"1622...November - Capt. John Bernard arrives as Governor and dies January." 
"Nathaniel Butlers successor, in 1622, John Bernard, died before the first year of his term was out."
"Tiernan, Charles Bernard, Ninth in descent from John Bernard, Governor of the Somer Ilses, or Bermuda, in 1622, which Isles at that period belonged to Virginia."
↑ Nathaniel Bernard,AM, Life and Death of a Non-Conformist, Rev. Nicholas Leverton, 1610-1662
↑ Jacobitism, Enlightenment and Empire, 1680–1820, Douglas J Hamilton
Routledge, Jul 28, 201
↑The Bermuda Pocket Almanack: Guide and Directory, for the Year ... 1883, p.77, Printed at the office of the "Royal gazette,", 1883.
↑Slaves and Slaveholders in Bermuda, 1616-1782, p.34, Virginia Bernhard
University of Missouri Press, Jan 1, 1999
↑Annual Register of Officers and Members of the Society of Colonial Wars: Constitution of the General Society, General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.)
DeVinne Press, 1894 - English West Indian Expedition, 1739-1742.