William Burness1

#961, b. circa 1688
     William Burness is estimated to have been born circa 1688 in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was the son of James Burness and Margaret Falconer.1,2 He married Margaret Webster.3

Children of William Burness and Margaret Webster

Citations

  1. James Burnes, Notes on his Name and Family.
  2. Rev. Charles Rogers, Genealogical Memoirs of the Family of Robert Burns and of the Scottish House of Burnes.
  3. Lawrence Ruxton Burness, e-mail to John George Burness.

George Burness1

#962, b. circa 1695, d. August 1752
     George Burness is estimated to have been born circa 1695 in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was the son of James Burness and Margaret Falconer.1,2 He married Elspet Masson.3 He died in August 1752 in Elfhill, Fetteresso, Kincardineshire, Scotland.4,3

Children of George Burness and Elspet Masson

Citations

  1. James Burnes, Notes on his Name and Family.
  2. Rev. Charles Rogers, Genealogical Memoirs of the Family of Robert Burns and of the Scottish House of Burnes.
  3. William Alexander Macnaughton. "Notes Concerning the Burns Family in Kincardineshire", The Aberdeen University Review Volume V (1918).
  4. Lawrence Ruxton Burness, Burness Family Tree.
  5. OPR Fetteresso.

James Burness

#963, b. circa 1690, d. 3 April 1778
     James Burness was born circa 1690 in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Burness and Margaret Falconer.1,2 He married (?) Christie.2 He married Margaret Beattie, daughter of James Beattie and Magdalene Burnet, on 5 August 1736 in Fordoun, Kincardineshire, Scotland.3,2 He died on 3 April 1778 in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland.4 He was buried in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland.4

Children of James Burness and (?) Christie

Children of James Burness and Margaret Beattie

Citations

  1. James Burnes, Notes on his Name and Family.
  2. Rev. Charles Rogers, Genealogical Memoirs of the Family of Robert Burns and of the Scottish House of Burnes.
  3. OPR Fordoun.
  4. Alison Mitchell, editor, Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions: An Index for Kincardineshire (The Mearns).
  5. OPR Glenbervie.

Elspet Burness1

#964, b. 18 August 1725
     Elspet Burness was baptized on 18 August 1725 in Clochnahill, Dunnottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Robert Burness and Isabella Keith.1,2 She married John Caird on 29 August 1752 in Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire, Scotland.3

Children of Elspet Burness and John Caird

Citations

  1. OPR Dunnottar.
  2. Rev. Charles Rogers, The Book of Robert Burns.
  3. OPR Arbuthnott.

Isabella Keith1

#965, b. circa 1695
     Isabella Keith is estimated to have been born circa 1695 in Upper Criggie, Dunnottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander Keith.1 She married Robert Burness, son of James Burness and Margaret Falconer, in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland.1

Children of Isabella Keith and Robert Burness

Citations

  1. Rev. Charles Rogers, The Book of Robert Burns.

John Burness

#966, b. 12 July 1769, d. 28 October 1785
     John Burness was born on 12 July 1769 in Mount Oliphant, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Burness and Agnes Brown.1 He was baptized on 21 July 1769 in Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland.1 He died on 28 October 1785 in Mossgiel, Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland, at age 16.2 He was buried in Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland.2

Citations

  1. OPR Ayr.
  2. Peter J. Westwood, Robert Burns Who's Who.

Jane Emma Burns1

#967, b. 1824, d. 24 September 1916
     Jane Emma Burns was born in 1824 in Kingsland, Hackney, Middlesex, England.1 She was the daughter of Robert Burns and Emma Bland.1,2,3 She was baptized on 20 October 1824 in Hackney, Middlesex, England.1 She married Thomas Brown, son of Charles Brown and Margaret Ferguson, on 9 November 1857 in English Street, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.2,3 She died on 24 September 1916 in 191 High Street, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.3

Children of Jane Emma Burns and Thomas Brown

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, London Births and Baptisms 1813-1906.
  2. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  3. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  4. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  5. 1861 Scottish Census, Dumfriesshire.
  6. 1871 Canadian Census, Ontario.
  7. 1881 Scottish Census, Dumfriesshire.
  8. 1891 Scottish Census, Dumfriesshire.
  9. 1901 Scottish Census, Dumfriesshire.
  10. 1911 Scottish Census, Dumfriesshire.

Agnes Smith1

#968, b. 3 June 1790, d. 15 April 1864
     Agnes Smith was born on 3 June 1790 in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2 She was the daughter of William Smith and Nicholas MacKay.3 She was baptized on 12 June 1790 in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2 She married David Burness, son of David Burness and Katherine Milne, on 25 June 1825 in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,3 She died on 15 April 1864 in Oyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 73.3

Children of Agnes Smith and David Burness

Citations

  1. OPR Kintore.
  2. FamilySearch, Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950.
  3. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  4. OPR Peterculter.
  5. 1841 Scottish Census, Aberdeenshire.
  6. 1851 Scottish Census, Aberdeenshire.
  7. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.

John Burness1

#969, b. 15 April 1826, d. 21 February 1839
     John Burness was born on 15 April 1826 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Burness and Mary Smith.1 He died on 21 February 1839 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 12.2 He was buried on 27 February 1839 in St. Nicholas Churchyard, Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2,1

Citations

  1. OPR Aberdeen St Nicholas.
  2. Gravestone Inscriptions of St Nicholas Kirkyard, Aberdeen.

Mary Smith1

#970, b. circa 1803, d. 30 October 1873
     Mary Smith was born circa 1803 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2,3 She was the daughter of James Smith and Elizabeth Fullarton.1,4 She married Alexander Burness, son of David Burness and Katherine Milne, on 1 May 1823 in home of bride's father, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,4 She died on 30 October 1873 in 10 Albyn Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.4 She was buried in St. Nicholas Churchyard, Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.5

Children of Mary Smith and Alexander Burness

Citations

  1. OPR Aberdeen St Nicholas.
  2. 1851 Scottish Census, Aberdeenshire.
  3. 1861 Scottish Census, Aberdeenshire.
  4. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  5. Gravestone Inscriptions of St Nicholas Kirkyard, Aberdeen.
  6. 1841 Scottish Census, Aberdeenshire.