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Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glascock Cemetery

(Oak Hill)

 
 
Glascock Cemetery (Oak Hill) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2006
1. Glascock Cemetery (Oak Hill) Marker
Inscription.  Here are interred members of the Glascock family of “Oak Hill.” Burr Glascock (1812–1896) brought his family here from Fauquier County in 1851. In 1870, he became the first County Supervisor from Occoquan District. His son William Beauregard Glascock (1861–1931), who was a County Supervisor 1885–89, is buried at Pohick Church in Fairfax County. In 1856, Burr and Emsey Glascock donated the land on which Bethel Methodist Church stands. The house “Oak Hill” was built about 1846 and fell into ruin between 1938 and 1968.
 
Erected 2005 by the Prince William County Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Prince William County Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 38° 39.185′ N, 77° 18.929′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Minnieville Road (Local Route
Glascock Cemetery (Oak Hill) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2006
2. Glascock Cemetery (Oak Hill) Marker
Prince William County Parkway crosses Minnieville Road at the traffic light in the distance.
640) north of Prince William Parkway (County Route 3000), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbridge VA 22193, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Russell House and Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Bethel Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Bethel High School (approx. half a mile away); Old Telegraph Road (approx. 1½ miles away); Benita Fitzgerald Drive (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
More about this marker. To reach the marker and cemetery, park at the First Baptist Church, just before (north of) the marker.

The Bethel Methodist Church mentioned in the marker is a few blocks north on Minnieville Road.
 
Glascock Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2006
3. Glascock Cemetery
Today it is a clearing in the woods. Path leads to cemetery from marker.
Glascock Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2006
4. Glascock Monument
North face M.I. Glascock, July 7, 1849 – Oct. 23, 1928; Isabel L. Gulick, his wife, Oct. 22, 1843 – Mar. 18, 1923. West face Milton II, Feb. 17, 1883, Dec 15, 1918. East face Myrtle A., Jan 7, 1879–Jan 22, 1883; Jas. Henry, July 26, 1893; Ernest L., Jan. 28, 1877 – Apr. 12, 1914; Angelese A., daughter of B.A. & B. Glascock, Jan. 7, 1913 – Mar. 9, 1918.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,798 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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