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Sally Burr Reeve

Other Name:
Sarah Burr Reeve
May 3, 1754
March 30, 1797
Home Town:
Newark, NJ
Later Residences:
Litchfield, CT
Tapping Reeve (1772 June 24)
Biographical Notes:
Sally (Sarah) Burr Reeve was born in May 3, 1754 at Newark, New Jersey. She was the daughter of Aaron Burr (1716-1757) and of Esther Edwards Burr, daughter of Jonathan Edwards, the New England preacher. Her brother was Aaron Burr (1756-1836). After the death of their parents, both she and her brother were tutored for a time by Tapping Reeve. She married Reeve on June 24, 1772 at 18 years old. The couple settled in Litchfield in 1773. On October 3, 1780 she gave birth to their only child, Aaron Burr Reeve (1780-1809). Sally Burr Reeve died in 1797, after being in poor health throughout much of her adult life.

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