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BURNET, James Burgess of Aberdeen
(About 1625-)
MILL, Jannet
(About 1625-)
BURNET, Andrew Minister of St Nicholas, Reverend Mr
(1653-Before 1723)


Family Links

1. BURNETT, Margaret

2. REID, Elizabeth

BURNET, Andrew Minister of St Nicholas, Reverend Mr 2

  • Baptised: 1 September 1653, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): BURNETT, Margaret 1
  • Marriage (2): REID, Elizabeth on 14 October 1705
  • Died: Before 1723

   Another name for Andrew was BURNETT, Andrew.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Educated: Marischal College, Aberdeen.

2. Graduated, 1672.

3. M. D, 1685.

4. Admitted, 1686.

5. Deprived by Parliament: for not taking the oath, 1695. He was imprisoned four days and banished the country.

6. Trades petitioned: for his restoration, 1711.

7. Deposed by presbytery: for praying for the Chevalier, 1716.

Andrew married Margaret BURNETT, daughter of Sir Alexander BURNETT of Leys, 2nd Baronet and Elizabeth COUTTS.1 (Margaret BURNETT was born about 1660.)

  Marriage Notes:

(at Saint Nicholas parish Aberdeen in 1686)

"Andrew Burnett, son of James B., burgess of Aberdeen; educated at Marischal College; M.A. (1672); adm. in 1686; deprived by Parliament, 1st July 1695, for not taking the Oath to their Majesties, and for presenting and adhering to a Protestation against the Assembly's Committee of 17th April 1694 for the North. He was imprisoned four days and banished the country. When subsequently he took the Oaths, the Trades of Aberdeen petitioned the Magistrates in 1711 for his restoration, 'threatin if they did not, to enter him by force'; M.D. (1685); dep. by the Presb., 27th June 1716, for praying for the Chevalier during the Rising. Wodrow describes him as 'a very weak, empty, volage (volatile) man, of nae great parts of learning, and just made a tool of to disturb the established constitution.' He died before 1723. He marr. (1) Margaret, daugh. of Alexander Burnett of Leys, and widow of Alexander Burnett of Monboddo, and had issue Robert, born 1692, died before 1723 ; and others, born 1693, 1694, 1703 : (2) Elizabeth Reid, widow of Adam Maltman, merchant, Aberdeen. Publication The Spiritual Anatomy of Man (London, 1693). [The Burnetts of Leys, 76-8.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae 1

Andrew next married Elizabeth REID on 14 October 1705. (Elizabeth REID was born about 1650.)


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae by Hew Scott.

2 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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