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Elizabeth (Prudden) Burr (1643 - 1685)

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Elizabeth Burr formerly Prudden
Born in Milford, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
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Elizabeth Prudden, a daughter of Rev. Peter & Joanna (Boyse) Prudden, was born in February, 1642/3 and baptized on March 5, 1643 in Milford.according to one genealogy.[1][2] Elizabeth married Jehue Burr about 1655 in Fairfield, Conn. (he married second, Esther Ward). Her will dated March 22, 1682/3 mentions property in Milford & Stamford, Conn. and land in Yorkshire, England.

She is buried in the Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[3]


  • Birth Feb., 1643[4]
  • Inheritance: 1690, received accrued English income.176
  • Residence 1: Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut at time of
  • Residence 2: Milford, later Stamford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Will: March 22, 1682/83, mentioned property in Milford and "Stanford" [Stamford], and land in England commonly called Edgton Kerbye Moreside & Southfields in Yorkshire.


  1. Prudden, Lillian Eliza Peter Prudden; a story of his life and New Haven and Milford, Conn., published 1901. Reference page 63
  2. The Barbour Collection for Milford says her birth was [May] 1642. Considering her baptism in March 1642/3, May is probably not correct. The Families of Old Fairfield says her baptism was the 11th of March 1642/3. Baptism on the 5th is confirmed by the Conn. Church Index
  3. FindAGrave Memorial #49136811 for Elizabeth Prudden Burr
  4. Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906

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On 4 Mar 2016 at 20:04 GMT Philip Smith wrote:

Unknown-306638 and Prudden-4 do not represent the same person because: Esther and Elizabeth are two different women.

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