Grandson of Andrew Bratton and son of William Bratton who married a Dunlap and one of 4 Bratton brothers and one sister Jean Bratton Guy. who came to York County S.C. in the 1700 before the revolution. Andrew was born in Antrium Co Ireland 1686 and married Audrea. William Bratton Married Martha Robinson.
Inscription: From solemn toints the alarm is given. Let every ear and eye attest, awake, arise, prepare for Heaven. Here you may view your makers call. Erected by children of deceased in mournful testamony of their affection and respect for their parents Col. William and Martha Robinson Bratton. Age 75 years
Note: Bethesda cemetery directory states he was in the American Revolution