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Jehu Burr
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Birth: 1600, England
Death: 1692
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Jehu was the son of Jonathan Burr & Esther Stedman. Jehu Burr was born around 1600 in England. He emigrated in 1630 in the Winthrop Fleet. On his arrival in America he settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts where he was made a freeman on 18 May 1631. In 1633 he served on a committee with William Pynchon, the Colony Treasurer. In 1636 he went with Pynchon to Springfield. He was appointed Collector for the Connecticut Colony. He was Deputy for Springfield to the Connecticut Legislature in April 1638 and September 1641. Soon after 1641 he removed to Fairfield. He was a Deputy to the Connecticut Legislature for Fairfield in September 1645 and April 1646. He was a carpenter.
Jehu married Miss Elizabeth Cable and they had ten children. All of these children married and had families. Among the descendants one finds many individuals who were leaders in military, political, and human affairs. Their monuments can be found in the Old Burying Ground of Fairfield and other cemeteries in surrounding towns.

Jehu Burr was the founder of the Fairfield branch. The Burr family is featured in The Families of Old Fairfield by Donald Lines Jacobus .
He has many prominent descendants including Govenor and Vice President Aaron
Burr.

There appears to be no headstone for this person.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Cable Burr (1600 - 1670)*
 
 Children:
  Ann Burr Betts Cable*
  Sarah Burr Cable (1620 - 1660)*
  Jehu Burr (1625 - 1692)*
  Elizabeth Burr Olmstead Gilbert Seeley (1637 - ____)*
  Daniel Burr (1642 - 1695)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: Beca
Record added: Feb 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33486808
 


- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015

- Marla (Mitchell) Burr
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015
RIP, my 10th-great grandfather.
- Lori
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
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