Aaron Nash Burr

Male 1837 - 1927  (89 years)


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  • Name Aaron Nash Burr 
    Born 22 Dec 1837 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1927 
    Person ID I49386  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Elisha Burr,   b. 1794,   d. 24 Sep 1879, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Charlotte Nash,   b. 1799, Brattleboro, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1890  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F18611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Aaron Nash Burr - December 22, 1837 - February 1, 1927. Company C, 147th Regiment, New York Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War. Son of Elisha and Charlotte Nash Burr.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday Afternoon, February 2, 1927 Watertown Daily Times - Watertown, New York - Rome - Aaron N. Burr, Veteran, Dies - Served Three Years During Civil War - Native Of Jefferson County - Grandfather Served in Revolution, Father in War of 1812 and Three Brothers in Civil War With Him - Pulaski, February 2 - Aaron N. Burr, 89, Civil War veteran, last of a family of nine children and a native of Jefferson county, died Tuesday at his home on Salina street, following a short illness. He was about the home up to about a week ago, despite his advanced years he was unusually active, his step being elastic and his general appearance that of one many years his junior. With the death of Mr. Burr there are but few members remaining of J. B. Butler Post 111, G. A. R., of which he was a past commander. For many years he had served as adjutant of the post. His only surviving relatives are a few nephews and nieces. Rev. Ernest H. Scott, pastor First Methodist Episcopal church pf Pulaski, will officiate at funeral services to he held from the family home at 3 Thursday afternoon. Burial will be in Willis cemetery, south of this village. Aaron N. Burr was born December 22, 1837, at Ellisburg and four years later his family moved to the town of Sandy Creek, where they occupied a log cabin about four miles from the village and where they remained until about 1857_ They moved to the town of Richland and located on a farm near this village and some time later came to this village. They purchased the dwelling house and an acre of land in Salina street which has since remained in the family and where Mr. Burr had lived. In 1862 Mr. Burr enlisted and was in Company C, 147th regiment, New York volunteers, serving two years and nine months. He received his honorable discharge May 12, 1865, a few weeks following the assassination of President Lincoln by J. Wilkes Booth, and returned to Pulaski. He was in five battles, in one of which the middle finger of the left hand was severed by a rebel bullet. Mr. Burr came from a stock of warriors. His grandfather fought in the Revolutionary war and his father, Elisha Burr was in the war of 1812. Three of his brothers also served in the Civil War, Joseph R. Burr having been killed in action, while [unreadable] Ti Burr died in this village nearly five years ago. Elisha L. Burr, the third brother, died on a farm a few miles south of this village last October. As a young man Mr. Burr was employed as a cheese maker at Redfield, Osceola and Orwell. For 19 years following his return from the war service he was baggage master at Pulaski passenger station of the New York Central lines, in those days the force of employees about the depot was light. In addition to his duties as baggage master, he did the switching and kept in order a large number of kerosene oil lamps, the only illuminators used here in those days.