History of Clinton County reads:
Peter Burr was the son of Peter Burr, who was born October 21, 1727 and died January 20, 1795, and of Mary, his wife, who was born august 17, 1730. Judge Burr was born August 4, 1767. He was married in Londoun county, Va., February 19, 1790, to Hannah, only daughter of David Sewell, an immigrant to this country in 1793. His wife was born in 1769. Judge Burr was a Justice of the Peace in Warren County before the establishment of Clinton County. He was one of the two members of the House of Representatives from Warren County in the fourth and fifth session of the General Assemby, serving with Matthias Corwin on each occasion. After serving in the capacity of Associate Judge in Clinton County about three months, a vacancy occurred in the office of Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for the county, and he was appointed to fill it, first by a pro tem appointment, June 21, 1810 and afterward for the full term of seven years June 4, 1811. In 1814, he was elected Clerk of the Supreme Count. He died holding both these offices. Judge Burr had not hte qualification for the office of Clerk. He wrote a poor hand and was wholly unacquainted with the substance and forms of the simplest legal entry. He was a surveyor and was often appointed by the County Commissioners to surevey the proposed routes for new roads. In 1811, he acquired an interest in Lot No. 28, northwest corner of Main and Mulberry streets in Wilmington. Out of this purchase grew a suit in court, which had not terminated at the time of his death. The names of his children were Hannah, Ezra, David, Elizabeth, Abigail and John, all of whom rae now dead. Judge Burr died August 8, 1816.
Elsewhere in the book, it says one of his daughters married Samuel Harden, son of Thomas Harden and had one child, Peter, "an eccentric character" according to the book.
Elsewhere in the book, it says Peter's sister Sarah Burr married William Biggs.
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