Judith Amelia Burnette

Brief Life History of Judith Amelia

When Judith Amelia Burnette was born on 15 January 1837, in Hanover, Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Burnett Jr., was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitefield Hill, was 25. She married William Joseph Alexander about 1860, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in St. Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Henry District, Hanover, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 4 February 1915, in Hanover, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Alexanders Corner, Hanover, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Alexander
Judith Amelia Burnette
Marriage: about 1860
Leroy M Alexander
Orlando Owen Alexander
Claude Alphine Alexander
Evander S Alexander
Eva S. Alexander
Haddon Christopher Alexander
Christianna Liniel Alexander
William Ritchie Alexander
Mary E. Alexander
Eulalia V. Alexander
Mary L Alexander
Willard Monroe Alexander
Gertrude Clementia Alexander

Sources (57)

  • Judie A Alexander in household of Wm J Alexander, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Judith E Alexander, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Judy Alexander, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: altered form of Burnett .

Altered form of French Burnet , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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