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Thomas Burr

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Death: February 5, 1733 (88)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Sag Harbor, Suffolk, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Burr and Anna Burr
Husband of Sarah Burr
Father of Joseph Burr; Ann Spencer; Rev. Isaac Burr; Benjamin Burr, Jr.; Thomas Burr and 7 others
Brother of Mary Clark; Samuel Burr; Elisha Burr; Abigail Burr and Hannah Hillyer

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About Thomas Burr

To Benjamin Burr and his wife Annie were born four children, including: Thomas born Jan 26, 1645 in Hartford, CT.

Per Ancestry based on The Burr Family: Thomas Burr, born 1/26/1644/45 in Hartford, Conn. m. Sarah Speck, dau. of Gerard Speck abt 1667 in Hartford, Conn. She died 9/5/1750.

Children were: Benjamin, Hannah, Sarah (1681), Thomas (c1684 Hartford), Joseph (7/1687 Hartford), Jonathan (1692), Ann (11/4/1694), Samuel (c1696 Hartford), Isaac (Rev) Burr (1697), Daniel (1700), Abigail (1702), and Caleb (1704).

Source: A general history of the Burr family: with a genealogical record from 1193 ... By Charles Burr Todd Page 243



Benjamin Burr is listed on a memorial {located in Old Cemetery} which states "In memory of the founders of Hartford Conn."

Items From Will of Benjamin Burre

  • "Item. I give unto my son, Thomas Burre, and his heirs forever, all my housing and lands whatsoever, in the township of Hartford, after my wife's decease, and my team, that is, two oxen and a horse, also all the utensils to the team belonging, as cart, plow, and such like, to be his after my decease, and my will is that he doe with the team and utensils doe all the work for my wife while she liveth that is to be done with a team.
  • "Item, My will is that my son, Thomas, shall take care of his mother while they live together in this world, to supply her wants in all respects so far as the estate left to that end will do it.
  • " Item, I make my wife, Anna Burre, and my son Thomas Burre, joint and only executors of this my last will and testament.

Source:A General History of the Burr Family With Genealogical Record From 1193-1910; Charles Burr Todd; Knickerbocker Press; New York; 1902; pg 279


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Thomas Burr's Timeline

January 26, 1645
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Age 37
Age 39
July 31, 1687
Age 42
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
June 15, 1692
Age 47
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
November 11, 1694
Age 49
Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States
July 4, 1697
Age 52
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 53
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
May 12, 1700
Age 55
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States