Susanna Burnett

Female1791–22 June 1860

Brief Life History of Susanna

When Susanna Burnett was born in 1791, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Burnett I, was 60 and her mother, Elizabeth Bishop, was 36. She married Woodson Burnett about 1814, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1860. She died on 22 June 1860, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Woodson Burnett
Susanna Burnett
Marriage: about 1814
Jefferson Reed Burnett
George Burnett
Nimrod Burnett
Luke Burnett
Elias Burnett
Susanna Burnett
John Woodson Burnett
Harriett Burnett
Elizabeth Ann Burnett
James Mattison Burnett
Caroline Burnett
Doctor Roland Burnett
Jane Burnett
Emily Burnett
Nancy Burnett

Sources (6)

  • Susan Burnett in household of Woodron Burnett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Susanna Burnett - birth-name: Susannah Burnett
  • Susan Burnett in entry for Elias Burnett, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1943"

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  • Marriage
    about 1814South Carolina, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1792 · Head Tax Law

    Age 1

    "In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."


    Age 21

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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