Freddie - You probably have the information by this date to your inquiry to the parents of Alexander Musselwhite b.1808 NC.
Source: Book "Carroll County Mississippi - History and Families"
"Alexander Musselwhite (believed to be the son of Thomas Musselwhite and Mary Elizabeth Horton) was born in 1808 in North Carolina, and he died after 1870 in Grenada County, MS. He moved to Attala Co, MS, before 1850 and was in Carroll Co by the 1860s. (Information submitted by William H. Vance. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org )