Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4
The above was obtained from eddenney152′s community page on Ancestry.com.
My McBurnett line goes back to Daniel McBurnett, who fought in the Revolutionary War and died in 1793 while serving as the wagoneer for a family traveling to Florida. He was killed when Indians attacked the wagon. The last of my McBurnett ancestors was my fraternal great-grandmother Dovie C McBurnett (1890-1969).