John N. Sisson

1828–1880 (Age 52)
Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John N.

When John N. Sisson was born in 1828, in Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Lodowick Sisson, was 38 and his mother, Mary Saunders, was 41. He married Emma Frances Ecclestone on 15 September 1868, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States in 1880. He died in 1880, at the age of 52, and was buried in Hopkinton Cemetery, Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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John N. Sisson
Emma Frances Ecclestone
Marriage: 15 September 1868
Frances Lodisca Sisson
John Henry Sisson
Mary E Sisson

Spouse and Children

15 September 1868
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States


    Frances Lodisca Sisson


    John Henry Sisson


    Mary E Sisson


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 7

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (3)

  • John N Sisson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John N. Sisson in entry for John Henry Sisson, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • John N. Sisson in entry for Amy Frances Sisson, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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