William Bratton

William Bratton (HM1ZQ)

Location: Waynetown, IN 47990 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 5.261', W 87° 3.54'

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Lewis and Clark Expedition Member

(Obverse): Bratton (1779 - 1841) is buried in this cemetery. With U.S. Army rank of private, he joined Lewis and Clark Expedition's Corps of Discovery near Clarksville, Indiana 1803. Corps explored lands of Louisiana Purchase and Pacific Northwest.

(Reverse): Bratton's duties included hunter, blacksmith, saltmaker. He completed entire journey; discharged October 10, 1806. Settled on farm in Wayne Township 1822; held various county and township offices, including Justice of the Peace.
HM NumberHM1ZQ
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Marker Number54-2002-1
Year Placed2002
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Ohio River Chapter of Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Fountain Co. D.A.R., Fountain Co. Historical Society, Pine Village Literary Club, John Culver, Barbara Haniford, Louis & Pauline McKee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 6:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 494970 N 4437490
Decimal Degrees40.08768333, -87.05900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 5.261', W 87° 3.54'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 5' 15.66" N, 87° 3' 32.40" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-120 IN-25, Waynetown IN 47990, US
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