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Descendants of

Stephen Burnett
and
"Ellen"
Vestina (Burnett-Hammons) Burnett

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Stephen Burnett
son of
Jefferson "Jeff" Bowling ~&~ Frances "Frankie" Burnett
grandson of William &Martha "Patsy"(Burnett) Burnett
[Not yet determined what connection, if any, that Patsy's ancestry is to William's ancestry.]
[Patsy's parents: Alexander &Elizabeth "Eliza" or "Betsy"(Herndon) Burnett]
g-grandson of Joseph &Sally(Acuff) Burnett
gg-grandson of
Charles &Catherine(Brock) Burnett
b: Mar 1854 Laurel Co, KY
MARRIED:
Vestina "Ellen" (Burnett) Hammons
in Abt 1872
daughter of
William &Melvina(Gray) Burnett
granddaughter of James &unknown Burnett
g-granddaughter of Joseph &Sally(Acuff) Burnett
gg-granddaughter of
Charles &Catherine(Brock)Burnett
b: Aug 1850 KY

Stephen's mother Frankie never married his father Jeff.
Stephen's grandfather, William Burnett, is a brother to
Ellen's grandfather, James Burnett; thus,
Steve & Ellen are 2nd cousins (and possibly double-cousins).
Ellen married her 1st husband, James "Matt" Hammons,
on 31 Oct 1867, in Laurel Co, KY
Clickon Charles/Catherine to find Ellen's & Matt's descendants.



For some great info on
BURNETT ANCESTRY,
visit the website of
Sue Turhune and her cousin Tom Osborne,
entitled,
"The Burnett, Osborne, Elliott & Related Families"
~ of Western KY & Southern IL ~

(Clicking on the above link will open a separate window.)






(Photo provided by Candy [Walters] Koeling.)
Stephen's & Ellen's
List of Descendants
  • (1) Elizabeth Burnett
    b: 1873



    Nannie Burnett
    (Photo provided by Linda [Tullis] Reed.)

  • (2) Nannie Belle Burnett
    b: Abt 1875
    m: JAMES DARLING "JIM" SASSER, on 09 Aug 1899, in Laurel Co, KY
    son of Eli &Mary(Tuttle) Sasser
    b: 15 Apr 1874 KY
    d: Dec 1946 Farmington, Washington Co, AR


    Viney Burnett
    (Photo Left provided by Etheda [Sasser] Wallis.)
    (Photo Right provided by Judy [Jones] Bennett.)

  • (3) Melvina "Viney" Burnett
    b: 1879
    d: 03 Jul 1950 Fremont Co, CO
    m: ROBERT ELI "BOB" SASSER, on 30 Jan 1895, in Knox Co, KY
    son of Eli &Mary(Tuttle) Sasser
    b: 16 Jan 1873 Clay Co, KY
    d: 19 Jul 1939 Fremont Co, CO

  • (4) Georgianne "Annie" Burnett
    b: May 1880 Knox Co, KY
    m: #1= JOHN HENRY SASSER, on 10 Aug 1899, in Laurel Co, KY
    son of Eli &Mary(Tuttle) Sasser
    b: 02 Feb 1870 Clay Co, KY
    sp #2= THOMAS E. "TOM" SASSER
    son of Wallace &Eliza(Williams) Sasser
    grandson of Jesse &Nancy(Gilbert)Sasser
    b: 02 Feb 1875 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 09 Feb 1965

  • (5) Abijah "Bige" Burnett, Sr.
    b: 03 Sep 1885 Knox Co, KY
    d: Feb 1979 Flat Lick, Knox Co, KY
    m: BETTY MAYO
    daughter of John &China "Polly"(Bingham) Mayo
    granddaughter of John "Mattie" &Sarah(Mills) Bingham
    Bingham g-grandparents: John &Elizabeth(Woolum) Bingham
    Mills g-grandparents John &Lucretia(Baker) Mills
    Mills gg-grandparents Nasby &Esther(Haddock) Mills
    b: Abt 1885 Knox Co, KY
    Bige &Betty(Mayo) Burnett


    on the right is
    Riley Burnett
    on the left is Riley's brother,
    Bige Burnett
    (Photo provided by Judy [Jones] Bennett.)

  • (6) Riley Burnett
    b: Apr 1887 Knox Co, KY
    m: MAUDE LNU
    (Photo provided by Judy [Jones] Bennett)
    Written on the back of this photograph:
    "Riley & Shafter & part of Riley's family.
    Those little ones are their grandchildren."

    Riley is on the far right, Maude is 2nd lady from left.
    Next to Riley is his nephew Shafter Sasser, son of
    Bob &Viney(Burnett) Sasser
    Names are presently unknown of the others in the photo.





    Cash Burnett
    (Photo provided by Judy [Jones] Bennett.)

  • (7) Cash B. Burnett
    b: 29 Oct 1890 Hopper, Knox Co, KY
    d: 02 Jan 1976 Lexington, Cleveland Co, OK
    buried: Red Oak Cemetery, near Tribbey, Cleveland Co, OK
    m: NANNIE MURVA "NAN" McKIDDY
    daughter of James &Elizabeth(Bennett) McKiddy
    granddaughter of William &Nancy "Elizabeth"(Harp) McKiddy
    g-granddaughter of Henry &Mary(LNU) McKiddy
    b: 11 Nov 1896
    d: 25 Dec 1953 Lexington, Cleveland Co, OK
    buried: Red Oak Cemetery, near Tribbey, Cleveland Co, OK

    Cash &Nan(McKiddy) Burnett
    (Photos provided by Judy [Jones] Bennett.)

    (Photo provided by Bobbie Sue Grant.)



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