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The Maternal Ancestors of Robert Burns

 

Kirkoswald Cemetery where several of Robert Burns's Maternal Ancestors are Buried

 

 

Descendants of John Brown   

Generation No. 1 

 

 JOHN BROWN was born Abt. 1665.  He married JANNET MCGREN 24 December, 1695 in Kirkoswald.    

Children of JOHN BROWN and JANNET MCGREN are:

     i.     JANNET BROWN, b. June 1702; d. Bef. 1709 Baptism: 7 June, 1702, Kirkoswald 

     ii.     AGNES BROWN, b. March 1705 Baptism: 18 March, 1705, Kirkoswald 

     iii.    GILBERT BROWN, b. 1708, Kirkoswald; d. 31 October, 1774.

     iv.    JANNET BROWN, b. August 1709, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 28 August, 1709, Kirkoswald 

      v.    JAMES BROWN, b. January 1712 Baptism: 6 January, 1712, Kirkoswald 

 

Generation No. 2 

 

GILBERT BROWN was born 1708 in Kirkoswald, and died 31 October, 1774.  He married (1) MARGARET BLAIN.  He married (2) AGNES RAINIE 3 June, 1731 in Kirkoswald, daughter of WILLIAM RAINIE.  He married (3) CATHARINE MOAT 16 April, 1765 in Kirkoswald.     

Children of GILBERT BROWN and MARGARET BLAIN are:

     i.    ANDREW BROWN, b. October 1745, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 27 October, 1745, Kirkoswald 

     ii.   HUGH BROWN, b. August 1747, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 23 August, 1747, Kirkoswald 

     iii.  JEAN BROWN, b. January 1750, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 10 January, 1750, Kirkoswald     

 

Children of GILBERT BROWN and AGNES RAINIE are:

     iv.  AGNES BROWN, b. 17 March, 1733, Culzean; d. 14 January, 1820, Grant's Brae, Haddington; m. WILLIAM BURNESS, 15 December, 1757, Ayr.  1750, Moved to Ayrshire where worked as gardiner to the Laird of Fairlie in Dundonald  Bet. 1752 - 1754, Gardener near Maybole  1754, Gardener to John Crawford at Doonside near Alloway. 1786, Head gardener to William Ferguson at Doonholm. 4 sons and 3 daughters May 1766, Moved to Mount Oliphant as tenant farmer. 1777, Moved to Lochlea in Tarbolton (7 year lease) 

     v.     JANNET BROWN, b. 24 February, 1734, Kirkoswald.

     vi.     JOHN BROWN, b. 26 September, 1736, Kirkoswald.

     vii.    SAMUAL BROWN, b. 18 February, 1738, Kirkoswald; m. MARGARET NIVEN.

     viii.    DAVID BROWN, b. 10 May, 1741, Kirkoswald.   

 

Children of GILBERT BROWN and CATHARINE MOAT are:

     ix.      MARGARET BROWN, b. January 1766, Kirkoswald.  More About MARGARET BROWN: Baptism: 28 January, 1766, Kirkoswald 

     x.       JAMES BROWN, b. August 1768, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 25 August, 1768, Kirkoswald 

     xi.       CHRISTIAN BROWN, b. January 1771, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 31 January, 1771, Kirkoswald 

     xii.      HELEN BROWN, b. May 1772, Kirkoswald.  Baptism: 16 May, 1772, Kirkoswald  

 

 

   

 

 

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