Major George Bruton

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George Bruton

Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Death: Died in Wayne, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Bruton and Susannah Bruton
Husband of Martha Bruton and Sarah Bruton
Father of George Bruton; David Bruton; Issac Bruton; Enoch Bruton; Phillip Bruton and 1 other
Brother of Jonas Bruton; David Bruton, Jr.; Enoch Bruton; Isaac Bruton; Mary Ellen Bruton and 2 others
Half brother of (No Name)

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About Major 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)


  • "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


  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

June 5, 1762
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Age 23
Spartanburg, SC, USA
Age 27
Spartanburg, SC, USA
Age 28
Age 29
December 31, 1794
Age 32
November 11, 1805
Age 43
March 1834
Age 71
Wayne, Kentucky, United States