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Joseph Burr

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Death: December 6, 1776 (89)
Hempstead, Queens County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Burr and Sarah Burr
Husband of Mary Burr and Damaris Burr
Father of Isaac Burr; Samuel Burr; Joseph Burr; Daniel Burr and Stephen Burr
Brother of Ann Spencer; Rev. Isaac Burr; Benjamin Burr, Jr.; Thomas Burr; Samuel Burr and 6 others

Occupation: Tanner
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About Joseph Burr

JOSEPH BURR of Hempstead LI removed from Hartford to LI in 1714 and settled at Huntington. From there removed to Hempstead Harbor.

He married 1st Damorom Sears and 2d Mary Wood in the year 1737 She was b Feb 20 1704 and d May n 1792.

He was a tanner by trade and had a tannery at Mosquito Cove now Glencove and a farm of 80 acres at the same place. He left a large estate.


JOSEPH BURR of Hempstead L.I.,removed from Hartford to L.I. in 1714, and settled at Huntington/ From there rem. to Hempstead Harbor about 1719. He m. 1st Damorom Sears, and 2d Mary Wood in the year 1737. She was b. Feb. 20, 1704, and d. May 11. 1792.

  • i Isaac, b. 1736
  • ii Samuel, b. July 19, 1740
  • iiii Joseph
  • iv Thomas
  • v Stephen
  • vi Daniel, b. 1756

Joseph Burr d. at Hempstead, Dec. 6, 1776. He was a tanner by trade and had a tannery at Mosquito Cove, now Glencove. He bought of Richard Albertson a farm of 80 acres, March 29, 1740 for L360.

A General History of the Burr Family; Charles Todd Burr; pg. 284


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Joseph Burr's Timeline

July 31, 1687
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Age 48
Huntington, Suffolk, NY
Age 52
Age 54
Age 62
Hempstead Harbor
December 2, 1759
Age 72
Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, United States
December 6, 1776
Age 89
Hempstead, Queens County, New York, United States