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Descendents of John Cockburn (1783 - 15 Jun 1858)
and Elizabeth "Betsy" Leslie (1788 - 11 Apr 1869)

Third Immigrant Generation

63. Eleanor "Ellen" Coburn . Daughter of Andrew Wood Cockburn (Coburn) & Elizabeth Messer. Born 25 Sep 1861 in Harvey. Died 21 Feb 1934 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion Presbyterian.

     Witnesses to marriage were Robert Moffat and Mary J. Coburn.

    Copied from newspaper obituary - 1934:

    Mrs Alexander S. Burrell

    Harvey Station, York Co., Feb 27 -- The death occurred, after a lingering illness, of Ellen Burrell, wife of Alexander Burrell, at her home in Harvey Station on Feb 21.   She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Andrew Coburn, and was born at Harvey, on Sept 25, 1861.   She was a devoted member of the Presbyterian and later the St. Andrew's United Church, and until ill health prevented was an interested and active worker in all women's organizations connected with the church.

    She leaves to mourn her husband, three daughters, Mrs Arthur E. Mowatt and Mrs Fred B. Hanselpacker, Harvey Station, and Mrs Harry L. Hicks, Sackville; two sons, Arthur G., Moncton, and Hazen W., with whom she resided; two sisters, Mrs Belle Grieve, Harvey Station, and Mrs Mary Burpee, Nashwaaksis, one brother, John W. Coburn, Nanaimo, BC, and 12 grandchildren.

    She married Alexander Smith Burrell, son of Robert Burrell & Ann Piercy, 24 Jun 1885 in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Fredericton By Rev. A. J. M. Born 10 Nov 1856 in Harvey. Died 6 May 1935 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.

    From newspaper obituary - 1935:

    Alex S. Burrell, aged 79, Passed Away at Harvey

    Harvey, NB, May 9 -- Alex S. Burrell, 79 years, passed away on the 6th inst.   He was predeceased by his wife about 15 months ago.   Deceased was born and lived all his life at Harvey and leaves three daughters, Mrs Harry Hicks, Sackville; Mrs Fred Hanselpacker, and Mrs Arthur Mowatt, Harvey; and two sons, Arthur of Moncton and Hazen at home, with whom he was living.   Funeral was held Wednesday.   Service at home was conducted by Rev. A. MacKay, assisted by a quartette composed of Mrs George Speedy, Mrs Edgar Coburn, Robert V. Dorcas and G. Wesley Coburn.   Interment in Harvey Cemetery.   Pallbearers were Fred Grieve, Albert Hay, Saint John; Russell Moffitt, Arthur Mowatt, Fred Hanselpacker and Gordon Burrell

    They had the following children:

  246   i.   Arthur Alexander Gordon Burrell

  247   ii.   Alice "Maude" Burrell

  248   iii.   Russell Coburn Burrell

  249   iv.   Bessie Louise Burrell

  250   v.   Annie Norah Burrell

  251   vi.   Wallace "Hazen" Burrell

64. William Thomas "Bill" Coburn . Son of Andrew Wood Cockburn (Coburn) & Elizabeth Messer. Born 12 Oct 1863 in Harvey. Died 22 Sep 1914. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.

    Bill farmed his father's farm, which was later farmed by Fred Hanselpacker.   Bill and his wife Hepsy did not have any children.

    He married Hepzibah P. "Hepsy" Burpee, daughter of John Burpee & Hannah Savage, 2 Apr 1891 in York Co., NB . Born 12 Mar 1865. Died 1921 in Fredericton. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Copied from newspaper obituary:

    Died from Pneumonia

    The death occurred yesterday afternoon at the home of Byron H. Kinghorn, 206 Smythe Street, of Mrs Hepsie Coburn, after a short illness with pneumonia.   Deceased was 55 years of age and belonged to Harvey, but for some time has made her home with Mr Kinghorn's family.   She is survived by two sisters, Mrs S. B. Jewett, of Sheffield, and Mrs Jackson, of Scotch Lake, and three brothers, George, Miles and Wallace Pickard, of Nashwaaksis.   A short service will be conducted at the home of Mr Kinghorn this afternoon at 4 o'clock by Rev J. S. Sutherland, assisted by Rev Z. L. Fash.   The remains will be taken to Harvey tomorrow morning by C.P.R., where interment will be made on the arrival of the train.


65. Mary Jane Coburn . Daughter of Andrew Wood Cockburn (Coburn) & Elizabeth Messer. Born 30 Nov 1865 in Harvey. Died 3 Jan 1947.

    Witnesses to marriage were James Swan and Elizabeth Swan.

     Mary Jane and Wallace Burpee had five children:   Roy Coburn, Helen Elizabeth, Jennie Muriel, Howard Andrew, and John Wallace.   (John Wallace Burpee d. 10 Apr 1990.   His wife was Nancy Hildebrand.)

    She married John "Wallace" Burpee, son of John Burpee & Hannah Savage, 30 Sep 1886 in York Co., NB By Rev. A. J. Mowatt, Presbyterian . Born 16 Sep 1858.


66. Andrew Coburn . Son of Andrew Wood Cockburn (Coburn) & Elizabeth Messer. Born 30 Mar 1868 in Harvey. Died 26 Feb 1891. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Student.

    Died at age 23 years, while a student.