Grace Ann Burnett

13 April 1910–11 July 1994 (Age 84)
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Grace Ann

When Grace Ann Burnett was born on 13 April 1910, in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Robert Somerville Burnett, was 28 and her mother, Lillian May Torrens, was 21. She married James Torrens Linton on 19 April 1960. She died on 11 July 1994, in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bangalow, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Torrens Linton
Grace Ann Burnett
Marriage: 19 April 1960

Spouse and Children

19 April 1960

Parents and Siblings




    Catherine Ada Burnett



    Thomas Alfred Burnett


World Events (8)


Age 1

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 4

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 29

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Grace Ann Burnett - Published information: death: 11 July 1994; Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

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