Aaron Burr, Sr.

Aaron Burr, Sr.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Reverend Aaron Burr was a notable divine and educator in colonial America. He was a founder of the College of New Jersey and the father of the third United States Vice President, Aaron Burr, who killed Alexander Hamilton.A native of Connecticut, Burr was born in 1716 in present day Fairfield to Daniel Burr, a wealthy landowner. He was of English ancestry. His grandfather Jehu Burr was born in Lavenham, Suffolk, England and settled in the Connecticut Colony. Aaron Burr attended Yale College, where he obtained a B.A. in 1735. After graduation, he became a Presbyterian minister in Newark, New Jersey, also conducting a school in classical studies there. In 1752, he married Esther Edwards, daughter of the New England divine, Jonathan Edwards, and his wife Sarah, daughter of the Rev. James Pierpont
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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134903779
  • 9786134903776