EZRA BURR,' [120] Of Redding, Ct., moved to Virginia; no des. found.

EDMUND BURR,' [127] or Fredericksburg, Va.,

m. Miss Meeker, of Redding. Their chil. were:

271. Ezra,' b. May 22, 1781; 272. Peter'; 273. Laura/ bapt. June 9, 1794, m. Mr. Lacy of Bridgeport, settled in Milford, and reared a family of six chil.

In 1815 Edmund Burr rem. to Fredericksburg, Va., and died there.

Col. DAVID BURR,' [133] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

m. Abigail . Chil.:

274. Moses '; 275. David, Jr."; 276. Abigail," m. Benj. Meeker; 276 a. Mary."

David Hurr was a colonel in the Revolutionary war, and commanded a regiment in Gen. Silliman's brigade. He earned the reputation of a brave and skilful officer. He was a justice of the peace in Fairfield for some years, also rep.

Col. AARON BURR,' [137] Of New York,

Vice-President of the United States, m. Mrs. Theodosia Prevost, of Paramus, N. J., July 2, 1782. Their only child,

276 b. Theodosia, was b. 1783, lost at sea, 1813.

Col. Aaron Burr d. Sept. 14, 1836.

THADDEUS BURR," [141] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

m. Eunice, dau. of James Dennie, of Fairfield, March 22, 1759. They had no chil. His will is dated Sept. 27, 1799. His w. Eunice, and Lewis Burr Sturges, Exs.

To his w. Eunice he gave all his personal estate except the notes, bonds, and obligations that might be due him, and also 1,000 pounds lawful silver money, besides the use and improvement of his real estate during her natural life. To Charles W. and Nathaniel L. Capers, sons of his niece Abigail, he left 150 pounds each. To his niece, Eunice Dennie Hedge, he gave 300 pounds. To his niece, Priscilla Lothrop Sturges, he gave 300 pounds, to be realized from the sale of his lands in Weston. The remainder of his estate he gave to his nephew, Gershom Burr (except his right in the Western lands granted to him as one of the sufferers of the town of Fairfield, which was to be equally divided between the male heirs of his nephew Gershom). He also willed that his negro man, Cato, if he chose, should be free at his decease.

Thaddeus Burr d. Feb. 19, 1801, ae. 65 yrs.; his w. Eunice d. Aug. 14, 1805, ae. 76. Her will is dated March 6, 1805, and mentions the chil. of her sister, Sarah Sayre, and the wife and chil. of her brother-in-law, Gershom.

GERSHOM BURR/ [142] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

m. Priscilla Lothrop, of Plymouth, Mass., Dec. 12, 1765.

277. Gershom,' bapt. Aug. 5, 1768 ; 278. Eunice Dennie,' bapt.

Oct. 11, 1771; 279. Priscilla,' bapt. July 10, 1772, m. Sturges;

280. Abigail,8 bapt. Sept. 9, 1774.

Abigail Burr m. Wm. Henry Capers, of the parish of St. Helena, South Carolina, and d. before 1799, leaving two sons:

I. Charles and 2. Nathaniel.

Eunice Dennie m. Barnabas Hedge, of Plymouth, Mass., Sept. 9, 1789, and had chil.:

I. Barnabas, b. Nov. 13, 1791, m. Tryphema Covington, of Plymouth, and had chil.:

1. James G, 2, Sarah, and 3. Nathaniel L.; of these James m. Sarah Holmes of Plymouth, Sarah m. Joseph Cushman of Middleboro, and Nathaniel m. Sarah Sylvester, of Plymouth.

2. Hannah, d. in inf. ; 3. Eunice Dennie, d. in inf.; 4. Eunice Dennie, b. Sept. 1, 1795, d. in inf.; 5. Isaac L., b. March 8, 1797, d. in inf. ; 6. Isaac L., b. Dec. 7, 1798, m. Mary Ann Cotton, of Plymouth, and had chil.:

1. Priscilla L., 2. Barnabas, who m. Priscilla Sherman, of Carver; 3. Lothrop, 4. Anna, who m. Dwight Faulkner, of Boston; 5. Susan, who m. Frank B. Davis, of Boston.

7. Thomas, b. Oct. 22, 1800, m. Lydia C. Goodwin, of Plymouth, and had chil.:

1. Mary E., who m. Wm. G. Russell, of Boston; 2. Abby Burr, m. Wm. T. Davis, of Plymouth; 3. Edward G., m. Helen Robbins, of Plymouth; 4. Albert G., m. Georgiana Barnes, of Plymouth; 5. Thomas, 6. Lydia G., who m. Joshua R. Lothrop of Buffalo, N. Y.; 7. Thomas B., 8. William, who m. Catherine Russell, of Plymouth.

8. Abby Burr, b. Nov. 22, 1802, m. Hon. Chas. Henry Warren of New Bedford, no chil.; 9. Hannah, b. Aug. 1, 1804, m. John Thomas, of Plymouth, and had chil.:

1. Eunice B., who m. John E. Williams, of New York; 2. Wm. Appleton, who m. Annie Morton, of Kingston, Mass.

10. Eunice Dennie, b. June 28, 1806, m. Chandler Robbins, M.D., of Boston. Chil.:

1. Harriet Lothrop, 2. William, 3. Ella H., 4. Chandler, who. m. Helen Wilcox, of Philadelphia.

11. Ellen Hobart, b. July 5, 1808, m. Rev. Wm. Parsons Lunt, of N. Y. Chil.:

1. Ann P., who m. Thos. P. Frothingham, of Boston; 2. Lucretia Watson, who m. Paul I. Revere, of Boston; 3. Mary E., 4. Abby Hedge, 5. William Parsons, who m. Elizabeth Davis, of Milton, Mass.; 6. Ellen Hedge, who m. Benj. W. Monroe, of Boston; 7. Henry.

12. John Sloss Hobart, b. March 8, 1810, d. in inf.; 13. Priscilla L., b. May 5, 1811, d. in inf.; 14. Elizabeth, b. Nov. 28, 1813, m. George Warren, of N. Y. Chil.:

1. Anna W., 2. Charles Henry, who m. Annie R. Nightingale, of Providence; 3. James, m. Catherine R. Robbins, of Plymouth, Mass.; 4. Pelham Win slow, 5. George H., 6. Lothrop Hedge.

15. Priscilla L., b. July 11, 1816, d. in inf.

Mr. Gershom Burr d. March 12, 1774.

COL. DAVID BURR,' [144] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

grad. at Yale Coll. 1743; m. Eunice dau. of Samuel Osborne, Dec, 1751. Chil.:

281. Walter," b. Dec. 25,1752 ; 282. Lucretia," b. March 10, 1754; 283. Eunice," b. Dec. 29, 1755 ; 284- David," b. Aug. 8, 1757; 285. William," b. July 27, 1759; 286. Ellen," b. Aug. 12, 1761, m. Stephen Adams; 287. Abigail," b. Sept. 29, 1763, m. Hezekiah Nichols, of F., his 2d wife, no chil.; 288. Sarah," b. Apr. 21, 1766, d. June 2, 1787; 289. Andrew," b. Apr. 7, 1768.

Col. David the f. d. Dec. 3, 1773 (Fairfield Town Rec. and Yale Alumni Rec). His property at Sharon was appraised Sept. 5, 1774, by Hez. Fitch and James Landon, Jr. Value ^848 js. 6d. Estate at Fair, invy., July 21, 1783, est. dis. Oct. 27, 1783. Whole amt. ^982 2s. gd. His wid., Eunice, d. Dec. 1, 1789. All his chil. were living in 1783, except Lucretia and Eunice, who had m. and were dec, leaving heirs. No will is found. He was a lawyer and held several offices under the government.

ANDREW BURR, [145] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

m. Lydia Smith, of Ridgebury or New Haven, Ct. Chil.:

289a. Josiah," b. May 24, 1753. 289b. Grace," who m. Rev. Mr. Plumb. Andrew Burr d. on the island of Tortola, W. I., while attending to his business interests there.

JOHN BURR," [149] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

m. Mrs. Elizabeth Kerr, dau. of Asher Isaacs, Dec. 24, 1758. She m. 1st, Thaddeus Hill; 2d, James Kerr. Chil.:

290. Sturges," b. May 20, 1760, d. at Tortola, W. I., Feb. 11, 1795-6 ; 291. Mary," b. Sept. 8, 1763, m. Josiah Burr, her cousin, son of Col. Andrew, no. 145.

John the f. d. 1772. Will dated May 9, 1767, names above chil., his brother Oliver named executor.

GEORGE rsURR,' [151] Of Fairfield, Ct.,

m. Mabel Wakeman, dau. of Jabez Wakeman, Dec. 30, 1762. Chil.: 292. Priscilla,' b. Sept. 26, 1763; 293. Ann," b. Apr. 3, 1766; 294.

Sarah," b. May 15, 1770 ; 294a. Elisabeth," b. May 24, 1773. ; 294b.

Eunice, b. March, 1777 ; 294c. Deborah." b. May, 1783.

He lived at Greenfield Hill: was Justice of the Peace and Deputy

for Fairfield at several sessions of the legislature. In January, 1780, he

was one of a committee to inquire into the conduct of some of the

inferior officers of the State, and received for such service the sum of

j£i4 12*. 6d.

At the time of the burning of Fairfield, his house on Greenfield Hill was entered and plundered by the British soldiers. The old oak chest, which most visitors to the Conn. Hist. Society's library at Hartford, have noticed, then formed a part of its furniture, and was rifled of its contents, as the inscription on its lid graphically relates. The chest was presented to the Hist. Soc. by Oliver B. Sherwood of Derby, a grandson of the former owner.

No will or distribution of property is found, and only above chil. Of Ann and Sarah we have no record. Priscilla m. Samuel Sherwood in 1786, and became the mother of eleven chil. as follows:

1. Susannah, b. Apr. 5, 1787, m., Apr., 1809, Rev. Abraham Purdy, of North Salem, N. Y., and d. May 19, 1829, leaving two chil.: 1. Emma, b. 1810, m. a Mr. Schofield, of Stamford, Ct., and now lives in Ill., has several chil.; 2. Alexander, b. 1819, d. 1836.

2. Sarah Burr, b. Oct. 10, 1788, m. May 2, 1819, James Cogswell, M.D., of Lloyd's Neck, L. I., d. Apr. 20, 1830, and had one child: 1. Sarah, b. 1820, d. 1875, m. J. W. Barrett, of Staten Island, and had two daus., both living, one m.

3. Priscilla, b. July 20, 1790, m. 1836, John Foley, d. Oct. 29, 1851, no chil.; 4. George Burr, b. June 23, 1792, d. Aug., 1836, in Kentucky, no chil. ; s Fanny, b. March 1, 1794, m. Almon Smith, of Derby, Ct., d. March, 1825. Chil.:

1. Goodwin, b. , d. ;2. Samuel, living at Lewiston, Me., m.

and has chjl.

6. Samuel, b. Jan. 29, 1796, m. Abby Ann Mansfield Sept., 1833, d. Aug., 1840. Chil.:

1. Thomas Vose, b. Aug. 12, 1834, m. 1872, Jennie Taylor, of Memphis, Tenn., has two daus.; 2. Elizabeth M., b. July 19, 1837, d. 1867; 3. Samuel, b. 1840, d. Jan. 1876.

7. Albert, b. Dec. 19, 1797, m. Mary S. Woodbridge, of Glastonbury, 1836, d. 1873, at Dayton, O. Chil.:

1. Fannie, b. 1837, m. John Achey, of Dayton, O., has two chil.; 2. George, living in Iowa; 3. Mary, b. 1842, d. about 1867.

8. Oliver Burr, b. Nov. 22, 1799, m. Sept. 3, 1836, Charlotte Fowler, of Milford, Ct., is still living at Derby, Ct., has four chil., all living:

1. Mary Burr, b. June 11, 1837, m. Aug. 23, 1858, Franklin Hallock, has two chil., Frank W., b. June 5, 1859; Edith M., b. Feb. 18, 1868; 2. William Oliver, b. Aug. 24, 1839, m. Feb. 1, 1871, Lydia O. Chichester, of Patchogue, L. I., no chil.; 3. Albert F., b. Sept. 17, 1842, m. Oct. 17, 1866, Emeline B. Chatfield, of Derby, Ct. Chil.: Charles Gerard, b. Nov. 13, 1867 ; Oliver Burr, b. March 3, 1873, d. Apr. 23, 1874; Joseph B., b. May 7, 1875. 4. Charlotte C, b. Oct. 20, 1844.

9. Clarina, b. Jan. 8, 1804, m. 1835, Sands Perkins, of Danbury, Ct., d. March 30, 1874, at Peoria, Ill., no chil.; 10. Marietta, b. Oct. 26, 1805, m. July 19, 1835, Rev. Amos Savage. Chil.:

1. Sarah A., b. Sept. 10, 1839, m. Apr. 30, 1862, Chas. S. Johnson, of Uncasville, Ct. Chil.: Amos Savage, b. Oct. 20, 1863, d. Aug. 28, 1864; Edwin Comstock, b. June 29, 1865; Chas. Amos, b. Sept. 30, 1870.

2. Francis M., b. July 26, 1842, m. Jan. 21, 1864, Jas. L. Miller, of Warren, N. Y. Chil.: Fannie A., b. Jan. 30, 1865, d. Sept. 4, 1865; Frank Savage, b. March 1, 1866; Bessie A., b. Nov. 3, 1869; Fannie S., b. Sept. 8, 1872.

II. Delia, b. Sept. 19, 1807, m. Sept. 2, 1827, Benj.Wheeler, of Bridgeport, Ct. Chil.:

1. Albert, b. May 31, 1828, d. Apr. 21, 1853; 2. Henry, b. Sept. 14, 1830, d. Sept. 19, 1839; 3. Samuel, b. May 9, 1832, d. Nov. 13, 1852; 4. Helen, b. Jan. 4, 1834, d. Oct. 3, 1852; 5. Catherine, b. Jan. 30, 1836, d. Oct. 19, 1875; 6. George Burr, b. Feb. 4, 1838; d. Sept. 21, 1854; 7. Harriet, b. March 31, 1842, d. Sept. 6, 1843 , John B., b. Sept. 12, 1843, d. Oct. 31, 1866; 9. May C, b. July 22, 1846, d. Nov. 9, 1864.

Delia Wheeler was living in 1878 at Williamsport, Ind.

Elizabeth [294a] m. in 1795 Moses Beers of Hartford, a soldier in the war of 1812, who rem. to western New York about 1816. Mr. Beers was a fine musician, and served as chorister for many years in one of the

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