Elizabeth Glascock

Elizabeth Glascock

Female 1785 - 1864  (79 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Glascock 
    Born 13 Feb 1785 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Dec 1864 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Muse-Glascock Cemetery #46 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I38627  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 14 May 2016 

    DNA Tests  2 DNA tests are associated with Elizabeth Glascock 

    Father Dr. George W. Glascock,   d. Bef 23 Aug 1787 
    Mother Martha "Patty" Howard,   d. 25 Apr 1826 
    Family ID F12817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Brazille Muse,   b. 7 Jan 1785,   d. 20 Dec 1864  (Age 79 years)  [2
     1. Margaret B. "Peggy" Muse,   b. 1807,   d. Aft 1880  (Age 74 years)
     2. Lydia C. Muse,   b. 1809
     3. Hudson William Muse,   b. 24 Oct 1811,   d. 5 Jul 1886, Chester County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Henderson J. Muse,   b. 1814
     5. Miles Muse,   b. 12 May 1815,   d. 27 Nov 1818  (Age 3 years)
    +6. George Glascock Muse,   b. 28 Feb 1816,   d. 15 Jun 1909  (Age 93 years)
    +7. Mary Ann Muse,   b. 18 Oct 1821,   d. 1 Oct 1900, Chester County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Millie C. Muse,   b. 1826
     9. Martha E. Muse,   b. 1827,   d. 1879  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2016 
    Family ID F12487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    James B. Muse and Elizabeth Glascock
    James B. Muse and Elizabeth Glascock

    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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).

    2. [S144] A Southern Legacy: Descendants of John Muse of Virginia, Dr Roger David Chambers, (2012).