John Caldwell Burns

Brief Life History of John Caldwell

When John Caldwell Burns was born in 1627, his father, James Burns or Burne, was 37 and his mother, Helein Kilpatrick Lyoun Burns, was 44. He married Marie (Mary) J Liddell Burns (Burness) on 2 June 1664. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1684, at the age of 57.

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John Caldwell Burns
Marie (Mary) J Liddell Burns (Burness)
Marriage: 2 June 1664
Rev Dr. John H Burns
Helen Burns

Sources (4)

  • James Bornes, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Burn, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • James Burn in entry for Helen Burn, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Name Meaning

Scottish (central Scotland and northern England): habitational name from any of various places called formerly Burnis, Burnes, or Burnhouse (named with burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Kincardineshire, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, and possibly Argyll.

English and Scottish: variant either of Burn , with post-medieval excrescent -s, or of Barnes .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin (see Byrne ), with excrescent -s.

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

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