Margaret Bisset

about 1726–1792 (Age 66)
Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Bisset was born about 1726, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. She had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Peter Rush. She died in 1792, at the age of 66.

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Peter Rush
Margaret Bisset
Michael Rush
Miss Rush
William Rush
Edward Rush
Peter Rush Jr
Daniel Rush

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World Events (4)


Age 49

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Age 50

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 54

Sometimes referred to as the "forgotten victory", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Bissett .2 French: from a diminutive of Old French bisse ‘fine linen’, as a metonymic occupational name for weaver of or dealer in fine linen.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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