Jean Burness

29 July 1744–
Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland

The Life of Jean

When Jean Burness was christened on 29 July 1744, in Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, David Burnes, was 23 and her mother, Jean Campbell, was 20.

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Family Time Line

David Burnes
1721–
Jean Campbell
1724–
Jean Burness
1744–
Janet Burness
1746–
Ann Burness
1747–
James Burness
1749–
David Burness
1751–
Alexander Burnes
1753–1841

Parents and Siblings

    David Burnes

    Male1721–Male

    Jean Campbell

    Female1724–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Burns 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Jean Burnies, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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