Jonathan W. Sisson

25 July 1800–9 February 1870 (Age 69)
Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jonathan W.

When Jonathan W. Sisson was born on 25 July 1800, in Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, George Sion Sisson, was 32 and his mother, Betsey Weldon, was 33. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Martha Champlin. He died on 9 February 1870, in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in West Mystic, Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Jonathan W. Sisson
Martha Champlin
Phebe Sisson
Charles C. Sisson
Frances Sisson
Anna M Sisson
Sarah Sisson

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World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English:1. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie ( see Sisley ), or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on). 2. variant of Sessions .

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

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  • Jonathan in entry for Chas. O. Capt. Sisson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Jonathan W. Sesson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Jonathan W. Sisson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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