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  • ID: I6472
  • Name: Jean or Janet Burnett
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1604
  • Death: ?harvest 1688? in Crathes, Aberdeenshire 1
  • Occupation: "a lady of uncommon conduct and frugality."
  • Note: 2

    Jean, daughter of Alexander Burnett of Leys, eldest son and apparent heir of Sir Thomas Burnett.
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    Jean Burnett aforesaid wife to John Skene of that ilk built the new midle part of the house of Skene in her widowhood and put the roof upon the old tower.
    Jean Burnett mother of the above writtin children grandaunt to the present Sir Al. Burnett of Leyes wife to John Skene of that ilk died at Crathes in harvest 1688 somewhat more than eight years after her husband's death.
    (Memorials of the family of Skene of Skene: from the family papers, ...)
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  • Change Date: 25 MAR 2011



    Father: Alexander Burnett b: ABT 1611
    Mother: Jean Arbuthnot b: 19 JUL 1619

    Marriage 1 John Skene
    • Married: ABT 2 SEP 1661 in Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    • Note: Contract date
    Children
    1. Has Children Alexander ?The Wizard Laird? Skene b: 1663
    2. Has Children George Skene b: 2 MAY 1666

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Memorials of the Family of Skene of Skene
      Author: William Forbes Skene
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1887
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Aberdeenshire Valuation Roll 1667
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1933
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