Elizabeth Prentice

12 January 1827–2 November 1914 (Age 87)
Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Prentice was born on 12 January 1827, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, John Prentice, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Walker, was 31. She married John Mason Burnside on 15 February 1849, in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 2 November 1914, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mason Burnside
1826–1885
Elizabeth Prentice
1827–1914
Marriage: 15 February 1849
Elizabeth Burnside
1849–1929
William Burnside
1850–1908
John Burnside
1853–1874
Joseph Burnside
1854–1855
Grace Burnside
1856–1859
Marian Elizabeth Burnside
1858–1927
James Burnside
1860–1861
David Burnside
1862–1865
Jane Burnside
1864–1904
Thomas John Burnside
1866–1939
Helen Ellen Burnside
1868–1906
Agnes Burnside
1870–1945
George Burnside
1872–1888
Alexander L Burnside
1875–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1849Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (14)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 5
    The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 27
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English (East Anglia): from Middle English prentis, prentiz, a shortened form of apprentis ‘apprentice’ (Anglo-Norman French apprenti(e)z, prentiz, prentice, from Old French aprendre ‘to learn, to understand’, Latin appre(he)ndere ‘to understand, grasp’), denoting someone learning a craft or trade, but probably originating as a nickname in the case of the surname.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Prentiss
    Prentis

    Story Highlight

    Thoughts About My Father

    BOOK: History of John Mason Burnside by Henry Burnside son of Thomas LeRoy Burnside; Son of John Mason Burnside and Elizabeth Prentice "Thomas …

    Sources (36)

    • Elisabeth Burnside in household of John Burnside, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth Prentiss in entry for Marion Elizabeth Shelley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Burnside in household of John Bell, "United States Census, 1900"

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