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

Second Immigrant Generation

25. William Isaac Burrell . Son of Isaac Burrell & Alice Bell Grieve. Born 1860 in Harvey. Died 7 May 1874 in Oromocto Lake, Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    From Daily Telegraph, 18 May 1874:

    Some of the scholars attending school at Tweedside, York Co., on 7th inst., went to the mouth of Dead Creek on the Oromocto Lake to fish, when a son of Isaac Burrell fell off a windfall into the water.   His brother, William Burrell, age 14, went in on a log to rescue him, fell off the log and was drowned, the water being ten feet and the others boys being younger and unable to render any assistance.   Search was immediately made for the body by the residents of Tweedside, but it was not till after receiving assistance of Mr Phillips, foreman of a lumbering party with five of his crew that the body was recovered about six hours after the accident.

26. Annie Burrell . Daughter of Isaac Burrell & Elizabeth Nesbitt. Born 23 May 1862 in Tweedside. Died 6 May 1920. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


   She married Alexander "Sandy" Swan, son of Alexander Swan & Elizabeth "Bess" Dryden, 16 Nov 1887 in York Co., NB By J. A. McLean, Presbyterian . Born 5 Jan 1859 in Tweedside. Died 16 Dec 1936 in St. Stephen Hospital. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.


    Witnesses to marriage were Alex Swan and Isaac Burrell.

    Copied from newspaper obituary (1936):


    Alexander Swan

    Harvey Station, York Co., Dec 26 -- The death of Alexander Swan, Tweedside, occurred at Chipman Memorial Hospital, St. Stephen, recently.   Mr Swan had a foot amputated and did not recover.   He was born at Tweedside in 1860.   He lived there all his life and was a prominent farmer.   He had a keen sense of humor and was greatly respected by all who knew him.   His wife died 15 years ago.   Surviving are two daughters, Mrs Matthew Coburn and Mrs Charles Coburn, Brownville Junction, Me., and three sons, Roy and Clarence, McAdam, and Stephen, on the homestead, and 14 grandchildren.


    Rev. R. J. Kirkland officiated at the funeral, which was held from Knox Presbyterian Church.   The pallbearers were his three sons and Wilbert Swan, E. S. Swan and James Swan.   Interment was made in the Harvey Cemetery.

    They had the following children:

  98   i.   Alexander "Roy" Swan

  99   ii.   Isaac Burrell Swan

  100   iii.   Infant Daughter Swan

  101   iv.   William "Stephen" Russell Swan

  102   v.   Clarence Kelley Swan

  103   vi.   Elizabeth "Alice" Swan

  104   vii.   Margaret Ann Kelley "Maggie" Swan

27. Thomas A. S. Burrell . Son of Isaac Burrell & Elizabeth Nesbitt. Born 16 Apr 1864 in Tweedside, NB. Died 24 Nov 1938 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.

    From newspaper obituary - 1938:


    Died At Tweedside

    Thomas Burrell, Former County Councillor Died Following Stroke.


    Harvey Station, Nov. 28 -- The death of Thomas Burrell, aged 74, took place at Tweedside, York County, on Thursday, Nov. 24th, after an illness of fifteen weeks following a stroke which left him helpless.


    Mr Burrell succeeded his father Isaac, on the homestead and spent his entire life as an honored, respected and successful citizen and farmer of the community.   He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Harvey, which he attended regularly.   He was widely known as an honest and upright man and had the confidence of his fellow citizens in a high degree.   For several years he was a member of the York County Council from the Parish of Manners Sutton.


    The late Mr Burrell is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Tina Piercy, and one daughter, Mrs Charles Briggs of Manners Sutton, and a grandson, Thomas Briggs.


    The funeral was held from the residence on Sunday, November 27th, and was conducted by Rev. Dr. Frank Baird, at present interim-moderator of the Harvey church, and though the day was unusually stormy the attendance was large.   There were many beautiful floral tributes.


    Interment was in the family lot in the Harvey cemetery.   The pallbearers were Hazen Patterson, Stephen Swan, Clarence Swan, Wallace Wood, James Swan, Guy Piercy.

   He did not marry Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Swan, daughter of John "Jack" Swan & Margaret M. Moffitt. Born 30 Jul 1865 in Tweedside. Died 5 Jul 1901 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Lizzie died at age 36 years.   Her name is on her parents gravestone.


    They had the following children:

  105   i.   Harry Sterling Burrell

    He first married Isabella Christina "Tina" Piercy, daughter of Walter Piercy & Sarah Swan, 14 Jul 1897 in York Co., NB. Born 13 Dec 1865 in Harvey. Died 21 Jul 1948 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion Presbyterian.


    Tina and Tom Burrell lived on a farm in Tweedside.

    From newspaper obituary - 1948:


    Died At Harvey

    Mrs Christina I. Burrell, Outstanding Citizen of Harvey, Ill Few Hours.


    Harvey, July 2 -- Many friends were shocked to hear of the death of Mrs Christina I. Burrell at her home in Tweedside.   Stricken with a severe heart attack on Wednesday afternoon, July 21st, she failed to rally, passing away at 11 o'clock that night.   Though in poor health for the past five years Mrs Burrell had been quite active and on the morning she became ill had enjoyed a motor drive with her grandson.   She was born at Manners Sutton, NB, Dec. 18th, 1865.   She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Charles Briggs, one sister, Mrs John E. Coburn, both of Manners Sutton, two brothers, Henry Piercy, Courtenay, BC, Matthew Piercy, Loma, Montana, and one grandson, Thomas M. Briggs, Manners Sutton.


    Mrs Burrell was a woman of fine Christian character, ever ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in sickness or trouble.   She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Woman's Missionary Society.   She will be sadly missed by an unusually large number of friends.


    The funeral was held on Friday afternoon with a short prayer service at her late home followed by a public service in Knox Church which was well attended.   Rev. A. H. Sproule, pastor of the church officiated, assisted by the choir with Mrs Linda Little at the organ.   Hymns sung were Lead, Kindly Light.   The Lord's My Shepherd, and Abide With Me.


    Pallbearers were five nephews, James O. Piercy, J. Edgar Coburn, Stephen Swan, Clarence Swan, James R. Swan, and a close friend, Hazen Patterson.   Burial took place in Harvey Cemetery.


    They had the following children:

  106   i.   Sarah Elizabeth Jane "Bessie" Burrell