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Revolutionary War 1
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1740 1
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William Barron 1
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Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia Volume III

WILLIAM BARRON, b. about 1740 In Ireland; married there 1760, Prudence Davis. She died 1815. They removed with their family to America and settled 1766 In Warren Co., Ga. He served as Captain in REV. WAR and was wounded at the Siege of Augusta, Ga. He fell Into the hands of the Tories and they lured the Indians to behead him. The Tories put his head as a trophy of war on a pole, placed erect in the center of Augusta, where It remained three weeks, until the Whigs
regained control of the town and took It down.

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BARRON, WILLIAM Ancestor #: A006771
Service: GEORGIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: CIRCA 1740 CO WATERFORD IRELAND
Death: CIRCA 1780 AUGUSTA RICHMOND CO GEORGIA
Service Source: DAVIS, GEORGIANS IN THE REV AT KETTLE CREEK & BURKE CO, PP 100, 101
Service Description: 1) SIGNED PETITION 1779

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