James Henry Burnett

Male1 December 1827–10 February 1901

Brief Life History of James Henry

When James Henry Burnett was born on 1 December 1827, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Isaac Burnett, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Hurt, was 33. He married Susanah Tuggle on 16 January 1856, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 February 1901, in Oxford, Sumner, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oxford, Sumner, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Burnett
1827–1901
Susanah Tuggle
1834–1933
Marriage: 16 January 1856
Thomas A Burnett
1856–1920
Elizabeth Burnett
1860–1862
William Burnett
1861–1862
Martha Burnett
1863–
Jeremiah Burnett
1865–1885
George Washington Burnett
1868–
Nancy Burnett
1870–1874

Sources (8)

  • James H Burnett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Burnett, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • James H. Burnett, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1856Wayne, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 3

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 23

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Tyrone and Antrim): descriptive nickname of Norman origin, from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ (see Brown ), or possibly in some instances a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of burnete, a high quality woolen cloth, originally dark brown in color.

    Probably also an altered form of English Barnett .

    In some cases also an altered form of French Burnet ; compare Burnette .

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

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