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Robert Alexander Burns

Male 1905 - 1972  (67 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Alexander Burns was born 20 Jan 1905, Blenheim, New Zealand (son of Archibald Douglas Burns and Margaret Mary Direen); died 15 Nov 1972, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 17 Nov 1972, Andersons Bay Cemetary, Dunedin, Nz.

    Robert married Freda Kathleen Fanning 15 Feb 1933, St Francis DE Sales Church, Island Bay, Wellington. Freda was born 9 Nov 1907, Christchurch, Nz; died 9 Aug 1989, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 12 Aug 1989, Andersons Bay Cemetary, Dunedin, Nz. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Ian Robert Burns was born 7 Apr 1934, Wellington; died 14 Apr 1953, Wellington, New Zealand.
    2. M.T. Burns
    3. C.A. Burns
    4. M. Burns

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Archibald Douglas Burns was born 1860, Dunedin, Nz (son of Dr. Robert Burns and Elizabeth Campbell Douglas); died Yes, date unknown.

    Archibald married Margaret Mary Direen 9 Dec 1895, Auckland, New Zealand. Margaret was born Abt 1864, Kilkenny, Ireland; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Margaret Mary Direen was born Abt 1864, Kilkenny, Ireland; died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. J. Burns
    2. C. Burns
    3. Sir Charles Ritchie Burns was born 27 May 1898; died 8 Feb 1985, Auckland, New Zealand.
    4. Archibald Douglas Burns was born Aft 1899; died 1981, Auckland, New Zealand.
    5. 1. Robert Alexander Burns was born 20 Jan 1905, Blenheim, New Zealand; died 15 Nov 1972, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 17 Nov 1972, Andersons Bay Cemetary, Dunedin, Nz.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Dr. Robert Burns was born 2 Feb 1834, Edinburgh, Scotland (son of William Burn and Margaret Ritchie); died 9 Apr 1907, Dunedin, New Zealand.

    Robert married Elizabeth Campbell Douglas 5 Dec 1859, Dunedin, New Zealand. Elizabeth (daughter of Archibald Douglas and Caroline Montague Scott Prentice) was born 8 Nov 1836, Edinburgh, Scotland; was christened 29 Jan 1837, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh; died 13 Sep 1912, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 16 Sep 1912, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Campbell Douglas was born 8 Nov 1836, Edinburgh, Scotland; was christened 29 Jan 1837, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh (daughter of Archibald Douglas and Caroline Montague Scott Prentice); died 13 Sep 1912, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 16 Sep 1912, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    Children:
    1. 2. Archibald Douglas Burns was born 1860, Dunedin, Nz; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. John Grierson Burns was born Abt 1860; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Charles Robert Burns was born Abt 1860; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Margaret Ritchie Burns was born Abt 1860; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. William Burns was born 1864, Dunedin, Nz; died 14 Mar 1889, Dunedin, Nz.
    6. James Drummond Burns was born 1866, Dunedin, New Zealand; died 31 Oct 1930, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 2 Nov 1930, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    7. Christina Burns was born Abt 1867, Prob Dunedin, Nz; died 27 Jul 1953, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 29 Jul 1953, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    8. Maggie Ritchie Burns was born 1867, Dunedin, Nz; died 12 Nov 1900, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 14 Nov 1900, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    9. Caroline Douglas Burns was born 1869, Dunedin, Nz; died 24 Sep 1918, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 26 Sep 1918, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    10. Norman Cupples Burns was born Abt 1871; died 11 Nov 1909, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 13 Nov 1909, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    11. John Griervon Burns was born Abt 1873; died 1 Aug 1900, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 1 Aug 1900, Age 26 - Lot 14, Block 51..


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Burn was born 4 Feb 1781, Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland (son of James Burn and Christian Drummond); died Bef 1871, Prob Bef 1792.

    William married Margaret Ritchie 30 Apr 1822, Edinburgh, Scotland. Margaret (daughter of Alexander Ritchie and Isabel Duncan) was born 5 Feb 1797, Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland; died 4 May 1874, Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Margaret Ritchie was born 5 Feb 1797, Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland (daughter of Alexander Ritchie and Isabel Duncan); died 4 May 1874, Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Children:
    1. Reverend James Drummond Burns, Reverend was born 18 Feb 1823, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 27 Nov 1864, Mentone, France; was buried , Highgate Cemetery, London, England.
    2. William Burns was born 13 Dec 1824, Edinburgh, Scotland; died Bef 1841, Prob Edinburgh.
    3. Alexander Burns was born 3 Oct 1826, Edinburgh, Scotland; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. William Burns was born 3 Jul 1828, Edinburgh, Scotland; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Margaret Henderson Burns was born 25 Apr 1830, Edinburgh, Scotland; died Bef 1841, Prob Edinburgh.
    6. Christina Burns was born 14 Mar 1832, Edinburgh, Scotland; died Aft 1871, Prob Edinburgh.
    7. 4. Dr. Robert Burns was born 2 Feb 1834, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 9 Apr 1907, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    8. Margaret Burns was born Abt 1840, Edinburgh, Scotland; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 10.  Archibald Douglas was born 14 Sep 1802, Sandown, Barracks, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England (son of Major James Douglas and Janet Torry); died 3 Jul 1857, Edinburgh, Scotland; was buried 6 Jul 1857, Dalry Cemetery, Edinburgh.

    Archibald married Caroline Montague Scott Prentice 9 Apr 1833. Caroline (daughter of Capt Ebeneezer Prentice) died 10 Nov 1886, Mossgiel, New Zealand. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Caroline Montague Scott Prentice (daughter of Capt Ebeneezer Prentice); died 10 Nov 1886, Mossgiel, New Zealand.
    Children:
    1. John Torry Douglas was born 6 Feb 1835, 34 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh; died 23 Dec 1887, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    2. 5. Elizabeth Campbell Douglas was born 8 Nov 1836, Edinburgh, Scotland; was christened 29 Jan 1837, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh; died 13 Sep 1912, Dunedin, Nz; was buried 16 Sep 1912, Northern Cemetary, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    3. Ann Jean Dunn Douglas was born 4 Jan 1839; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Margaret Antoinette Douglas was born 30 Jan 1842; died 17 Jul 1909, Mossgiel, New Zealand.
    5. Caroline Douglas was born 13 Mar 1845; died 23 Jun 1915, Mossgiel, New Zealand.
    6. Helen Bryden Douglas was born 21 Jun 1849; died Yes, date unknown.
    7. Janet Torry Douglas was born 22 Dec 1851; died Yes, date unknown.