Benjamin N Burnett

Male1842–6 August 1873

Brief Life History of Benjamin N

When Benjamin N Burnett was born in 1842, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, his father, Vardeman Burnett, was 28 and his mother, Susanna Mayes, was 24. He married Anna King on 21 February 1870, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 6 August 1873, in his hometown, at the age of 31.

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Benjamin N Burnett
Anna King
Marriage: 21 February 1870
Cora Gee Burnett
Granville Burnett

Sources (12)

  • Benjamin Burnet in household of Susan Burnet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjiman N Burnette, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Benjamin M. Burnett in entry for Cera G. Herring, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1870Monroe, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 8

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


    Age 19

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Tyrone and Antrim): descriptive nickname of Norman origin, from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown ), or possibly in some instances a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of burnete, a high quality woolen cloth, originally dark brown in color.

    Probably also an altered form of English Barnett .

    In some cases also an altered form of French Burnet ; compare Burnette .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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