Aaron Burr, Sr.

Aaron Burr, Sr.

Male 1716 - 1757  (41 years)
Person ID: I36819 


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  • Name Aaron Burr  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix Sr. 
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 4 Jan 1715/16  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Sep 1757  Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings
     1. Elizabeth Burr (ID:I36816),   b. 12 Apr 1696, Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1760, Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. David Burr (ID:I36833),   b. 1719, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     ½3. Jehu Burr (ID:I36831),   b. 1685,   d. 1757  (Age 72 years)
     ½4. Hannah Burr (ID:I36829)

    Parents

    Family ID: F27898 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Daniel Burr (ID:I36817),   b. 1660, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1727, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabetha Pinkney (ID:I36818),   b. 1673, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1695  Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F27899 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 10 Nov 2020   
    Wife Esther Edwards (ID:I36820),   b. 13 Feb 1731/32, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1758, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1752  [1
    Children 
      1. Sarah Burr (ID:I36839),   b. 3 May 1754, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1797, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
      2. Aaron Burr, Jr. (ID:I36845),   b. 6 Feb 1756, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1836, Port Richmond, Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)

    Other Personal Events

    Occupation Between 1738 and 1757  New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clergyman 
    Occupation Between 1748 and 1757  Princeton University, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Second president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1715/16 - Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Between 1738 and 1757 - New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1757 - Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
  • Photos
    Aaron Burr Sr
    Aaron Burr Sr
    Histories
    Aaron Burr: Not Throwin' Away My Shot
    Aaron Burr: Not Throwin' Away My Shot
    Which character in the play Hamilton are you related to? Sharon (née Weaver) Vitter has a connection in her family to Aaron Burr — the conflicted antihero who shot Alexander Hamilton.

  • Source Citations

    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, Aaron Burr, Sr.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1683/aaron-burr
      Burr SrAaron Headstone
      Burr SrAaron Headstone
      Aaron Burr Sr
      Aaron Burr Sr


    2. [S1378] Appletons' Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), Volume I, page 465.
      Appletons' Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889 Document
      Appletons' Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889 Document
      Appletons' Cyclopedia of American Biography; Volume: Vol. I


    3. [S307] Family Database of Vitter-Weaver Family, Jeffrey & Sharon Vitter, (Name: Self; Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Date: Since 1996;), Aaron Burr: Not Throwin' Away My Shot.
      Which character in the play Hamilton are you related to? Sharon (née Weaver) Vitter has a connection in her family to Aaron Burr — the conflicted antihero who shot Alexander Hamilton.
      https://vitter.org/familytree/histories/AaronBurr.php