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

Third Immigrant Generation

51. Russell Coburn Burrell . Son of Alexander Smith Burrell & Eleanor "Ellen" Coburn. Born 8 Sep 1892 in Harvey. Died 11 Jun 1893 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    Died at age 9 months.

52. Bessie Louise Burrell . Daughter of Alexander Smith Burrell & Eleanor "Ellen" Coburn. Born 8 Aug 1894 in Harvey Sta. Died 20 Feb 1975 in Harvey Community Hospital. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion United Church.

    From The Daily Gleaner, Friday, 14 Mar 1975:

    Mrs Willard Wilson

    Funeral service was held for Mrs Willard Wilson, 80, who died at the Harvey Community Hospital Feb. 20.

    Born at Harvey Station, she was the former Bessie Louise Burrell, a daughter of the late Alexander and Ellen (Coburn) Burrell.

    She attended Provincial Normal School and taught several years until her marriage to the late Frederick Hanselpacker.   Nine years after his death, she married Willard N. Wilson of McAdam.

    She was a member of the Harvey United Church and for many years was a member of the choir.   Mrs Wilson was also active in the work unit of the St. James Church.

    Surviving are her husband; three sons, Byron, Hollis and Eugene, all of Harvey; two step-sons, Arleigh Wilson and Herbert Wilson, both of McAdam and a step-daughter, Mrs Stan Melanson, Montreal; eight grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren and two great granddaughters; two brothers, Arthur Burrell, Turtle Creek, and Hazen Burrell, St. Stephen and one sister, Mrs Harry Hicks, Sussex and several nieces and nephews.

    The remains rested at Swan's Funeral Home with prayers for the family followed by service in the St. James United Church, Rev. J. A. Jardine officiated assisted by Rev. S. R. Jackson.

    The pallbearers were Arleight Wilson, Herbert Wilson, Kay Craig, Lloyd Wood, Gilbert Robison and Herbert Swan.   Entombment was in the Harvey Cemetery vault with interment to be at a later date.

    She first married Frederick Burpee Hanselpacker, 23 Jun 1915 in York Co., NB. Born 6 May 1892 in Scotchtown, NB. Died 31 Aug 1960 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion United Church.

    Fred was a farmer on the land first owned by Andrew Coburn, then by Andrew's son Bill Coburn.   The Hanselpacker Road in Harvey was named after Fred, and was the road that went to his farm.

    They had the following children:

  168   i.   Byron Allison Hanselpacker

  169   ii.   Hollis Burrell Hanselpacker

  170   iii.   Frederick "Eugene" Hanselpacker

    She second married Willard Newton Wilson, son of Thomas Wilson & Eleanor Turnbull Grieve, 20 Mar 1969 in Harvey Sta. Born 10 Jul 1891 in Harvey Sta. Died 12 Dec 1985 in MacLean Memorial Hospital, McAdam. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Carman CPR, McAdam.

    Willard served in World War I and was seriously wounded.   He worked as a carman for the CPR in McAdam from 1914 until his retirement in 1952.

    From The Telegraph Journal, 7 Jan 1986:

    Willard N. Wilson

    McAdam -- Funeral service for Willard Newton Wilson, a well known resident of this York County community, was held from his son's residence here with Rev. Gordon Simons and Rev. Vera Simons officiating.   He was 94.

    Mr Wilson died at the McLean Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.   Born at Harvey Station onf July 10, l891, he was a son of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Grieve) Wilson.   He worked as carman for Canadian Pacific Railways here from 1914 until his retirement in 1952.   He enlisted in the 55th Battalion in 1915, serving four years.   He was severely wounded in the Battle of Courcellette.

    He was predeceased in 1966 by his wife of 44 years, the former Ivy Mae Swan, and in 1975 by his second wife, the former Bessie Hanselpacker, whom he married in 1969.

    He is survived by one daughter, Clarice Melanson of Harvey Station and Florida; two sons, Arleigh and Herbert, both of McAdam; two sisters, Dora Gregg and Helen Kimball; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; three step-sons, several step-grandchildren and step great grandchild.

   He was an early member of the McAdam Credit Union having served on its board of directors for many years and as president for one term.

    For 66 years he was a member of the Great War Veteran's Association and McAdam Branch No. 7 of the Royal Canadian Legion.   Mr Wilson was also a member of Blair Lodge No. 242, Railway Carmen, having been employed by Canadian Pacific Railways.   He was a charter member of the McAdam Curling Club.

    He was a member of Watt's Lodge No. 95, International Order of Odd Fellows, since 1920 having served as past Noble Grand, past Chief Patriarch and Past Deputy Grand Master of Rockwood Encampment No. 31, IOOF.   He had held continuous membership in Ashlar Lodge No. 36, Free and Accepted Masons, since 1921.

    Memorial services were conducted at the residence by Blair Lodge No. 242 and Ashlar Lodge No. 36.   The funeral service was concluded with a memorial service by members of Branch No. 7, RCL, with Chaplain Rev. Gordon Simons.

    Mr Wilson was an adherent of St. Paul's United Church.

    Active pallbearers were Austin Herron and Cameron Nason of Blair Lodge, John Storr and Stan Mills of Ashlar Lodge and Cecil Piercy and Lawrence Bright of Watt's Lodge.

    Honorary pallbearers were Legion comrades Arthur May, William Kennedy, Walter Boone, William Painter, John Page and Eugene McBean.

    Interment will take place at Harvey Station in the spring.