George Bruton (1762 - 1834)

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Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Death: Died in Wayne, Kentucky, United States
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About George Bruton

Married: 1787 in Spartanburg SC Note: Sarah Addington married Major George Bruton in 1787 after he had been married to her sister Martha Addington in 1782

"He served under Capt. Roebuck as a ranger and keeping Blockhouse on the frontiers of South CarState of Kentucky; Wayne County 1832 Sept. 25th, personally appeared the above named soldier age 70 on the 5th June 1832 and states that he entered service, that he volunteered in Spartinsburg, South Carolina 1780, just after the battle of Kings Mountain ..." (1)

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  • "George is the son of David Bruton, died 1816 in Spartanburg Co, SC. George's mother is unknown, but his stepmother was Susannah Cochran. In old David's will he wrote:"I leave to my eldest son, George Bruton, one feather bed which was his mothers in her lifetime". When Susannah died she did not leave anything to the Bruton children, but everything to a Cochran granddaughter." Extract from 1860 Bruton family Bible

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  1. Bruton Pension  Abstract Source:  Burns, Annie Walker.   South Carolina Pension Abstracts of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Indian Wars.   Volume #12.  Washington, D.C.:  Annie Walker Burns.  1966.

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Major George Bruton's Timeline

1762
June 5, 1762
Spartanburg, South Carolina
1782
1782
Age 19
1786
1786
Age 23
Spartanburg, SC, USA
1787
1787
Age 24
1790
1790
Age 27
Spartanburg, SC, USA
1791
1791
Age 28
1792
1792
Age 29
1794
December 31, 1794
Age 32
1805
November 11, 1805
Age 43
1834
March, 1834
Age 71
Wayne, Kentucky, United States