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Eunice Dennie Burr
Birth: 1729
Death: Aug. 14, 1805

From "Connecticut Trilogy" by Marguerite Allis, 1934, p. 294: "An especially graphic account of the burning of this house (the homestead of Thaddeus & Eunice Burr) was left by Madame Thaddeus Burr herself, then a dowager heavy with years. Unmindful of her dignity and gray hair, the soldiers maltreated and drove her from the house into the garden where others took up the chase and, making her fast upon the copper beeches, half tore the clothes from her back in search of her person for valuables. When they turned elsewhere for the delights of rapine and pillage, the furious dame appealed to General Tryon himself, whom she had formerly entertained. But even he was helpless to stay the "monsters," who returned and dragged the great lady about by her towering coiffeur, cut the silver buttons from her sleeves, and made off with her money bags, after once more pursuing her into her own garden into the bossom of the wheat itself, where she crouched, a helpless witness, as her home went up in a pillar of fire."
Another home was built and Thanddeus and his Eunice continued to extend their famous hospitality to politicians, statesmen and generals.

Note from "Ye Old Burying Ground of Fairfield, Conn." by Mrs. Kate Perry: "Mrs. Eunice Burr was a beautiful and accomplished daughter of James Dennie, Esq." Their house burned in 1779. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Dennie (1702 - 1784)
  Eunice Dennie (1708 - 1740)
 
 Spouse:
  Thaddeus Burr (1735 - 1801)
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Mrs. EUNICE BURR
Relict of
THADEUS BURR ESQ.
who died August 14th
1805
in the 76th year
of her age.
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Jun 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9002580
Eunice <i>Dennie</i> Burr
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Eunice <i>Dennie</i> Burr
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Eunice <i>Dennie</i> Burr
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