Person:Buller Claiborne (1)

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Name[1] Buller Claiborne
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Oct 1745 Surry County, Virginia
Marriage to Patsy Ruffin
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Boddie, John Bennett. Virginia Historical Genealogies. (Redwood City, California: Pacific Coast Publishers, 1954), p. 41.
  2.   Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), pg. 210.

    Claiborne, Major Buller, born October 27, 1755, second lieutenant of Second Virginia Regiment, October 2, 1775; captain from march 8, 1776, to July 27, 1777; brigade major and aide-de-camp to General Lincoln, 1779-1780; commanded a squadron of cavalry at the battle of the Cowpens; appointed justice of Dinwiddie in 1789; sheriff in 1802-04. He married Patsy, daughter of Edward Ruffin, of Sussex county.