Pardon Sisson

23 August 1753–6 March 1841 (Age 87)
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Pardon

When Pardon Sisson was born on 23 August 1753, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, James Sisson, was 24 and his mother, Mary Cook, was 29. He married Mary Sisson on 5 January 1775, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1753. He died on 6 March 1841, in Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 87.

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Pardon Sisson
Rachel Sisson
Marriage: 7 September 1797
James Sisson
Pardon Sisson
Thomas Sisson
Rodman Sisson
Daniel Sisson
Mary Ann Sisson
Lydia Sisson
Frederick Plummer Sisson
Benjamin Sisson
Sarah Sisson
John Sisson
William Sisson

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  • Marriage
    7 September 1797Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
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    World Events (6)

    Age 23
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
    Age 23
    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 47
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English:from the Middle English female personal name Sis(se), Cisse, a pet form of Cecily (see Sisley ) + -son.variant of Syson, a habitational name from Syston (Leicestershire), from a short form of an Old English personal name such as Sigehǣth or Sigefrith + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Pardon Sisson, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Pardon Sisson, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
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