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8. Sarah WARD25 was born about 1640 in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut.16 She died on 26 February 1711/2 at the age of 72 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.17

Nathaniel married Sarah sometime after June 1659 when her father Andrew wrote his will and she was named as still Sarah Ward. Her mother's will in 1665, gave legacies to her grandchildren Sarah and Nathaniel, children of her daughter Sarah Burr. These were the two oldest.

Sarah WARD and Nathaniel BURR were married after 1659. Nathaniel BURR25, son of Jehu BURR, was born about 1635.19 He died on 26 February 1711/2 at the age of 77 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.16

Nathaniel was Deputy for Fairfield at various times from 1692 to 1700.

He married (1) sometime after Jun 1659, Sarah Ward, daughter of Andrew. He married (2) Hannah, widow of Samuel Wakeman and daughter of Deputy Governor Stephen Goodyear.

Nathaniel died at Fairfield on 26 Feb 1711/12. His will was executed 22 Nov 1711 and names his wife Ann [Hannah], sons John & Daniel, four children of deceased son Nathaniel; daughters, Abigail wife of John Wheeler, Esther wife of John Sloss, Ann wife of Gideon Allen, Rebecca wife of Capt Samuel Sherwood, and Mary wife of Dr. James Laborie. All the children are said to be children of the first wife.

Sarah WARD and Nathaniel BURR had the following children:

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i.

Sarah BURR25 was born about 1662.

Sarah died young.

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ii.

Nathaniel BURR25 was born about 1664.

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iii.

Abigail BURR25 was born about 1668. She died on 7 February 1711/2 at the age of 44.

Abigail married 22 Mar 1692, to John Wheeler.

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iv.

John BURR25 was born about 1672.

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v.

Anna BURR25 was born about 1675. She died on 14 March 1747/8 at the age of 73.

Anna married 20 Jan 1696 to Gideon Allen.

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vi.

Daniel BURR25 was born about 1677.

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vii.

Esther BURR25 died in 1722.

Esther married (1) John Sloss and (2) by contract dated 3 May 1722, to Rev. Samuel Cooke.

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viii.

Rebecca BURR25 was born about 1681. She died on 16 May 1721 at the age of 40.

Rebecca married 30 Nov 1704 to Capt. Samuel Sherwood.

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ix.

Mary BURR (private).