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Theodosia Burr (Mrs. Joseph Alston, 1783-1813)
John Vanderlyn (1775-1852)
Oil on canvas, 1802
New-York Historical Society
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell

Daughter of Aaron Burr, and wife of Joseph Alston, governor of South Carolina, Theodosia was her father's beloved confidante. Her son Aaron's death, and then months later her own, devastated Burr.


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King