Joseph Patrick Bissonnette

1892–1982 (Age 90)
Delavan, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Joseph Patrick

When Joseph Patrick Bissonnette was born on 17 March 1892, in Delavan, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph Bissonnette, was 35 and his mother, Edith Petit, was 23. He married Margaret about 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Prescott Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and Waite Park, Stearns, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 December 1982, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Waite Park, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Joseph Patrick Bissonnette
Marriage: about 1919
Patrick J Bissonette

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about 1919


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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North American spelling of French Bissonet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Old French buisson ‘bush’, ‘scrub’ ( see Bisson ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Patric Burnett in household of Joseph B*Nett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Patrick Bissonett in household of Narcis Bissonett, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Joseph P Bissonett, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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