The Mcburnie/Hoffman Family Genealogy is being researched in several states and countries. The McBurnie lineage appears to begin in County Ulster, Ireland. Robert McBurnie (b. 1835?) moved to Scotland with his wife, Margaret. Charles McBurnie was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1865. He emigrated to the United States and Married Delia Moran, b. Coudersport, Genesee Twsp. Pennsylvania in July 1867. They had three children, Charles (b 1894), John (b. 189?) and Edith Myrtle, born in Holyoke, Massachusettes (b.1896). They wer put in an orphanage in West Springfield, Mass. When they became of age, they left and went their separate ways. John went to Texas and ended up in California and a director of photography for Republic Pictures and later the Jack Benny Show. He married Eleanor (b?) and had a daughter, Olive (b?) she eventually married and had a daughter Sandra Jo, who became a professional ice skater.