Wilson M Hissong

Brief Life History of Wilson M

When Wilson M Hissong was born on 19 November 1872, in Napier, Napier Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Josiah Hissong, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Amick, was 31. He married Mary Bush on 2 September 1903, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in East Saint Clair Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and St. Clair Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 10 November 1949, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cessna, Bedford Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Wilson M Hissong
Mary Bush
Marriage: 2 September 1903
Elizabeth Hissong
Margaret R. Hissong
Cora Evelyne Hissong
Milo Blaine Hissong

Sources (16)

  • Wilson M Harring in household of Josiah Harring, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Wilson Hissong, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German (of French origin) Hussong .

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

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