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BURNET, John 'Bonnie John', Merchant in Aberdeen
(About 1680-)


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1. GORDON, Katherine

BURNET, John 'Bonnie John', Merchant in Aberdeen 1 3 4

  • Born: About 1680
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, Katherine on 23 December 1714 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 1 2

   Another name for John was BURNETT, John Merchant and Bailie in Aberdeen.5

   User ID: B449.

John married Katherine GORDON, daughter of John GORDON younger, 2nd of Fechil and Rachel SANDILANDS, on 23 December 1714 in Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland.1 2 (Katherine GORDON was born about 1681.)

  Marriage Notes:

168/A 130 156

from Index of Marriages

Old Parish Registers
Saint Nicholas parish Aberdeen

"Aberdeen 13th. December 1714

December 11th. 1714 John Burnet merchant in Aberdeen and Katherine Gordon lawll: daughter to John Gordon of Fechill being contracted, and cautioner for the man James Catanach late Baillie in Aberdeen and for the woman Dr. John Gordon Physician payed 4 lib. Scots. [....]

Aberdeen January 3d.1715

December 23d. 1714 [....] The said day John Burnet and Katherine Gordon being also married privatly payed four lib. mony forsaid." 1 2


1 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Marriages.

2 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Saint Nicholas parish Aberdeen Marriages.

3 e-books, The Families of Moir and Byres by Andrew J. Mitchell Gill (1885).

4 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

5 Internet Site,

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