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John (of Stirth) Burn

Male Bef 1741 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John (of Stirth) Burn 
    Born Bef 1741 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I31858  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2016 

    Family 1 Janet (of Risk) Young,   b. Bef 1741,   d. 1749  (Age ~ 8 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1740/41  St Ninians, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jean Burn,   b. 1742,   bur. 2 Aug 1744, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     2. Rev. Dr. John Burns, DD,   b. 13 Feb 1743/44, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 February 1839
     3. Elizabeth Burn,   b. 1747,   bur. 14 Mar 1747/48, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F3386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Muschet 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F11467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A descendant of either Chrystie Burn in Westerton in Tillicoultrie, or Patrick Burne of Wester Tillicoultrie, both of whom held a feu of a 6th part of the farms between 1609 and 1620, one or both of which descended to John Burn.

      It should be noted that there is no such place as Stirth.
      He was of Airth.

      He as an assistant in the school of Airth at the time of his marriage.

      he was a writing master in the English School )in Stirling?) and than beame head of the school

      he moved to Glasgow after the death of his wife.