Robert Burnside

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Burnside was born on 6 May 1747, his father, Robert Burnside, was 39 and his mother, Jane Margaret Cochran, was 33.

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Robert Burnside
1707–
Jane Margaret Cochran
1715–
Thomas Burnside
1737–
John Burnside
1738–
Robert Burnside
1740–
Jean Burnside
1742–
Janet Burnside
1743–
John Burnside
1745–
Robert Burnside
1747–
Margaret Burnside
1748–
Robert Burnside
1750–1850
David Burnside
1752–
James Burnside
1756–

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    1815

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1823

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central Scotland) and Irish (Ulster): habitational name from one of the many places so named (from burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Lanarkshire and West Lothian.

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

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