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BURNET, Robert Minister of Rayne parish, Reverend Mr
(About 1636-1703)


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BURNET, Robert Minister of Rayne parish, Reverend Mr 1

  • Born: About 1636 1
  • Marriage (1): MIDDLETON, Janet after 24 September 1679 1 2
  • Died: 11 May 1703 1

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Robert married Janet MIDDLETON, daughter of Reverend Mr John MIDDLETON Minister of Rayne parish and Helen STRACHAN, after 24 September 1679.1 2 (Janet MIDDLETON was born about 1650 and died after 11 May 1703 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

(at Rayne in 1666)

"Robert Burnet, educated at King's College, Aberdeen; M.A. (1656); adm. before 18th Nov. 1666; died 11th May 1703, aged about 67. He marr. Janet Middleton, widow of Charles (Error: for 'Robert') Forbes; she survived him, and had issue William; Alexander, a Jesuit, born 1671[Aberdeenshire Poll-Book, i., 278 ; P. C. Dec., 25th Jan. 1704; Records of Scots Colleges, 68, 149.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae


If, as stated by volume 4 of
Fasti Ecclesiae, Robert Forbes, first husband of Janet Middleton, died in 1679, Alexander Burnet, son of her second husband, could hardly have been born in 1671. 1 2


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae vol. 6 Aberdeen & Moray by Hew Scott.

2 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae vol. 4 Argyll Perth and Stirling by Hew Scott (1923).

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