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The main branch of the Scottish family of Burnessare descendants of Walter Burness, tenant of Bogjorgan in Glenbervie,Kincardineshire, who died there in 1670.Descendants of Walter Burness The first 4 generations descended from Walter.Descendants of James Burness a great-grandson of Walter, who was sub-tenant of Inches in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire.Descendants of Robert Burness a great-grandson of Walter, who was a wright in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire.Descendants of John Burness a great-grandson of Walter, who was a poet and author of "Thrummy Cap".Descendants of James Burness a great-grandson of Walter, and uncle of Robert Burns, who was a merchant in Montose, Angus.Descendants of Robert Burness a great-grandson of Walter, who was a gardener in England before returning to Scotland to live with his nephew Robert Burns.Descendants of Robert Burns the poet, a great-great-grandson of Walter, who usually signed his name "Robert Burness" until 1786.Descendants of Gilbert Burnsa great-great-grandson of Walter, and younger brother of the poet, whowas tenant of Mossgiel in Ayrshire and Dinning in Dumfriesshire, beforebecoming an estate factor in Haddington.Descendants of Isabella Burness a great-great-granddaughter of Walter, and sister of the poet, who married John Begg.Descendants of Elspet Burness a great-granddaughter of Walter, and aunt of the poet, who married John Caird.Descendants of Thomas Burness a great-grandson of Walter, who was a gardener at Harlington near London, England.Descendants of David Burnessa great-grandson of Walter, who succeeded his father as tenant ofBrawlinmuir in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, and later moved to becometenant of Boghead in Kintore, Aberdeenshire.Descendants of James Burness a great-grandson of Walter, who was tenant of Elfhill in Fetteresso, and later Midtown of Barras in Kinneff, Kincardineshire.

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