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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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(Belden) Taylor. They settled in New Preston, and there died (he, 23 Jan. 1865; she, 4 Jan. 1872), and were buried.
1357 VI. Andrew Burr, b. at Sharon, Conn., 11 May 1789; a tanner, currier, shoemaker, and harness-maker; went, in 1810, to Homer, N. Y., and was there married, 19 May 1812, at her father's house, by Rev. Elnathan Walker, Congregational, to Mary Cleveland Butterfield,1 born at Francestown, N. H., 17 Feb. 1794, dau. of Moses and Beulah (Bradford) Butterfield. He died in Homer, N. Y., 14 March 1872, aged nearly 83 years. The Homer Republican, of 21 March 1872, says: "Mr. Burr united with the Baptist Church more than fifty years ago, and has always been one of the firm supporters of his own church and society, and also interested deeply in all reforms growing out of the application of the principles of Christianity to the affairs of human life. 4439
"He was a man of enterprise, and contributed much, by the energy with which he pursued his calling, and by the erection of buildings, and in various measures of public interest, to the promotion of the growth and prosperity of Homer at that early day.
"Mr Burr was eminently an honest man, and highly respected for his strict Christian integrity and peaceful bearing in this community."
She was living at Homer, in May 1877.
1358 VII. Richard Burr, b. at Sharon, Conn., 11 Feb. 1792; was accidentally drowned in Sharon, when a little more than two years old.
1359 VIII. Nathaniel Burr, b. in Sharon, Conn., in 1795; died, unmarried, in Sandusky, Ohio, in 1822, aged 27 years.
                               1 ANCESTRY OF MARY CLEVELAND BUTTERFIELD.

WILLIAM BRADFORD, b. 17 June     = ALICE RICHARDS,     Rev. JAMES FITCH, b. at    = ABIGAIL WHITFIELD, d. 9
 1624, at Plymouth; Dep. Gov.    |  first wife, died    Bocking, Eng., 24 Dec.    |  Sept 1659, at Saybrook.
 of the colony; d. 20 Feb. 1704. |  12 Dec. 1671.       1627; pastor at Saybrook, |  She was dau. of Rev.
 For his ancestry, see note to   |                      and Norwich, Conn.; d. at |  Henry Whitfield, of Guil-
 No. 324.                        |                      Lebanon, 18 Nov. 1702.    |  ford, Conn., 1639-1650.
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THOMAS BRADFORD, lived at Norwich, Conn., where he = HANNAH FITCH, b. at Saybrook, Conn., 17 Dec. 1653.
 died in 1708.                                     |
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JAMES BRADFORD, owned the covenant, with wife, at Canterbury, Conn., in 1713; m. (2d)    = EDITH -----. d. as
 Susanna Adams, dau. of Samuel Adams, 7 Dec 1724; and died at Canterbury, 26 March 1762. |  early as 1724.
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WILLIAM BUTTERFIELD, was     = LYDIA KIDDER, b. about     WILLIAM BRADFORD, b. 1    = MARY CLEVELAND, m. in
 married and living at Fran- |  1729; d. in 1824, aged     July 1718; m. (1st) Zer- |  1743; was a member of
 cestown, N. H., as early as |  95 years, at East River,   viah Lothrop, (3d)       |  the Church in Canter-
 1763; and died there about  |  in Homer, N. Y.            Martha Warren, (4th)     |  bury, Conn.
 1800.                       |                             Widow Stedman.           |
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MOSES BUTTERFIELD, b. at Francestown. N. H., 4 Jan. 1764;      = BEULAH BRADFORD, b. at Canterbury, Conn., 3
 m. (2d), in 1802, his cousin, Hephzibah Butterfield; m. (3d), |  Sept. 1763; m. in Spring of 1793, at Francestown,
 1812, Deidamia (Morse) Litchfield.  He d., in May 1820, at    |  N. H.; d .13 May 1799, at Canterbury.
 Homer, N.Y.                                                   |
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                      ANDREW BURR, No., 1357. = MARY CLEVELAND BUTTERFIELD.
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