Person:Robert Glasgow (2)

Robert Glasgow
m. Abt. 1748
  1. Robert Glasgow1748/49 - 1834
  2. Arthur Glasgow1750 - 1822
  3. Joseph Glasgow
m. abt. 1775
  1. Hadassah Esther Glascow1776 - aft 1841
  2. William Glascow1778 - 1853
  3. James Glascow1780 - 1820
  4. Nancy Glascow1781 - Abt 1807
  5. Robert Barclay Glasgow1783 - 1861
  6. Jane Glasgow1785 - 1861
  7. Mary "Polly" Glascow1791 - 1809
  8. Phebe GlascowAbt 1793 - 1832
Facts and Events
Name[1] Robert Glasgow
Alt Name Robert Glascow
Gender Male
Birth[2][3] Feb 1748/49 Derry, Londonderry, Ireland
Other? 1765 Came from North Ireland to Nottingham Co., Va.Fact 2 (2)
Other? 1769 Moved to Rockbridge County, Va.Fact 3 (2)
Marriage abt. 1775 prob. Pennsylvaniato Rosannah Barclay
Other? 1806 Moved to Adams County, Ohio.Fact 5 (2)
Death[3] 1834 Adams County, Ohio
Other? Of Scotch ancestry.Fact 1 (2)
Other? Soldier in American Revolution.Fact 4 (2)
Alt Death? Bet. 1834 - 1839 Georges Creek, Adams County, Ohio

Robert Glasgow was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Glasgow, Robert, born 1749 in County Derry, Ireland; came 1769 to Nottingham County, Virginia (no such County in Virginia, per compiler); entered service 1780 in Rockbridge County, Virginia; applied for pension 1834 in Adams County, Ohio, where resided; Pension Application rejected, less than 6 months service; query letter in file 1929 from Great grandaughter Sarah E. Glasgow Patton of Fresno, Ca; query leter in file 1907 from descendant Minniola May Littell of Corydon, Iowa; query letter in file states soldier came to America from County Down, Ireland, 1765, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, settled in Rockbridge County, Virginia, moved 1796 to Adams County, Ohio, where he died in 1834. F-R4057, R1080.
[Note: prior to 1778, Rockbridge County was part of Augusta County, Virginia. Record above omitted the first name of the Pensioner, but information matched up exactly with other information for this Robert Glasgow].

Information on Robert Glascow

[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #6075, Date of Import: May 3, 2006]

Of Scotch ancestry, came from North Ireland with his brothers Joseph and Arthur in 1765, settled in Nottingham County, Virginia. Moved to Rockbridge County, Virginia in 1769. Soldier in American Revolution. Moved to Adams County, Ohio in 1806.

From post:

Robert Finley Glasgow b/ Adams Co in 1820, Father Robert Barclay Glasgow b. Rockbridge Co., VA

ptthomas  (View posts)  Posted: 13 Jul 2000 12:00PM GMT  

Classification: Query Surnames: Glasgow, Finley, McCutchan Robert Finley Glasgow was born in Adams county in 1820, he is found in the 1850 and 1860 census there. His father Robert Barclay Glasgow was born in Rockbridge county, Virginia, his mother Rosannah Finley was born in 1789 in Virginia. His parents also moved to Illinois to Peoria county and are buried in the Smithfield cemetery there.Robert Finley Glasgow's grandfather Robert Glasgow was born in 1749 in Derry, Londonderry, Ireland. This family was one that removed first to Ireland from Scotland and then to the US. His grandson Robert McCutchan refers to the death of Grandfather Glasgow in July of 1839 in Adams county, Ohio

  1. Brøderbund Software, Inc. World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1. (Release date: November 29, 1995), Tree #6075.

    Date of Import: May 3, 2006

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    The Compendium of American Genealogy

  3. 3.0 3.1 Wardell, Patrick G. Virginia/West Virginia genealogical data from Revolutionary War pension and bounty land warrant records. (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, c1988-1998), Vol.2, pg. 187.

    Note: Source omitted the first name of the Pensioner, but information matched up exactly with other information for this Robert Glasgow