Brinkley Phillips

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  • Name Brinkley Phillips 
    Born 16 Oct 1788 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Brinkley Phillips listed 50 acres valued at $150

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 310
      Brinkly Phillips
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1824, Feb 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 27
      Ordered that Eleazor Birkhead and Duncan Murchison Esqs. be appointed to examine Elizabeth Phillips, wife of Brinkley Phillips and Charraty Phillips, wife of William Phillips for voluntary consent in Deed to John B. Kelly for 1/6 part of land that Jesse Muse possessed.

      1824, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 30-31
      Deed from Brinkley Phillips, Elizabeth Phillips, William Phillips and Charity Phillips to John B. Kelly proven by William Waddell.

      1825, Mar 1 -- Land Grant #2751, Moore County, NC
      Jesse F. Muse received 50 acres located on Mill Swamp of McLendons Creek adjoining Brinkley Phillips, William Phillips and own (formerly James B. Muse). Brinkley Phillips and James B. Muse were chain carriers.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 170
      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 216-B
    Person ID I11387  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2021 

    Father Lewis Phillips,   b. 26 Nov 1765,   d. 6 Apr 1844  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Charity Dickerson,   b. 20 Nov 1767,   d. 9 Aug 1844  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1787  Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    1844 Will, Moore County, NC - Lewis Phillips
    1844 Will, Moore County, NC - Lewis Phillips
    1844 Will, Moore County, NC - Lewis Phillips Page 2
    1844 Will, Moore County, NC - Lewis Phillips Page 2
    Histories
    Lewis Phillips Jr Bible
    Lewis Phillips Jr Bible
    Contains Births, Marriages and Deaths for families of Lewis Phillips Sr. and Lewis Phillips Jr.
    Family ID F3349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Muse,   b. 1791 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Phillips
     2. Jesse Phillips,   b. 18 Mar 1821,   d. 11 Jun 1829  (Age 8 years)
    +3. William Asbury Phillips,   b. 25 Oct 1823,   d. 7 Jun 1905  (Age 81 years)
     4. Ann Elizabeth Phillips,   b. 1827
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]
    1826-1838 Supreme Court Case #2580 Burkhead v. Colson, Davidson County, NC
    1826-1838 Supreme Court Case #2580 Burkhead v. Colson, Davidson County, NC
    1826-1838 -- NC Supreme Court Case #2580, Davidson County, NC
    James Burkhead and wife Charity v. heirs of Joseph Colson. Suit was brought by Charity Muse Burkhead claiming that her mother Charity Muse and her brother Jesse Muse illegally sold a slave Rachel that was bequeathed to her in her father's James Muse's will. Rachel was sold on 6 Dec 1790 to Joseph Colson. She asked the court to grant her all 18 descendants of Rachel. Numerous affidavits and testimony were filed. Charity Muse presented her birthdate from the family bible. Thomas Muse attested that the handwriting was their father's. A marriage certificate was produced to show her marriage to James Burkhead on 13 Jul 1790 by William Dunn, JP. On Feb 15 1827, Thomas Muse and Eleazer Burkhead were examined at the home of Thomas Muse in Moore County, NC. The following were examined at the home of Brinkley Phillips in Moore County, NC on 18 Jun 1827: Thomas Muse Senior, James B. Muse, Betsey Muse, Elizabeth Phillips, Malcom Blue and Hymrick Hill. The following were examined in Montgomery County, NC on July 4, 1827: Samuel Dunn and William Hall. Additional affidavits were filed by James Dowd and Cornelius Dowd. Key findings: Samuel Dunn attested that he married the sister of Charity Muse Burkhead and he also stated that his daughter Rhoda married Green Burkhead, son of James Burkhead and Charity Muse. James Dowd stated that Charity Muse died 2 or 3 years prior to Jesse Muse. Thomas Muse attested that the last time he saw the James Muse family record it was in the possession of Eleazer Burkhead. James B. Muse and wife Betsey Muse and Brinkley Phillips and wife Elizabeth Muse Phillips, daughter of Jesse Muse, attested that Charity was given land and livestock in compensation for Rachel. Thomas Muse stated that his sister Charity was given 300 acres on Killetts Creek and a mare and a colt for compensation. A copy of James and Charity Muse's family bible was entered into the record also.