Rev. Isaac Burr

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Isaac Burr (Rev), Rev

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death: 1752 (54)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Burr and Sarah Burr
Husband of Mary Burr
Father of Isaac Burr, Dr.; Samuel Burr; Mary Burr; Jonathan Burr; Prudence Burr and 4 others
Brother of Joseph Burr; Ann Spencer; Benjamin Burr, Jr.; Thomas Burr; Samuel Burr and 6 others

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About Rev. Isaac Burr

Rev. Isaac Burr. Born on 4 Jun 1697 in Hartford, CT. Isaac was baptized in Hartford, CT, in Jun 1697. Isaac died in 1752 in Windsor, CT. Education: Yale 1717.

From Todd’s General History of the Burr Family:

"Isaac was admitted to full communion at the First Church of Hartford, March 7, 1724/5. On Oct. 25, 1725, he was ordained the second pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Worcester, Mass. In November, 1744, he received a call from Windsor, Ct, to which place he removed and continued as head of the church there until his death in 1752. Estate £2,000. John E., Jonathan, and Prudence became insane, and Henry Allen, Esq., of Windsor and Pliny Hillyer, Esq. were appointed their conservators."

Isaac married Mary Eliot, daughter of Hon. John Eliot (28 Apr 1667-25 Mar 1719) & Mary Wolcott. Born ca 1700 in Windsor, CT. Mary was baptized in Windsor, CT, on 12 May 1700.

Their children include:

  1. Isaac Burr (ca 1724-)
  2. Samuel Burr (ca 1725-)
  3. Mary Burr (ca 1726-)
  4. John Eliot Burr (29 Jan 1727-)
  5. Jonathan Burr (ca 1728-)
  6. Prudence Burr (ca 1730-)
  7. Lois Burr (ca 1740-)

Source :A General History of the Burr Family: With a Genealogical Record from 1193 to 1902; Charles Burr Todd ; Knickerbocker Press; New York City; 4th Edition; Pg. 284



Recorded as written:

Burr, Rev. Isaac ( Hon Peter3, Thomas2, Benj 1) b. 1694 (1698 in Lincoln); graduate of Yale 1717; m. Mary Eliot, daughter of John, a merchant of Windsor, Ct. He was called to the pastorate here Feb. 10, 1825, accepted, received, a settlement of 200 with an annual salary of 80; was ordained Oct. 13, 1725. His ministry was long and peaceful until near the end, when there was trouble about his salary due to depreciation in money. His health failed and at his own request a council was hefd in Nov., 1744 and in accordance with the judgment of that body he was dismissed in March, 1745. After his dismissal he removed to Windsor, Ct. The coming of Whitefield to Wor. was, in a measure, also cause of the friction between pastor and people. In Nov., 1744 he was called to Windsor, Ct., where he preached until he died in 1752. He was learned, eloquent, and faithful. Children; John Eliot, b. in Wor. Jan. 29, 1727- 8; Isaac Samuel; Jonathan; Mary ;Prudence; Lois m. Talmadge Bishop; Thomas, b. in Wor., Nov. 17, 1743.

Mr. Burr bought of John and Susanna Harris of Middletown, Ct., Jan. 20, 1725- 6, two- sevenths of the land of Daniel Henchman, undivided,

Source:History of Worcester and Its People, Volume 1; By Charles Nut; Pg.70



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Rev. Isaac Burr's Timeline

July 4, 1697
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 26
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 27
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 28
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
January 29, 1727
Age 29
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Age 30
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Age 32
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Age 42
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
November 17, 1743
Age 46
Age 54
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States