When Adelbert M Burr was born on 28 August 1849, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Philander Burr, was 38 and his mother, Caroline L. Williams, was 34. He married Isabelle Gannett on 27 March 1873. He lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870. He died on 6 July 1883, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 33.
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.