Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

Last night, I was looking for an interesting image to post for Wordless Wednesday. I ended up at Wyoming Newspaper Project: Discover the stories that formed Wyoming, through the Wyoming Newspaper Project. For the sheer volume of information they contain, newspapers are the single most important printed record of human activity. Historians, genealogists, and other …

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Scottish: patronymic formation (with Gaelic mac ‘son’), apparently from the Anglo-Norman surname Burnett ‘little brown-haired one’. More probably, it may be an altered form of McBurney. Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4 The above was obtained from eddenney152’s community page on My McBurnett line goes back to Daniel McBurnett, who …

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