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Descendents of Isaac Burrell (ca 1790 - 14 May 1869
and Jane "Unknown" (ca 1790 - 25 Jul 1866)

First Immigrant Generation

5. Ann Burrell . Daughter of Isaac Burrell & Jane. Born Approx 1820 in Northumberland, England.


6. Elizabeth Burrell . Daughter of Isaac Burrell & Jane. Born Approx 1823 in Northumberland, England.

7. George Burrell . Son of Isaac Burrell & Jane. Born Approx 1825 in Northumberland, England.

    There were two George Burrells listed with the family in the 1841 census, one age 20+and the other age 15+.   It is most unlikely that they had two sons named George alive in 1841.   The name of one of the sons could have been entered in error as George; or one could have been a nephew from a related family (relationships are not entered in 1841 census).

8. Isaac Burrell. Son of Isaac Burrell & Jane. Born 24 Mar 1829 in Northumberland, England. Died 2 May 1913 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.

   Isaac Burrell was married first to Alice Grieve, who died 26 Sep 1860, and they had three children:   Joselean, Jane and William.   Isaac married secondly Elizabeth Nesbitt Berkeley, and they had two children:   Annie and Thomas.


   In York Co NB Marriage Register C 1850-1866 (PANB), Isaac's surname is written as "Bunnell", and Elizabeth's surname is written as "Birkley".


   In 1861 Census for Manners Sutton, York Co., NB, Isaac Burrell was 32 years old, English, Farmer, Presbyterian; wife Elizabeth was 36 years old, English, Presbyterian; Joselen, 6, Jane, 4, William Isaac, 1, all born in NB; and Elizabeth Berkeley, 12, English and John Berkeley, 8, English (children of Elizabeth).


    In the 1861 Census, the Isaac Burrell family owned or occupied 45 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land.   Cash value of farm, 150 pounds, value of implements and machinery, 8 pounds.   They had 2 horses, 4 milch cows, 5 other neat cattle, 8 sheep, 2 swine, and slaughtered 250 lb. pork.   Produced 100 lb. butter; 25 lb. wool; 9 tons hay; 150 bu. oats; 40 bu. buckwheat; 5 bu. peas, 25 bu. timothy, 100 bu. turnips, and 100 bu. potatoes.


   From Obituary - (d. 2 May 1913, 85 yr 2 mo.):


   Death at Tweedside

   The death of Isaac   Burrell occurred at Tweedside, York County, on Friday evening after a short illness.   He was in the 86th year of his age and had   been in fairly good health until about a week ago.   The deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs Alex Swan, of Tweedside, one step-daughter, Mrs William Atchinson, of Houlton, and one son, Thomas Burrell of Tweedside.   The funeral took place yesterday and was largely attended.   Rev. M. J. Macpherson conducted the services and interment was made at Tweedside.   (sic.   Harvey Settlement Cemetery/jh)

    He first married Alice Bell Grieve, daughter of William Grieve & Eleanor Turnbull, Approx 1854. Born 1 Jan 1829 in Elilaw, Northumberland, England. Died 26 Sep 1860 in Harvey Settlement. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


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In memory of Eleanor, wife of Wm Grieve, Died 18th Oct 1860 Aged 66 years; Alice Bell, wife of Isaac Burrell, Died 26th Sept 1860 Aged 31 years; Joseph, Died 21st Nov 1860 Aged 21 years; Patrick T., died 25th Nov 1860 Aged 36 years; William Died 9th Dec 1860 Aged 35 years; (Facing Hwy) John Grieve, Died at St. Louis 14th Dec 1859 Aged 38 years (Footstones: EG, JG, PG, WG). Source: JSW 26 Jul 2006.


    From Headquarters, 9 Jan 1861:

   Died St. Louis, 14th Dec 1859, John Grieve, age 38; 26th Sept., Harvey, York Co., Alice Bell Grieve, age 31; 18th Oct. Elenor Grieve, age 66; 23rd Nov., Joseph Grieve, age 21; 25th same month, Patrick Turnbull Grieve, age 36; 9th Dec., William Grieve, age 35.   The above are the wife and children of William Grieve of Harvey.

    Alice and her husband Isaac had three children.


    They had the following children:

  23   i.   Joselean "Celia" Burrell

  24   ii.   Jane "Jennie" Burrell

  25   iii.   William Isaac Burrell

    He second married Elizabeth Nesbitt, 27 Jul 1861 in York Co., NB. Born 15 Dec 1824 in Wooler District, Northumberland, Engand. Died 13 Feb 1903 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Elizabeth came to Canada with her two children, John R. and Elizabeth, approx 1853/54 after her first husband, Mr Berkeley (first name not known) had died in the Crimean War.   (Her daughter was born on the Isle of Wight, and was six years old when they came to Canada.)   It is believed that Elizabeth was related to the Nesbitt families who had emigrated to Harvey with the first settlers in 1837, but the exact relationship hasn't been established.


   Elizabeth married secondly, Isaac Burrell, whose first wife , Alice Grieve, had died leaving him with three children:   Joselean, Jane and William.


    In York Co NB Marriage Register C 1850-1866 (PANB),   Elizabeth's surname is given as "Birkley", and Isaac Burrell's surname is written as "Bunnell"   They were married by Charles G. Coster, and witnesses were Alexander Gay and William Cadwallader.


    Elizabeth and Isaac Burrell had two children:   Annie and Thomas.


    They had the following children:

  26   i.   Annie Burrell

  27   ii.   Thomas A. S. Burrell