Member of Militia Company formed 21 NOV 1776; member of Militia Company for which pay warrants were issued 17 APR 1871. A William BURTON wrote his will in 1796 and it was proved 15 DEC 1796. A William Allen BURTON enlisted in the 1st Virginia Regiment at Valley Forge and served out his year. It is not known whether this was the Charles City man. The William BURTON of Valley Forge is shown as “Enlisted” in Feb. and Mar. 1778 and “Sick Present” in Apr. 1778. Additional remarks: Enlisted Feb. 12, 1778. April 1778 under enoculation.