Henry Narcissus Bissonnette

1898–1978 (Age 80)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Henry Narcissus

When Henry Narcissus Bissonnette was born on 7 January 1898, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph Bissonnette, was 41 and his mother, Edith Petit, was 29. He lived in Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 10 May 1978, in Wright, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Delavan, Faribault, Minnesota, United States.

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Joseph Bissonnette
Edith Petit
Joseph Patrick Bissonnette
George Arthur Bissonnette
John Charles Bissonnette
Henry Narcissus Bissonnette
Ester E. Bissonnette
Amelia Bissonette
Marcelline Bissonnette
Cyril Bissonnette

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 8

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Henry Burnett in household of Joseph B*Nett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Bissonett, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Henry Bissonette in household of Earnest H Nagel, "United States Census, 1930"

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