Theodosia Burr

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Theodosia Burr (Bartow)

Also Known As: "Prevost"
Birthplace: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
Death: Died in New York, New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Theodosius Bartow and Alice Anne Bartow
Wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Jacques Marcus Prevost, Colonial Governor of Georgia and Aaron Burr, Jr., 3rd Vice President of the USA
Mother of Theodosia Alston; Sally Reeve Burr and Four TB Burr

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Theodosia Bartow

Theodosia Bartow is the daughter of Theodosius Bartow. She married, firstly, Lt.-Col. Jacques Marc Prevost, son of Augustin Prevost and Louise Martine.1 She married, secondly, Vice-President Aaron Burr in 1782.1 Her married name became Prevost.1 From 1782, her married name became Burr.1


  • 1.[S37] Volume 3, page 3214. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

A colorful account of her measures taken during the Revolution are found in a chapter of:
The Revolutionary War in Bergen County: The Times that Tried Men's Souls

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Theodosia Burr's Timeline

October 1746
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
June 21, 1782
Age 35
Albany, Albany County, New York, United States
June 20, 1785
Age 38
May 18, 1794
Age 47
New York, New York, New York, United States