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BURNETT, Alexander younger of Leys
(About 1611-1648)
(About 1620-)
BURNETT, Alexander of Leys, 2nd Baronet, Sir
(About 1635-1663)
COUTTS, Elizabeth
(About 1640-)
BURNETT, Margaret
(About 1660-)


Family Links

1. BURNET, Andrew Minister of St Nicholas, Reverend Mr

2. BURNETT, Alexander of Monboddo

BURNETT, Margaret

  • Born: About 1660
  • Marriage (1): BURNET, Andrew Minister of St Nicholas, Reverend Mr 1
  • Marriage (2): BURNETT, Alexander of Monboddo in 1686

   Another name for Margaret was BURNET, Margaret.2

Margaret married Reverend Mr Andrew BURNET Minister of St Nicholas, son of James BURNET Burgess of Aberdeen and Jannet MILL.1 (Reverend Mr Andrew BURNET Minister of St Nicholas was baptised on 1 September 1653 in Aberdeen, Scotland and died before 1723.)

  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

Margaret next married Alexander BURNETT of Monboddo, son of James BURNETT of Monboddo and Elizabeth IRVINE, in 1686. (Alexander BURNETT of Monboddo 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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