Alexander Burnard, 1st Laird
Bef. 1324 -
Symon Burnard, 2nd Laird
William Burnard, 3rd Laird
Bef. 1378 - Bef. 1400
Robert Burnard, 4th Laird
Bef. 1391 -
John Burnet, 5th of Leys
Alexander Burnet, 6th of Leys
- Bef. 15 Jul 1505
- Bef. 1497
Alexander Burnet, 7th of Leys
- Bef. Oct 1529
Alexander Burnet, 8th of Leys
- Bef. 11 Feb 1525/26
Alexander Burnet, 9th of Leys
Abt. 1500 - 1574
Janet Hamilton, dau of Canon of Kincardine
- Bef. 1567
Alexander Burnet, 10th of Leys
Abt. 1521 - 1575
Alexander BURNET 11th of Leys
1540- Before May 1578
Dr. Thomas Burnet, M.A.
Abt. 1570 - Aft. 1634
+ Jane Foys
Abt. 1581 -
1 Alexander Burnet, 4th of Leys - was Deputy Sheriff of Kincardineshire and is believed to have fought for the King against the island rebels in one
of the bloodiest and most savage encounters in Scottish history (The Battle of Harlaw Hill in July 1411).
2 Alexander Burnet, 6th of Leys - was rewarded with Banchory as a free barony by fighting for James I (or III).
3 Elizabeth Forbes - 3rd great granddaughter of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland.
4 Alexander Burnet, 9th of Leys - he and his wife began the construction of Crathes Castle in 1553. In 1563 he fought for Mary, Queen of Scots, at the Battle of Corrichie.
5 Elizabeth Lumsden - direct descendent of James Stewart I, King of Scotland and also of Duncan I "the Gracious" King of Scotland
6 Alexander Burnet, 11th of Leys - When he died, Crathes Castle had been under construction for 25 years. 15 years later the castle was
completed by his son Alexander, 12th of Leys. According to his son Duncan, one of his ambitions was that his sons be men of learning and culture.
7 Katherine Arbuthnot - 1st cousin of her husband, and a direct descendent of Robert II, King of Scotland and Niall "of the nine hostages" King of Ireland
8 Thomas Burnet - attended Cambridge University and became a "Doctor of Physique"
and "physician of eminence" practicing in England.
Thomas Burnet of Southampton, LI
1612 - Dec 1684
+ Mary Cooper
Abt. 12 Aug 1621 - Aft. 26 Dec 1700
24 Oct 1711 - 4 Mar 1749/50
Henry Burnett, Jr.
+ Zeruiah Corwin
Abt. 1730-Abt. 1814
5 Oct 1763 - 23 Jan 1842
+ Nancy Halliday
1 Jul 1770 - 17 Feb 1853
bio [Underground Railroad], will
10 Apr 1801 - 28 Aug 1876
+ Nancy Jones
Dec 1801 - 29 May 1880
Brigadier-General Henry Lawrence Burnett
1 Thomas Burnet - was a doctor in Boston, then moved to Southampton LI, where he was a "Husbandman."
2 Samuel Burnet -
listed on the "Official Roster of the soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in the State of Ohio." Born in
New Jersey, Samuel Burnet became a fervent Baptist and moved to Ohio.
2 Henry Burnett, Sr. -
was a farmer, and a provided a station on the Underground Railroad.
The House of Burnett
Descendants of Thomas Burnet of Southampton LI