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Andrew Burnet

Andrew Burnet

Male 1824 - 1903  (78 years)

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  • Name Andrew Burnet  [1
    Born 1 Aug 1824  Peebleshire, Traquair, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1903  Ont. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2980  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Arthur Burnet,   b. 2 Apr 1799, Parish of Inverlathan, in or near Peebles (county of Peebles) Croslee, Ettrick, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1881, (8:45 am) Galt, Ont. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Laing,   b. 1802, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1852, Cambridge, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Dec 1821  Yarrow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • [johnston2.FTW]

      came to Canada in Aug 1831 - ship Brig "Zealous"

      took up land in Branchton lot 6 concession 6 ($144.00)

      Farm later named Springbank Farm

      In 1834 Township of Dumphries Assessment Roll

      Arthur Burnet 6 family members (2 males under 16, 1 over, 2 females
      under 16, 1 over)

      33 acres improved land

      1 horse

      4 oxen

      2 cows

      9 swine

      6 sheep

      20 acres of wheat
    Family ID F1476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Park,   b. 1824,   d. 23 Feb 1909, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1853  Fergus, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • [johnston2.FTW]

      married by Rev Smiley
    Children 
     1. Jessie Burnet,   b. Abt 1860  [natural]
     2. Maggie Laing Burnet,   b. Jun 1853, Ont. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1891, North Dumphries, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     3. Archie (Archibald) Burnet,   b. 25 Nov 1856, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1876, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
     4. Arthur Burnet,   b. 19 Nov 1861, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Nellie (Helen Jane) Burnet,   b. 1864, Branchton, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1930, Blenheim, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F1502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [johnston2.FTW]

      babtised by Mr. Cambell

      became quite sick during the voyage to Canada.

      of Branchton at time of marriage

      The Church in Branchton was built in 1859 by Andrew Burnet for $600

      land purchased for $50

      local residents carried out the labour

      listed in 1871 census as a farmer

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] johnston2.FTW.
      Date of Import: 24 Oct 1999