Early Origins of the Burnisfadir family
The surname Burnisfadir 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
Early History of the Burnisfadir family
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Burnisfadir Spelling Variations
The name, Burnisfadir, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Bairnsfather, Bairnfather, Barnsfather, Barnisfather, Barnisfadir, Bairnsfeather, Bairnfeather, Barnsfeather, Barnfeather, Bairnisfader, Bairnisfather, Bairnisfeather, Barnisfader, Barnisfather, Barnisfeather and many more.
Early Notables of the Burnisfadir family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Burnisfadir family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Burnisfadir surname who came to North America were: Samuel Barnfather who landed in America in 1753.