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Early Origins of the Burnisfader family

The surname Burnisfader was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat at Kelso from very early times. The name is anciently from the Old Norse personal name Bjarnvardr.

Early History of the Burnisfader family

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Burnisfader Spelling Variations

The name Burnisfader, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Bairnsfather, Bairnfather, Barnsfather, Barnisfather, Barnisfadir, Bairnsfeather, Bairnfeather, Barnsfeather, Barnfeather, Bairnisfader, Bairnisfather, Bairnisfeather, Barnisfader, Barnisfather, Barnisfeather and many more.

Early Notables of the Burnisfader family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Burnisfader family to the New World and Oceana

The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Burnisfader family, or who bore a variation of the surname Burnisfader were Samuel Barnfather who landed in America in 1753.

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