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BURR (Soundex B600) — See also BARR, BERR, BOEHR, BOHR, BORE, BORRE, BOUGHER, BOUR, BOUYER, BOYAR, BOYER, BUHR, BUR, BURK, BURN, BURRAGE, BURRALL, BURRE, BURREL, BURRELL, BURREN, BURRES, BURRESS, BURRI, BURRIDGE, BURRIGHT, BURRILL, BURRIS, BURRISH, BURRISS, BURRITT, BURROLA, BURRON, BURROUGH, BURROUS, BURROW, BURROWE, BURROWES, BURROWS, BURRUM, BURRUS, BURRUSS, BURRWOOD, BURRY, BUYER, DURR, FURR, PURR.

  BURR: See also Jonathan Arnold — Moses E. Banks — Burr F. Beach — Philip Burr Bradley — Burr Burton — Burr L. Castle — Thomas Burr Clement — Beman Gates Dawes — Burr Deuel — Burr Faunce — Joseph H. Gaskill — Nelson Burr Gaskill — W. Burr Gongwer — W. Burr Hall — Burr Powell Harrison — Richard Howell — Burr W. Jones — Orlando Burr Kidder — Burr Buchanan Lincoln — Burr Lyon — Timothy Matlack — Manly Burr Mattice — Burr Mattice — Elisha Burr Maynard — Burr Meeker — Bradley Burr Meeker — Thomas Burr Osborne — Burr Perkins — Fisher Bowen Plymale — William Rand, Jr. — Burr H. Robbins — James Burr Saville — Samuel Burr Sherwood — E. Burr Sherwood — George Burr Smith — Burr Sprague — D. Burr Stone — Jesse Burr Strode — Lewis Burr Sturges — Burr S. Swezey — Burr Tarrant — Samuel Tweedy — Edgar S. Tweedy — John Hubbard Tweedy — Burr Oscar Twichell — Albert Wallace — M. Burr Wright
  Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) — also known as Aaron Edwards — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 6, 1756. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1784-85, 1797-99, 1800-01 (New York County 1784-85, 1797-99, Orange County 1800-01); New York state attorney general, 1789-91; appointed 1789; U.S. Senator from New York, 1791-97; Vice President of the United States, 1801-05. Presbyterian. Killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, July 11, 1804. Tried for treason in 1807 and acquitted. Died, after several strokes, at the Winants or Port Richmond Hotel, Port Richmond, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 14, 1836 (age 80 years, 221 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Burr (1716-1757) and Esther (Edwards) Burr (1732-1758); brother of Sarah Burr (1754-1797; who married Tapping Reeve); married, July 2, 1782, to Theodosia (Bartow) Prevost (1746-1794; first cousin twice removed of Francis Stebbins Bartow); married 1833 to Eliza (Bowen) Jumel (1775-1865); father of Theodosia Burr (1783-1813; who married Joseph Alston); nephew of Pierpont Edwards; third great-grandson of Thomas Willett; ancestor of Karla Ballard; first cousin of Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; first cousin four times removed of Anson Foster Keeler (1887-1943); second cousin of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin once removed of Theodore Davenport; second cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman and Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin four times removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew, Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, Stillman Stephen Light and Blanche M. Woodward; second cousin five times removed of Alfred Walstein Bangs, John Clarence Keeler, Louis Ezekiel Stoddard, John Cecil Purcell and Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge; third cousin once removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; third cousin twice removed of Eli Thacher Hoyt, George Smith Catlin, John Appleton, Howkin Bulkley Beardslee, Joseph Pomeroy Root and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Greene Carrier Bronson, Abijah Catlin, David Munson Osborne, George Landon Ingraham, Dwight Arthur Silliman and Charles Dunsmore Millard; fourth cousin of Noah Phelps and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Henry Fisk Janes, Jairus Case, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
  Political families: Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Jonathan Dayton — Nathaniel Pendleton — John Smith — John Tayler — Walter D. Corrigan, Sr. — Cowles Mead — Luther Martin — William P. Van Ness — Samuel Swartwout — William Wirt — Theophilus W. Smith
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Aaron Burr: Milton Lomask, Aaron Burr: The Years from Princeton to Vice President, 1756-1805 — Milton Lomask, Aaron Burr: The Conspiracy and Years of Exile, 1805-1836 — Joseph Wheelan, Jefferson's Vendetta : The Pursuit of Aaron Burr and the Judiciary — Buckner F. Melton Jr., Aaron Burr : Conspiracy to Treason — Thomas Fleming, Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America — Arnold A. Rogow, A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr — H. W. Brands, The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr — David O. Stewart, American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America — Donald Barr Chidsey, The great conspiracy: Aaron Burr and his strange doings in the West
  Fiction about Aaron Burr: Gore Vidal, Burr
  Burr, Adelbert L. — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Waterford, Connecticut, 1956-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Albert George (1829-1882) — also known as Albert G. Burr — of Illinois. Born near Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., November 8, 1829. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1861; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Morgan and Scott counties, 1862; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1867-71; state court judge in Illinois, 1877. Died in Carrollton, Greene County, Ill., June 10, 1882 (age 52 years, 214 days). Interment at Carrollton Cemetery, Carrollton, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, January 1, 1868, to Mary Harlan (1837-1913).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burr, Alfred Edmond (d. 1900) — also known as Alfred E. Burr — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1864, 1880, 1884, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Willie Olcott Burr (1843-?).
  Burr, Allen R. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Lansing Township, Michigan, 1857-58; postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Alvin — of Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Austin C. — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Haddam, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Bela L. — of Ellington, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ellington, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Borden H. — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, C. J. — of Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Brewer, Maine, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
Carll S. Burr, Jr. Burr, Carll S., Jr. (1858-1936) — of Commack, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Commack, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., September 26, 1858. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892; member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County 2nd District, 1896-98; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1905-08. Died January 2, 1936 (age 77 years, 98 days). Interment at Commack Cemetery, Commack, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Carll S. Burr.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
Carlos C. Burr Burr, Carlos C. (1846-1927) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill., 1846. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1875-76, 1885-86; mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1885-87. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 5, 1927 (age about 81 years). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Burr, Charles — of Delta Township, Eaton County, Mich. Supervisor of Delta Township, Michigan, 1855-56, 1857-58, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Charles B. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Chauncey Red — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Portland, Maine, 1905-07. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Clarence B. — of Stepney Depot, Monroe, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Monroe, Connecticut, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Daniel H. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1811-12. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, David — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Donald — Alaska state attorney general, 1966-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Burr, Edward J. — of Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine. Postmaster at Brewer, Maine, 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Ephraim Willard (1809-1894) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Warren, Bristol County, R.I., March 7, 1809. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; banker; insurance executive; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1856-59. Died in San Francisco, Calif., July 20, 1894 (age 85 years, 135 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Abbie Miller (died 1884).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burr, Eugene H. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Eugene O. — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Haddam, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Fay A. — of Mattawamkeag, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County (14th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Fred H. — of Genesee County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Frederick A. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Fairfield, Connecticut, 1922-27. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Frederick P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Frederick S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1913, 1915-19; defeated, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, George L., Jr. — of Winter Haven, Polk County, Fla. Mayor of Winter Haven, Fla., 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, George U. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newtown; elected 1926; defeated, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, George W. — of West Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Postmaster at West Haverstraw, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Gilbert B. — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Harry, Sr. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Burr, Heman M. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Mayor of Newton, Mass., 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Henry (b. 1837) — of Isabella County, Mich. Born in 1837. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Henry T. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Herbert W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Howard — of Pemberton, Burlington County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, J. M. — of Burrville, Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Burrville, Conn., 1885-87. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, James — of El Dorado County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, James G. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Nuevo Laredo, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, James H. — Member of New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, James M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Burr, Jane Humbird — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, John — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County, 1796-97. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, John D. — of Auburn, DeKalb County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Auburn, Ind., 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Jonathan — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1804-05. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Jonathan — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Democratic candidate for mayor of Camden, N.J., 1848; postmaster at Camden, N.J., 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Joseph — Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Joseph Arthur (1850-1915) — also known as Joseph A. Burr — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 11, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; Corporation Counsel, city of Brooklyn, 1896-97; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1904-15; appointed 1904; died in office 1915; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1909. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the Revolution; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 18, 1915 (age 64 years, 219 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Arthur Burr and Harriet (Nash) Burr; married to Ella A. Dawson (1851-1916).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burr, Justin P. — of Albemarle, Stanly County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Burr, Levi P. — of Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Cromwell, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Louis St. C. — of South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Secretary of Connecticut Prohibition Party, 1922-27. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Lyman E. — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Haddam, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Mabel C. — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Haddam, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Milton W. — also known as Milton Burr — of Bardane, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Jefferson County, W.Va. Democrat. Farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County, 1915-18; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Myron C. — of Monrovia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Oliver — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Danbury, Conn., 1792-97. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Ozias — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1806-07. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, P. D. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Percy — of West Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Postmaster at West Haverstraw, N.Y., 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Peter H. (b. 1947) — of York County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 9, 1947. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; candidate for Maine state house of representatives, 1974; York County Treasurer. Still living as of 2000.
  Burr, Porter W. — of Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 12th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Redmond M. (b. 1879) — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in 1879. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County, 1935-36; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1936 (primary), 1940, 1942, 1944, 1948 (primary). Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Richard M. (b. 1955) — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Born in Charlottesville, Va., November 30, 1955. Republican. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1995-; defeated, 1992; U.S. Senator from North Carolina; elected 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Burr, Roger A. (b. 1882) — of Massachusetts. Born, in Reinbeck (Reinbek), Germany, of American parents, August 28, 1882. U.S. Vice Consul in Peking, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Samuel H. — of Mountain Brook, Jefferson County, Ala. Mayor of Mountain Brook, Ala., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Burr, Samuel J. — Secretary of Iowa Territory, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, W. O. See Willie Olcott Burr
  Burr, W. Winthrop — U.S. Vice Consul in Patras, as of 1929; Paris, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, William H. — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westport; defeated, 1908; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, William H. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state attorney general, 1917, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, William H. — of Jefferson County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Jefferson County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, William O. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, William P. (b. 1856) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 11th District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1920-26; appointed 1920; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Burr, Willie Olcott (b. 1843) — also known as W. O. Burr — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, September 27, 1843. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Edmond Burr (1820?-1900); married, May 21, 1874, to Angie L. Lincoln.
  Burr, Winthrop See W. Winthrop Burr


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