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Jeremiah Burnett, II
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Birth: 1740
Death: 1816
Wayne County
Kentucky, USA

Jeremiah II was the son of Jeremiah I . He was the grandson of John Burnett and Amy Gatewood. John died in Essex County, Virginia. Jeremiah II was born in Maryland or Virgina. It is thought that he died at the home of his son-in-law and daughter James and Ursala Hurt on Turkey Creek before July 1816. (If he is placed in the wrong cemetery he can be easily moved to the correct one.)

Jeremiah II first wife is unknown. His second wife was Rosa. Her last name was unknown but she was called Rosa Silvers.

Jeremiah Burnett III (Please note that this son has an incorrect tombstone.)
William Burnett
Obadiah Burnett
Isham R. Burnett
Elizabeth Burnett married Thomas Small
Nancy Burnett married John Davenport
Moses Burnett
Frances "Fanny" Burnett married Matthew Morrow
Roland Burnett
Reuben Burnett
Mary Burnett married Richard Nowlin
Matilda Burnett married William Sloan
Mildred Burnett married Joseph Hurt, JR

by Rosa Silvers:
Isaac Burnett
Ursula Burnett married James Hurt
Martha "Patsy" Burnett married William Denney
James Peter Burnett

From June Bork:
"On December 26, 1776, Jeremiah (II) and his brother John enlisted from Amherst County, Virginia to serve a six month tour in the Revolutionary War. He was shown as a private in the 10th Virginia Regulars of Foot Soldiers under Capt. James Franklin. The Company Muster Roll of 31 May 1777 shows that he and his brother John had deserted the army two months earlier on March 15, 1777."
(From Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny, "Amherst County, Virginia in Revolutionary War."

Jeremiah II was in Pittsylvania Co, VA on 10 Oct 1777 where he signed the Oath of Allegiance to the United States. In 1776/7, Henry Co was formed out of Pittsylvania Co. Tax records reveal he was then in Henry Co in 1779.

In March 1781, he was listed as a soldier who left from Henry County as a militia-man who marched to the assistance of General Green at Guilford Court House Battle, fought March 11, 1781.

The same year, Jeremiah filed a public service claim for furnishing 39 pounds of bacon and supplies of food to the Henry County Court House where the Hospital was set up for the wounded soldiers. He is called a Patriot and descendants are eligible to join Daughters/Sons of the American Revolution.

1791 Patrick Co, VA - Permit granted Jeremiah Burnett (II) for the operation of an Ordinary (Deed Book I, page 83). [An ordinary was a tavern; he was a Scotsman and made brew].
(Lela C. Adams, "Patrick Co., VA Abstracts of Order Book No. O, 1791-1800.")
Family links: 
  Jeremiah Burnett (1718 - ____)
  Martha Patsy Burnett Denney*
  Jeremiah Burnett (1749 - 1848)*
  John Burnett (1761 - 1827)*
  Obediah Burnett (1764 - 1838)*
  Isham Richard Burnett (1766 - 1856)*
  William Burnett (1766 - 1860)*
  Roland Burnett (1773 - 1858)*
  Reuben Burnett (1774 - ____)*
  Isaac Burnett (1782 - 1854)*
  Isaac Burnett (1782 - 1854)*
  Ursula Burnett Hurt (1789 - ____)*
  James Peter Burnett (1795 - 1873)*
  Jeremiah Burnett (1740 - 1816)
  John Harrison Burnett (1750 - 1778)*
*Calculated relationship
Upper Turkey Creek Cemetery
Wayne County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: L. Burnett
Record added: Aug 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75160785
Jeremiah Burnett, II
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My 4th Grand Father by way of my 3rd Grandparents William & Matilda Burnett Sloan of Wayne Co. Ky.
- Kathy Hill Dorn
 Added: Jan. 28, 2015
Confirmed by DNA rest in peace 5th great grandfather
- Deborah (Baxter) Fink
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014
"Rest In Peace" from your great great granddaughter. June Baldwin Bork
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014
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