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).

Marie Giles


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Marie Giles, "MUSE, KINDRED H.," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.