Elizabeth Burnet

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Burnet was born from 1757 to 1758, in Madison Borough, Morris, New Jersey, United States, her father, James Burnett, was 38 and her mother, Ruth Halsey, was 37. She married Elias Bruen in 1777, in Madison Borough, Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 13 March 1834, in her hometown, and was buried in Madison Borough, Morris, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Bruen
1748–1806
Elizabeth Burnet
1757–1834
Marriage: 1777
David Bruen
1770–1848
William Bruen
1778–
Harriet Bruen
1782–1782
Juliet Bruen
1783–1833
Harriet Bruen
1785–1828
Preston Bruen
1788–1822
James Bruen
1790–
Phebe Wood Bruen
1792–1873
Lucinda Bruen
1794–1872
Sylvester Bruen
1796–1821
Albert Bruen
1799–1799
Ira Bruen
1805–1872

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Burnet Bruen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Bruen in entry for Canarodore D. Hamlin and Martha T. Bruen, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Elizabeth Bruen in entry for Ira Gen...ng, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

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World Events (8)

1775

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1780

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

Scottish (central and eastern Scotland): variant of Burnett .

French: status name or topographic name from a shortened derivative of Buron ‘hut, cottage’.

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

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