About James G. Beatty
James G. Beatty, a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War. Had married Ann Graham the daughter of Archibald Graham of Virginia. She was the sister of Col. William Graham. He settled on Buffalo Creek and had become such a terror to the American cause that Col. Graham had to send soldiers to his house to arrest him. The soldiers became so enraged at his political views that they killed him in his house. After the war, the widow, Ann (Graham) Beatty married Capt. John Long and this union gave birth to Ann Long who married Peter Beam.
A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor #: A133718