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About Thomas Burleson

18. THOMAS DON4 BURLESON (AARON II3, AARON I2, MR.1) was born 04 May 1758 in Lunenburg Co., Virginia, and died Aft. 1830 in Cane Creek, Mitchell Co., North Carolina. He married MARGARET JANE GREENE in Cleveland Co., North Carolina, daughter of JOSHUA? GREEN. She was born Abt. 1750 in Sandy Run, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, and died Unknown.

Notes for THOMAS DON BURLESON:

  • Thomas took to raising his younger siblings after the death of his father Aaron ll in 1782.
  • Thomas had a land grant at the head of Cane Creek ( Avery Co., N.C.)     
  • In 1790, he was in Rutherford Co., N.C.
  • in 1795, he was in Burke Co., N.C.
  • Thomas is buried in the Burleson Family Cemetery in the Hawk Community ( Cane Creek ). He is buried supposedly with three of his sons. It is said that all descendants of Mitchell, Avery and Yancey Counties are from Thomas Burleson. This claim is made in the Toe River Valley Heritage Book in North Carolina.
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Thomas Burleson's Timeline

1748
May 4, 1748
Cleveland,North Carolina,USA
1758
May 4, 1758
VA, USA
1778
1778
Age 19
North Carolina, United States
1799
March 29, 1799
Age 40
1825
1825
Age 66
NC, USA
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