William James Sisson

Port Hope, Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William James

When William James Sisson was born in 1832, in Port Hope, Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Sisson, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Ann Walton, was 29. He married Flora on 23 July 1868, in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada.

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William James Sisson
Marriage: 23 July 1868

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23 July 1868
Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 35

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 37

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 74

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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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  • William Sisson in household of William Sisson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • William J Sisson, "Canada, Ontario County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • William J W Sisson in household of William Sisson, "Canada Census, 1871"

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