A document has john Restel,soldier of 31st,of the parish Quebec and sarah Nanson spinister of the same parish were married on this place by a special comand of colonel French& comander this twenty fourth day of april one thousabd seven hundread and eighty by me david France-De montreallin rector,acting as depty chaplin in prence of john Rooker & jane Geason or Nason it is very hard to read!
this john Restel was born abt 1758 in England he entered service abt 1775 and in 1782 he was in Capt Greens company.
It is very very posible his surname was spelled wrong and it was Russell. so I am looking for a john Restel or Russell. born abt 1758 in England Only lead is he entered service abt 1775 he was in 31st Regiment of foot. this has been years and years of searching and keep coming up empty. We know by 1795 he was married to marie josephte Bergeron and they had 7 children all born in New Carlsie Bonaventure Quebec.
margaret Russell born 1795 mary Russell born 1797 jane Russell born 1800 john Russell born Aug,3,1802 married elizabeth Murray born abt 1810 in Scotland,they married on june,11,1827 in Beresford New Brunswick Canada. martha Russell born 1805 james Russell born 1806 married agnes ann (nancy) Howland peter Russell born 1812
Looking for birth place and date for john Russell or Restel born abt 1758 served in British Army , 31st Regiment of foot,entered service abt 1775 til abt 1782.