Facts and Events
1. Andrew BRATTON was born in 1685 in Donegal, Northern Ireland and died in Augusta County, Virginia.
General Notes: While this person is widely accepted as being the father of these 4 men, I have not been able to find any valid sources for this connection. I am currently using him as a way to connect all of the families into one file. I am still searching and I hope to eventually find the records to prove this relationship.
1686 Donegal Ireland , son Robert C.b.22 May 1712, Donegal, who settled in Augusta Co, Va, m 1 Anne McFarland Dunlap, b in Scotland, 5 sons 1 daughter.
He married in Northern Ireland. Robert, James, Samuel and William and a 5th son all left Ireland in l733. Robert, James, and William all settled in Va. Samuel settled in Penn. The 5th son died at Sea on the voyage over.
Children from this marriage were:
+ 2 M i. Capt Robert BRATTON was born on 22 May 1712 in Donegal, Northern Ireland and died on 18 Oct 1785 in Augusta County, Virginia at age 7
+ 3 M ii. James D. BRATTON was born on 1 May 1714 in Donegal, Northern Ireland and died on 21 May 1778 in Augusta County, Virginia at age 6
+ 4 M iii. Samuel Andrew BRATTON was born about 1716 in Donegal, Northern Ireland and died in Pennsylvania.
+ 5 M iv. William BRATTON Sr. was born in 1718 in Donegal, Northern Ireland and died about 1780 in Augusta County, Virginia or York County, SC about age 62.