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Burnett Genealogy and Burnett Family History Information

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  • Burnett (1650 - 1750)
    Birth: 1650 in Ayrshire, Scotland Death: 1750 in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland Father: Robert Burnett Mother: Unknown Forbes Marriage: William Montgomery (1650-1721) on 8 Jan 1685 in Edinburgh, S...
  • Alexander Burnett, 11th of Leys (1540 - 1578)
    Date of birth has also been (erroneously?) reported to be 1529. When he died, Crathes Castle had been under construction for 25 years. 15 years later the castle was completed by his son Alexander, 12...
  • Arthur Crissy Burnett (1875 - 1960)
  • Carol Creighton Burnett
    Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer, dancer and writer. Burnett started her career in New York. After becoming a hit on Broadway, she made her telev...
  • Catherine Ann Burnett (1852 - 1932)

About the Burnett surname

In short, the name "Burnett" is thought to have derived from french Bernard, a wealthy frenchman who reloacted to Scottland, under Mary Queen of Scotts, and was granted large lands, castle and the works, changed name to Burnett and began the Burnett of Leys Clan (first historical record of Burnett name) attached is the historical link to a scottish history book of the Clan of Burnett and official Clan info for the American Burnett Clan and Official family history, ALL Burnett's are said to have originally decended from this James Ley (Bernard) Burnett Clan