Elisabeth Burnett

1 June 1613–1653 (Age 39)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Burnett was born on 1 June 1613, in London, Middlesex, England, her father, Rolf Ralph Burnet, was 44 and her mother, Magdalen Clarke, was 40. She married William Cockcroft Sr. in 1630, in London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1653, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

William Cockcroft Sr.
Elisabeth Burnett
Marriage: 1630
William Cockroft
Susannah Cockcroft
Mary Cockcroft
Sarah Elizabeth Cockroft
Relation Cockcroft
Magdalen Cockroft

Spouse and Children

London, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 7

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

Age 11

The Dutch conquered Salvador, Brazil.

Age 29

Curacao became a colony of the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Burnett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Burnett -
  • Descendants of Thomas Hancocke from Abt 1525

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