Benjamin Sisson

24 July 1782–
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Sisson was born on 24 July 1782, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, James Sisson, was 40 and his mother, Sofia Shearman, was 35. He married Elizabeth Dennis on 16 September 1804, in First Baptist Church, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Sisson
1782–
Elizabeth Dennis
1790–
Marriage: 16 September 1804

Spouse and Children

    Male1782–Male

    Elizabeth Dennis

    Female1790–Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1804
First Baptist Church, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1790 · 13th State

Age 8

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 37

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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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Sisson in entry for Henry P Sisson, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Benjamin Tisson in entry for H... P. Tisson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Sisson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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