Theodosia Burr was, as has been said of the daughter of another eminent statesman with whom Aaron Burr was closely identified, “the soul of her father’s soul.” If we would know the better part of a man who was one of the most remarkable characters of his age, we must know Theodosia, through whom, perhaps,
(See Gardner)-Margaret Bumgarner, born November 7, 1857. Married May 12, 1877, Dr. Rollin A. Burr, born August 29, 1854. He died October 3, 1895. Their children were: James Walter, John William, Jesse E., Margaret Etta, Nina Alice, Harris E., and Robert Emmett Burr. Mrs. Burr is the daughter of Samuel and Margaret (Vickery) Bumgarner.
On one of those summer evenings when the Creoles, in the early years of the century, were wont to seek the river air in domestic and social groups under the willow and china trees of their levee, there glided around the last bend of the Mississippi above New Orleans “an elegant barge,” equipped with sails
The trite saying that “blood will tell” does not depend for its illustration on the achievements of distinguished members of the family so much as upon the sum of the achievements of the rank and file of the family in all generations and amid varying circumstances, few of which are conducive to what the world
WILLSON, Mary Jane Todd8, (Abraham7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 24, 1836, died Dec. 19, 1904, married Oct. 19, 1859, Elbert S. N. Willson, who died Oct. 19, 1912. Children: I. Eliza A., b. Jan. 9, 1863, d. Feb. 12, 1902. II. Florence W., b. April 13, 1868, m. Gilbert B. Burr,
LAFE J. BURR, Among the substantial business firms of Anderson, Indiana, that of the Jackson-Burr Company, dealers in insurance and real estate, holds prominent place. Established over a quarter of a century ago, the career of the concern has been one of constant development in size and prominence, and its members are widely known in