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About Aaron Burleson, II

5. AARON II3 BURLESON (AARON I2, MR.1) was born 22 May 1722 in Buncombe Co., North Carolina, and died 16 Nov 1782 in Killed on Clinch River, TN., or Cane Creek, Washington Co., N.C..

He married RACHEL HENDRICKS Abt. 1745 in Lunenburg Co., Virginia. She was born Abt. 1730 in Buncombe, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, and died Bef. 1800 in Possibly Rutherford Co., North Carolina.

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Aaron II served as a Minute Man in the Revolutionary War. He probably served with Isaac Burleson who was the nephew of Aaron. Aaron II was also an intimate friend of " The" Daniel Boone. After the Revolutionary War, Aaron II decided to join Daniel Boone in Kentucky. Aaron II died in the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1782. He was killed by Indians on either Cane Creek, N.C. or on the Clinch River in TN. Which some say he was on his way to meet up with his friend Daniel Boone. He left a will dated November 16, 1781. The will was probated in Washington Co., N.C. which is now Tenn. On May 27th, 1782. In his will he left all his personal estate to his wife and his thirteen children.

Aaron ll Will: State of North Carolina in Sullivan Co., ( Later TN.) I, Aaron Burleson being in perfect mind and memory considering the uncertainty of life and being desirous of my affairs in a regular manner before I depart this life, I do hereby give and bequeath all my possessions as followeth (viz) first I commit my Soul to God that gabe it my body I commit to the dust from whence it came and my worldly estate real and personal I give and bequeath to my beloved wife all my real and personal estate during her life except three mares which I give to my son John one to my son Jonathon one to my son Joseph and each of said sons a good rifle gun which my widow is to give out of the estate to the three sons when they come of suitable age and further I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth one shilling sterling and to my son Thomas one shilling sterling and to my daughter Sarah one shilling sterling and to my son Aaron one shilling sterling and to my daughter Rachel one shilling sterling and to my daughter Nancy one shilling sterling and to my daughter Abigail and Mary and Rhoda each one cow the whole to be paid by my widow out of my estate and to the remainder of all my estate real and personal I give to my son James at the death of my beloved wife or at her next marriage. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth of November 1781. I do hereby before sealing of the above last will and testament constitute and appoint my beloved wife executrix and my son Aaron Burleson executor to the above will.


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Aaron Burleson, II's Timeline

May 22, 1722
Buncombe, NC, USA
Age 26
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Age 28
Age 31
Age 32
Buncombe, Michigantchell, North Carolina
May 4, 1758
Age 35
Lunenburg Co, Virginia
May 4, 1758
Age 35
Age 45
Age 46
Buncombe, , Mitchell, North Carolina