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 William E. Bratton

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William E. Bratton

  • Birth 29 Jul 1778 Augusta County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Nov 1841 Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 11984

Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1803-1806. He served as gunsmith, blacksmith, and hunter for the explorers, and helped John Shields keep the groups' weapons in working order. Inscription reads "Went with Lewis and Clark in 1804 to the Rocky Mountains".


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William E. Bratton (29 Jul 1778–11 Nov 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11984, citing Old Pioneer Cemetery, Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .