Biography of Asa Burr of Batavia, NY

Asa Burr, a native of Connecticut moved to Otsego County, thence to Henrietta about 1810, where he died in 1835, aged 86 years. He married Melinda Hoskins, of Connecticut, and their children were Asa, James, Warren, Doras, Emily, Melinda, and Maria. James was born in Granby, Conn., in 1791, and died in Alabama in 1882, aged 91 years. He served in the War of 1812. He married Lorinda, daughter of Thomas and Phcebe Norris, of Richfield, N. Y. Lorinda Norris was born in 1798. Her parents were from Connecticut. James Burr's children were Alcinda, Asa, Fidelia, Mary T., and Norris T. The latter was born in Henrietta, October 25, 1819, and married Marietta A., daughter of David and Nancy (Clark) Gill, of Barre, N. Y., and they have one daughter, Alcinda C., who married Luther H., son of Levi and Mary E. (Harmon) Townsend, of Batavia, and their children are Olive G. and Ada R. Mr. Burr has lived 22 years on his farm. Mr. Townsend resides with him.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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