BEATON, PAUL [SSNE 1797]
- BEATON, BETHUN, BETTEN, BETON
- First name
- LT. COLONEL
- Social status
Paul Beaton was the son of Hercules Beaton [SSNE 4341]. He served as a captain in G. O. Stenbock's recruited infantry regiment in 1657, then as a reformed captain in Kronoberg's regiment. He was eventually promoted to lieutenant colonel in the artillery in 1674 after service in Pomerania. Beaton became vice-commandant at Stettin but died on 9 December 1677. His sons Hercules [SSNE 4342] and Paul [SSNE 1798] were also in Swedish
Sources; Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1657/5; 1664/4; 1665/6; 1666/10,F.198; 1667/2,F.74, 5 [Major in the artillery], 1667/7,8 [Captain with the artillery; 1668/2,6,7; 1670/7; 1674/8, MAJOR 14-16; 1676/15; 1677/8; 1678/14, DEAD.
See also Riksarkivets ämnessamlingar. Personhistoria https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0069471_00302#?c=&m=&s=&cv=301&xywh=-1876%2C655%2C8178%2C4717