When Lyman G Burr was born about 1843, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Andrew W. Burr, was 25 and his mother, Mary J Rutty, was 21. He married Ellen E Brockway about 1868, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died about 1876, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 35.
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.