Jonathan BIRD Jean Baptiste Elzeard BUREL Louis BUREL James Peter BURRELL Elizabeth BURRELL John Honoré BURELL Thomas H BURRELL Margaret Epps BURRELL Marie Blanche HEBERT Mini tree diagram
Patience Hanna BIRD

Patience Hanna BIRD2,1,1,3

UNKNOWN1,1 - after 18481

Life History

22nd Feb 1785

Married Jean Baptiste Elzeard BUREL in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2,7,1,8

25th Jun 1786

Birth of son Louis BUREL in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2,1

1790

Birth of son James Peter BURRELL in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1,4,2,5,6

about 1792

Birth of daughter Elizabeth BURRELL in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2

about 1794

Birth of son John Honoré BURELL in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2,4

about 1800

Birth of son Thomas H BURRELL in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2,6

1st Aug 1804

Birth of daughter Margaret Epps BURRELL in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2

Mar 1828

Death of Jean Baptiste Elzeard BUREL in Goshen Hill, Union, South Carolina.2

16th Sep 1844

Death of son John Honoré BURELL in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina.4,2

after 1848

Died in Goshen Hill, Union, South Carolina.1

after 1848

Buried in Union County, South Carolina.2,1

UNKNOWN

Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1,1

Notes

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    John Burel's widow, Patience Hanna Bird Burel, was still living in theUnion District of South Carolina in 1848, when she applied for awidow's pension based on Jean/John Burel's service in theRevolutionary War. In that application she declared that she "is thewidow of Dr. John Burelle who was a surgeon in the French Army & Navyin America under Major General Lafayette & served in that capacitywith the Allied forces from the time he entered the service in 1778until the French Army was discharged at the close of the War, and waspresent at the surrender of Lord Cornwallis to the Allied forces ofFrance and America under General Washington and General LaFayette &other French officers at Yorktown."

    She enclosed a certificate of her marriage and John's French medicallicense, which prove that Jean Baptiste Elzeard Burel of OllioulesFrances and John Burel of Goshen Hill were the same individual.According to those who have written about Jean Burel's life andhistory, the certificate and license are in the archives of theVeterans' Administration.
    --  Janice Tracy, Mississippi Memories,http://mymississippimemories.blogspot.com/2009/03/burel-family-pennsylvaniaunion-county.html
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    "Dr. John's grave has been located and a marker has placed. It islocated in Union County, SC on the Randolph Jenkins place where heresided. Original markers of Dr. John and Patience are in disrepairand few letters can barely be made out."
    --  Anonymous comment on a blog, Mississippi Memories, September 22,2013,http://mymississippimemories.blogspot.com/2009/03/burel-family-pennsylvaniaunion-county.html

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    Patience Hannah Bird

    Patience Hannah Bird was the daughter of Jonathan Bird and MarieBlanche Hebert (pronounced abair).  Marie Blanche was born an Hebertin Acadia and was deported by the British along with her husband JohnCellier in 1755.  They were sent by ship to Philadelphia where theydetained aboard ship for a time. John Cellier died a couple of yearsafter that and Marie Blanche Hebert eventually married Jonathan Bird.

    Marie Blanche and Cellier are well documented in Acadian lineage andMarie Blanche Hebert traces back to the original settlers of Acadia.Any questions you may have about this can be followed up on theAcadian genealogy group on Facebook.  I have absolutely no info onJonathan Bird past the fact that he married Marie Blanche.
    --  Butch Burel, Find a Grave Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins 16April 2016
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    Thanks to Butch Burel for this well-stated summary of Patience'sheritage.  This clarifies that Patience was not born in Acadia, andthat her father was American.  Her mother was Acadian, but Hannah wasborn in Philadelphia.

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    Patience Hanna Bird Burel
    Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Death unknown Goshen Hill, Union County, South Carolina

    One or more commentators state that Patience was an Acadian.  Hermother was Acadian, being born an Hebert in Acadia, (later NoviaScotia), Canada, a descendant of the original Acadian French settlers. But her father was American, and Patience was born in Philadelphia.Butch Burel provided a summary of Patience's heritage.

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    Patience Hannah Bird was the daughter of Jonathan Bird and MarieBlanche Hebert (pronounced abair).  Marie Blanche was born an Hebertin Acadia and was deported by the British along with her husband JohnCellier in 1755.  They were sent by ship to Philadelphia where theydetained aboard ship for a time. John Cellier died a couple of yearsafter that and Marie Blanche Hebert eventually married Jonathan Bird.

    Marie Blanche and Cellier are well documented in Acadian lineage andMarie Blanche Hebert traces back to the original settlers of Acadia.Any questions you may have about this can be followed up on theAcadian genealogy group on Facebook.  I have absolutely no info onJonathan Bird past the fact that he married Marie Blanche.
    --  Butch Burel, 16 April 2016
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    In Philadelphia, on 22 Feb 1785, Patience married a French doctornamed Jean Baptiste Elzeard (or Elezard) Burel, who was a doctor inservice to the French forces fighting with the American Revolutionaryarmy.

    She had 6 children in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, beforethey moved to Goshen Hill, in Union District of South Carolinasometime after August 1804, when their last child was born inPhiladelphia. There she and Jean/John lived out the rest of theirlives, closely associated with the Jenkins family there.

    Patience died some time after 1848, when she applied for a militarypension based on Dr John's Revolutionary War service.

    Spouse Jean Baptist Elzeard Burel (1757 - 1828)

    Burial Randolph Jenkins Farm, Goshen Hill, Union County, SouthCarolina

    Created by Orville Jenkins Mar 05, 2015 (updated 16 March 2016)
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #143350731,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=143350731
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Sources

  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. Mississippi Memories
  • 3. Find a Grave Messages
  • 4. Ancestry Trees
  • 5. 1850 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 4 September, Township 12, Range 5E, page 104B, Hse/Fam #126
  • 6. 1860 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 20 October, Township 13, Range 5, PO Attalaville, page 233 (scan 493),
  • 7. Burel, Jean Baptiste Elzear, Grave Marker, Randolph Jenkins Farm,Union County, South Carolina
  • 8. Cemeteries of Dancing Rabbit Creek

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