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John Bernard

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Capt. Gov. John Bernard
Born [date unknown] [location unknown]
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Bermudamap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Sep 2015
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Categories: Bermuda.


John Bernard was an early or significant Bermudan.

"His brother, Capt. John Bernard, was governor of Bermuda 1622 - 1623"[1]

"...sent to Bermuda with Capt. john Bernard."[2]

"1622...November - Capt. John Bernard arrives as Governor and dies January." [3]

"Nathaniel Butlers successor, in 1622, John Bernard, died before the first year of his term was out."[4]

"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."[5]


  1. Nathaniel Bernard,AM, Life and Death of a Non-Conformist, Rev. Nicholas Leverton, 1610-1662[1]
  2. Jacobitism, Enlightenment and Empire, 1680–1820, Douglas J Hamilton Routledge, Jul 28, 201[2]
  3. The Bermuda Pocket Almanack: Guide and Directory, for the Year ... 1883, p.77, Printed at the office of the "Royal gazette,", 1883.[3]
  4. Slaves and Slaveholders in Bermuda, 1616-1782, p.34, Virginia Bernhard University of Missouri Press, Jan 1, 1999[4]
  5. 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.[5]

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