Edward John Burnett

22 November 1904–25 July 1985 (Age 80)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Edward John

When Edward John Burnett was born on 22 November 1904, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, his father, Abraham J. Burnett, was 38 and his mother, Mary E Pennington, was 37. He married Oda Burnett on 19 June 1927, in Clay, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Gamaliel, Monroe, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years. He died on 25 July 1985, at the age of 80, and was buried in Flippin, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward John Burnett
Oda Burnett
Marriage: 19 June 1927
Bobbie Lewis Burnett

Spouse and Children

19 June 1927
Clay, Tennessee, United States


    Bobbie Lewis Burnett


Parents and Siblings

    Abraham J. Burnett


    Mary E Pennington




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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 22

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Burnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Burnett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Burnett in household of A J Burnett, "United States Census, 1910"

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