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John Burr (abt. 1633 - 1693)

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Maj. John Burr
Born about in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 31 Mar 2019 | Created 13 Sep 2010
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  • JOHN, b. about 1633 ; m. by 1673 Sarah Fitch. She was not named in the will of her father, Thomas Fitch of Norwalk but her brother John Fitch, executor of his father’s estate, engaged to give to the children of his deceased sister Burr the same amount which his other sisters had by will[1]
  • Additional children listed in Todd:
    1. David Burr (#16)
    2. Joseph Burr, died in infancy (#19)


  1. ↑ The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010) - Jehu Burr p. 279
  • Page 15: "The records of Fairfield, in 1669, show the names of the following freemen, who voted in that town, but resided within the limits of Stratfield:... John Burr..."
  • Page 19: "In 1717, the old church having become too small to accommodate the congregation, a new "meeting-house" was erected under the charge of five leading citizens: Major John Burr, Captain David Sherman, Lieutenant Richard Hubbell, Jr., Samuel Sherwood, and Mr. Benjamin Fayerweather."

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