When Hudson Burr was born on 25 May 1750, in Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, Joseph Burr, was 24 and his mother, Mary Mullen, was 21. He married Mary Brown in 1770, in Nottingham Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 7 February 1809, in Northampton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, and was buried in Northampton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States.
English: nickname from Middle English burre ‘bur’ (a seed-case or flower-head with clinging prickles), used by Shakespeare to denote someone who sticks like a bur, a person difficult to ‘shake off’, a sense which may well be older.
German: topographic name from Burr(e) ‘mound, hill’, or in the south a variant of Burrer .
History: The American political leader Aaron Burr (1756–1836) was the son of a clergyman and academic, president of Princeton University. On his mother's side he was descended from the Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards; on his father's from Jehu Burr, who emigrated from England to MA with John Winthrop (see Winthrop ) in 1630.