Isabella Burns

1690–31 July 1749 (Age 59)
Ulster, Ireland

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Burns was born in 1690, in Ulster, Ireland, her father, Andrew Burns, was 36 and her mother, Marion Beig, was 28. She married George Boyd II in 1707, in County Antrim, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 31 July 1749, in Colonial, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

George Boyd II
1691–1731
Isabella Burns
1690–1749
Marriage: 1707
John Boyd I
1712–1757
James Boyd
1713–1771
George Boyd III
1715–1763
Robert C Boyd
1716–1783
Isabella Boyd
1718–1757
Andrew Boyd
1719–
Frances Boyd
1722–1789

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1707
County Antrim, Ireland
children

(7)

    Male1712–1757Male

    Male1713–1771Male

    George Boyd III

    Male1715–1763Male

    Male1716–1783Male

    Isabella Boyd

    Female1718–1757Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Janett Burn

    Female1683–Female

    Agnes Burn

    Female1685–Female

    Aelisone Burn

    Female1687–Female

    Alisone Burn

    Female1687–Female

    Robert Burn

    Male1689–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1690

Age 0

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.
1692

Age 2

Exclusion of Catholics from Parliament and all professions.
1714

Age 24

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or streams, from the Middle English nominative plural or genitive singular of burn ( see Bourne ).2 Scottish: variant of Burnhouse, habitational name from a place named with burn ‘stream’ + house ‘house’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin ( see Byrne ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isabell Burn in entry for Andrew Boyd, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Isabell Burn in entry for Andrew Boyd, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Isobell Burns, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"

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