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MAJ Roswell Britton

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MAJ Roswell Britton

Birth
Vermont, USA
Death
10 Jun 1850 (aged 61)
Wyoming, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Grandville, Kent County, Michigan, USA Add to Map
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From contributor Sandy Vandertol (#47946311):
Born 21 July 1788 in Vermont.
He was a blacksmith who came to Grandville in 1834 when there were only Indian huts in the area.
He served as a Private and Corporal under Churchill's 164th NY regiment in the War of 1812. Later in 1834 he was Major Britton and the first Representative to the new Michigan legislature representing Ottawa County.
From contributor Sandy Vandertol (#47946311):
Born 21 July 1788 in Vermont.
He was a blacksmith who came to Grandville in 1834 when there were only Indian huts in the area.
He served as a Private and Corporal under Churchill's 164th NY regiment in the War of 1812. Later in 1834 he was Major Britton and the first Representative to the new Michigan legislature representing Ottawa County.

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Aged 61yrs. 10mo. & 20ds.



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  • Created by: Chris
  • Added: Apr 20, 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36105668/roswell-britton: accessed ), memorial page for MAJ Roswell Britton (21 Jul 1788–10 Jun 1850), Find a Grave Memorial ID 36105668, citing Grandville Cemetery, Grandville, Kent County, Michigan, USA; Maintained by Chris (contributor 46836790).