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Theodosia Stillwell Bartow Prevost Burr
Birth: 1746
Shrewsbury (Allentown)
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 18, 1794
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

The wife of Aaron Burr. She was the daughter of Reverend Theodosius Bartow (1712 1746) and Alice Anne Stillwell (later de Visme) (1714 1782). In 1763 she married James Mark Prevost (1736-1781), an officer in the British Army, with whom she had five children. During the Revolution Lieutenant Colonel Prevost continued to serve with the British Army, and Theodosia developed pro-American leanings while remaining in New Jersey to manage her family's estate, "The Hermitage". James Prevost died in Jamaica, and in 1782 Theodosia married Aaron Burr. The Burrs had one child who survived to adulthood, Theodosia Bartow Burr Alston (1783-1813). The elder Theodosia was in ill health even before her marriage to Burr, and died from the effects of what was probably uterine cancer. She was buried at St. John's Burying Ground, one of the cemeteries associated with Trinity Church. St. John's was later developed as a park, and most remains were not moved, so the exact location of Theodosia Burr's interment is not known. A no longer extant Trinity Church Cemetery was the Old Saint John's Burying Ground for St. John's Chapel. It was later turned into a park, with most of the burials left in place. The park was renamed several times, and is now called James J. Walker Park. 
 
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 Parents:
  Theodosius Bartow (1712 - 1746)
 
 Spouse:
  Aaron Burr (1756 - 1836)
 
 Children:
  John Bartow Prevost (1766 - 1825)*
  Augustine James Frederick Prevost (1766 - 1842)*
  Theodosia Bartow Burr Alston (1783 - 1813)*
  Sarah Burr (1785 - 1788)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Dec 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63069344
Theodosia Stillwell <i>Bartow</i> Prevost Burr
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I read that she is buried in the Old St. John Burying Ground, which is now James J. Walker Park, between Houston, Varick, Leroy and Clarkson. I have found no evidence that she was ever moved. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, May 22, 1897.
- Merav
 Added: May. 16, 2017

- Susan Eberz Emery
 Added: Apr. 11, 2017

- Lanell Rabner
 Added: Jan. 13, 2017
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