Jean Burness

29 July 1744–
Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland

The Life Summary 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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David Burnes
Jean Campbell
Jean Burness
Janet Burness
Ann Burness
James Burness
David Burness
Alexander Burnes

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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.
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Burns 2.

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

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Sources (1)

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

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