08 April 2007

THE BURNETT FAMILY GENEALOGY.

 

Alexander Burnet of Leys. Married Janet Gardine.
Alexander Burnet of Leys. Married Agnes Lichtoun.
Alexander Burnet of Leys. Married first Janet Hamilton. Married second Marjory, dau of 6th Lord Forbes.
I. John Burnet of Leys. Born c.1515? Married Elizabeth Lumsden, second dau of John Lumsden, 4th of Cushnie.
A. Alexander Burnett of Leys. Born c.1535? Married his first cousin Catherine (Katherine) Arbuthnot (born c.1557?) dau of Robert Arbuthnot 1st of Fiddes (see Table B) and had six sons and three daughters:
1. Alexander Burnett of Leys, MP for Kincardine. Born 1560 per wdgordon (source unknown) but that is inconsistent with mother's supposed date of birth therefore born c.1574? Died 5 July 1619. Married Katherine Gordon, dau of Alexander Gordon of Lessmoir.
a. Sir Thomas Burnett, 1st Bt of Leys. Born c.1591? Died 1653. Married first Margaret Douglas.
i. Alexander Burnett. Born c. 1608? Dvp 1648. Married at Arbuthnott 25 October 1633 Jean Arbuthnot (see Table C) as her first wife. They had issue.
(A) Sir Alexander Burnett of Leys, 2nd Bt. Born c.1625? Dvp 1663. Married Elizabeth Auchtercoull, dau of Coutts Auchtercoull and had three sons and two daughters. She married second Sir David Ramsay of Balmain.
(1) Sir Thomas Burnett of Leys, 3rd Bt,  Born 1642? Married 1677 the Hon Margaret Arbuthnot (bap 3 May 1642, see Table D), died July 1744. They had twenty one children.
(B) Robert Burnett of Glenbervie. Married Katherine Douglas, dau of Sir William Douglas Bt of Glenbervie and had issue.
ii. Robert Burnett. Advocate.
iii. Jean (or Jane) Burnett. Married first 1632 Sir William Forbes of Monymusk, 2nd Bt
(A) Sir John Forbes of Monymusk, 3rd Bt, Married in Bervie, 2 June (proclaimed 14 April) 1659, the Hon Margaret Arbuthnot (see Table D). Baptized 3 May 1642.
Sir Thomas married second 1621 Jane, widow of Sir Simon Fraser of Inverallochy (3rd son of 6th Lord Lovat) and dau of Sir John Moncrieff of that Ilk.
iv. Elizabeth Burnett. first Sir Robert Douglas of Tilliwhilly. Married second Fullerton of  Kinnaber.
b. James Burnett of Craigmyle. Married Elizabeth Burnett, dau of Thomas Burnett of Craigmyle.
i. Jean Burnett. Married as his second wife Robert Arbuthnot (see Table B).
c. Robert Burnett, Baron Crimond (1661). Died 1661. Eminent lawyer. Married first Beatrix Maule (see Table B).
i. A daughter. Died young.
Robert married second Rachel Johnston, dau of James Johnston and sister of Sir Archibald Johnston, Lord Warriestoun.
ii. A son.
iii. Robert Burnett. Described as Tutor of Glenbervie. Married 1717 the Hon Anne Arbuthnot (see Table D).
iv. A daughter.
v. Gilbert Burnett, Bishop of Salisbury.
d. Helen Burnett. Married first 1617 John Allardyce of that Ilk. Married second Sir Robert Graham of Morphie.
e. Barbara Burnett. Married before 1607  Sir Robert Innes, 1st Bt.
f. Janet Burnett. Married first Alexander Skene of that Ilk. Married second Sir Alexander Comyn of Culter.
2. Janet Burnett. Born c.1562 per wdgordon (source unknown) but that is inconsistent with mother's supposed date of birth. On 10 February 1578/1579 when Janet was 16, she married Gilbert Keith of Auquhorsk.
3. Elizabeth Burnett. Born c.1564 per wdgordon (source unknown) but that is inconsistent with mother's supposed date of birth.
4. Margaret Burnett. Born c.1566 per wdgordon (source unknown) but that is inconsistent with mother's supposed date of birth.
5. Robert Burnett. Born c.1568 per wdgordon (source unknown) but that is inconsistent with mother's supposed date of birth.
6. Dr Thomas Burnett. Born 1570, died 1634 per wdgordon
7. Gilbert Burnett. Born c.1572 per wdgordon. Professor of Philosophy at the Universities of Basle and Montauban.
8. Duncan Burnett. Born c.1574 per wdgordon.
9. John Burnett. Born c.1576 per wdgordon.
II. Thomas Burnet. Parson of Methlick and commissary of Aberdeen
III. Andrew Burnet of Cowcardie. Had issue.
IV. William Burnet of Slowie. Had issue.
V. Alexander Burnet of Kynneskie. Had issue.
VI. Isabel Burnet. Born c.1530? Married 1555 Robert Arbuthnot, 1st of Fiddes (see Table B). Died before 30 July 1606. Sherriff- depute of Kincardineshire, 1587.
Duncan Burnet. Parson of Methlick and a Canon of Aberdeen.
How does this couple fit in?
Robert Burnett of Cowtown. Married contract dated 7 June 1682 Helen Arbuthnot (see Table C). Born 1657. She married, second, John Sandilands.


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