Minnie Mitaline Sisson

1812–23 April 1890 (Age 78)
Unadilla, Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Minnie Mitaline

When Minnie Mitaline Sisson was born in 1812, in Unadilla, Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Wright Sisson, was 28 and her mother, Dorcas Bartlett, was 28. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Chauncey Wilbur. She lived in Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died on 23 April 1890, at the age of 78.

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Chauncey Wilbur
Minnie Mitaline Sisson
William Wilbur
Mary M. Wilbur
Emilissa Wilbur
Phelipa Wilbur
Nelson H. Wilbur
Jay Wilbur
Jane Wilbur
Augusta Wilbur

Spouse and Children



    William Wilbur


    Nelson H. Wilbur


    Jay Wilbur


    Mary M. Wilbur


    Emilissa Wilbur


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World Events (8)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 15

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (3)

  • Millalind Wilbur in household of Chauncey Wilbur, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Mettaline Wilbur in household of Chancy Wilbur, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mitta L Wilbur in household of Chauncey Wilbur, "New York State Census, 1865"

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