Aaron Burleson II was
born in 1749 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He assisted in
establishing American Independence while acting in the capacity of
minuteman. Aaron Burleson II was killed in 1784 by Indians while
crossing the Clynch River in Tennessee. Many of the descendants of
Aaron Burleson II proved worthy of their heritage. They attained
distinction as lawyers, ministers, statesmen, editors, authors,
educators, doctors, businessmen and soldiers.