William Sisson

25 October 1770–3 June 1844 (Age 73)
Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of William

When William Sisson was born on 25 October 1770, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jonathan Sisson, was 45 and his mother, Hannah Howland, was 42. He married Sarah Liscomb on 14 January 1790. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 June 1844, at the age of 73.

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William Sisson
Sarah Liscomb
Marriage: 14 January 1790
Gilbert Sisson
Stephen Sisson
Elizabeth Sisson
Ardelia Sisson
Melinda Sisson

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Liscomb


14 January 1790


    Gilbert Sisson


    Stephen Sisson


    Elizabeth Sisson


    Ardelia Sisson


    Melinda Sisson


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 6

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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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