Town of Newstead
Eldred Cemetery
Erie County, New York

Robert Burdick (1763 - 1841)
is buried in Eldred Pioneer Cemetery , Newstead, NY
with his wife and some of their descendants.
He served as a pvt. in the 2nd Hopkinton Co, Washington County, RI.
For a time he was heldas a prisoner on a British ship in NY harbor.
Following the war he continued in the military,
becoming Ensign & then Captain in his unit.
He served as well as Ensign in RI's 2nd company, 3rd Regiment.
I am also a descendant and recently was admitted to the DAR under his service.
Susan Merritt

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