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Abigail Burr (Brewster)

Birthplace: Probably New Haven, New Haven Colony
Death: before December 11, 1678
Stamford, Fairfield County, CT, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Nathaniel Brewster and Abigail Brewster
Wife of Daniel Burr, of Fairfield
Mother of Dea. Daniel Burr, Il, of Greenfield Hill and Abigail Sherman
Sister of Elizabeth Townley; John Brewster and Sarah Smith
Half sister of Justice Timothy Brewster, Sr.; Daniel Brewster, of Brookhaven; Daniel Brewster (died young); Deborah Brewster; Dinah Tooker and 2 others

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About Abigail Burr

Mother of Daniel Burr II and Abigail (Burr) Sherman


In his 1669 will, Dr. Thomas Pell left legacies to his late wife Lucy’s grandchildren from her first marriage to Dr. Francis Brewster, II (died 1646):

WILLS OF EARLY RESIDENTS OF WESTCHESTER CO., N. Y., 1664-1784. I, Thomas Pell, "In the Name of God, Amen." " Yt hath pleased ye all wise God, for many years to exercise me with much weakness of body, and having lately taken to himself my beloved wife Lucy " I make my nephew John Pell, living in Old England, the only son of my only brother John Pell, Doctor of Divinity, sole heir of all my lands and houses. Mentions "my brother's daughters." Leaves legacies to Abigail wife of Daniel Burr, Francis French, Nathaniel French, Elizabeth White, Nathaniel White, " my ancient maid Katharine Ryster." "I give these poor men their debts, viz. Joseph Patten, James Evens, Tho. Bassett, Roger Percey." Makes Daniel Burr and John Banks, executors. Witnesses. Nathan Gould John Cabell Dated Sept. 21, 1669. Liber i. P. 39. [2]


  • Torrey, Clarence Almon. Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1985) Burr, Daniel (-1695) & 1/wf Abigail Brewster (-bef 1678); Feb 1668/9; Stamford, CT Name: Abigail Brewster Gender: Female Death Year: About 1678
  • Huntington, E.B., Stamford Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths ( Wm. W. Gillespie & Co., Stamford, Conn., 1874) Page 20: "Burr, Daniel and Abigail Prigter(Brewster), m. Feb. -, 166-"
  • “ A General History of the Burr Family: With a Genealogical Record from 1193 ... “ By Charles Burr Todd Page 128. (#5) (#31) GoogleBooks
  • “History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Volume 1.” edited by Donald Lines Jacobus. Page 181. GoogleBooks
  • “The Family of Rev. Nathaniel Brewster” by D.L. Jacobus. The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) < AmericanAncestors > Volume 13 (1936). Page 154-163.
  • Colonial families of Long Island, New York and Connecticut, being the ancestry & kindred of Herbert Furman Seversmith., vol.1. | HathiTrust Digital Library. Page 358. < Hathitrust >
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Abigail Burr's Timeline

Probably New Haven, New Haven Colony
July 24, 1652
Age 5
New Haven, New Haven Colony
July 30, 1670
March 14, 1671
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
December 11, 1678
Age 31
Stamford, Fairfield County, CT, United States
June 2, 1912
Age 31
May 25, 1923
Age 31
April 17, 1946
Age 31
April 17, 1946
Age 31