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  2. Theodosia Bartow Prevost - Wikipedia

    Theodosia Bartow Prevost. Theodosia Bartow Prevost (November 1746 – May 18, 1794), also known as Theodosia Bartow Burr, was an American Patriot. Raised by a widowed mother, she married British Army officer Jacques Marcus Prevost at age 17. After the American Revolution began, her own Patriot leanings led her to offer the use of her house, the ...

  3. Mother's Day 2022: A look at Bergen County's Theodosia Prevost

    A look at Bergen County's Theodosia Prevost, a mother with moxie. Theodosia Bartow Prevost was a mother with moxie. A mother of four by 25, Prevost had to be savvy when her first husband left ...

  4. Theodosia Burr | History of American Women

    After her husband’s death in 1781, 35-year-old Theodosia Prevost, with five children, married 25-year-old Aaron Burr. Childhood and Early Years. Theodosious Bartow died in a carriage accident in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, in 1746 at age 34, while his wife Ann was pregnant with their only child, Theodosia Bartow. For five years Ann raised ...

  5. The Tragic Death Of Aaron Burr's First Wife - Grunge

    Aaron Burr lost his first wife, Theodosia Bartow Prevost Burr, to cancer after she spent many years in pain and ill health. The couple had quite a scandalous start to their relationship. She was married to James (or Jacques, according to some sources) Marcus Prevost, a major in the British 60th Regiment when the two first met.

  6. The Courtship of Theodosia Bartow Prevost and Aaron Burr

    The facts prior to Theodosia Bartow Prevost’s association with Aaron Burr are known only in their starkness. Following the death of her father, Theodosius Bartow, in a carriage accident, her mother Anne Stillwell married Philip De Visme and had several children by him, half-siblings of Theodosia.

  7. Theodosia Burr Alston - Wikipedia

    Theodosia Burr Alston (June 21, 1783 – January 2 or 3, 1813) was an American socialite and the daughter of the third U.S. Vice President, Aaron Burr, and Theodosia Bartow Prevost. Her husband, Joseph Alston, was governor of South Carolina during the War of 1812. She was lost at sea at age 29.

  8. The Hermitage was home to Theodosia Bartow Prevost during the Revolutionary War, when she was married to British officer James Marcus Prevost. During the war, Theodosia was left to run the farm in the middle of a heavily contested area, and through her resourcefulness was able to protect her home when many others in the area were confiscated.

  9. Theodosia's Gamble: How the Wife of a British Officer Offered ...

    In the summer of 1778, Theodosia Bartow Prevost (1746-1794) was in a precarious position. Her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Jacques-Marc Prévost (also known as James Marcus) was serving in the British army in the colonial rebellion - a rebellion that would become known as the American Revolution.

  10. From Thomas Jefferson to John B. Prevost, 20 July 1804

    John Bartow Prevost (1766-1825) was born in New Jersey, the son of a Swiss-born British officer who died in 1779 and Theodosia Bartow Prevost, who in 1782 married Aaron Burr. When James Monroe was appointed minister to France in 1794, Burr recommended his stepson as secretary to the legation.

  11. Theodosia Stillwell Bartow (1746–1794) • FamilySearch

    When Theodosia Stillwell Bartow was born in 1746, in Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Rev. Theodosius Bartow, was 34 and her mother, Ann Sands Stillwell, was 32. She married Jacques Marcus Prevost on 28 July 1763, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States.