m. est. 1734-1740
Facts and Events
James Bratton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
Records in Augusta County, VA
Notes on James Bratton
James Bratton appears to have had a prior marriage to Dorothy Fleming, based upon this reference in "A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia", by Oren Frederic Morton:
Robert Bratton, who married the widow of Alexander Dunlap, Sr., was one of four brothers. Samuel Bratton remained in Mifflin county, Pennsylvania; James, who married Dorothy Fleming, settled near Christiansburg. Three sons of another brother, went to South Carolina. Captain Robert Bratton was a man of wealth and distinction.
3. 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 64.
General Notes: James Bratton came to this country and located at Hamilton’s Bend about 1760. They were about the first permanent settlers at that place. His son, Samuel, was there during his entire lifetime and there he died. Bratton Township was named for this family.
James married Elizabeth GRAHAM on 16 May 1754 in Augusta County, Virginia. Elizabeth died in Augusta County, Virginia.
Marriage Notes: Marriage license does not have wife's name on it. Source of info. "The Bratton Historian" Publication of Bratton Association, 1979 Vol 2 No 1 Muscogee, Ok.
Children from this marriage were: