Hannah W. Sisson

1828–
Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah W.

When Hannah W. Sisson was born in 1828, in Newport, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Robert Sisson, was 27 and her mother, Rhoda Anthony, was 26.

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Robert Sisson
1801–1872
Rhoda Anthony
1802–
Abbie O. Sisson
1826–
Hannah W. Sisson
1828–

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World Events (3)

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 2
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · First Fire Insurance
Age 7
On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sisley
Sessions
Cisson
Sissom

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