Elizabeth Betsey Bliven Sisson

4 August 1755–9 October 1842 (Age 87)
Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth Betsey

When Elizabeth Betsey Bliven Sisson was born on 4 August 1755, in Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Ens. Nathan Bliven Sr., was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth C. Lewis Bliven, was 24. She married Jonathan Sisson on 12 March 1776, in Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 9 October 1842, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sisson Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Sisson
1753–1833
Elizabeth Betsey Bliven Sisson
1755–1842
Marriage: 12 March 1776
William Sisson
1776–1837
Elizabeth Sisson
1778–1862
Jonathan Sisson Jr
1779–1853
Nathan Sisson
1782–
Fannie Sisson
1782–1838
Oliver Sisson
1784–1870
Mary Sisson
1786–1850
Nathan Sisson
1787–1812
Sarah Sisson
1788–
Nancy Sisson
1790–1856
Sarah Sisson
1791–1835
Fanny Sisson
1792–
Desire Sisson
1794–1860
Henry Bliven Sisson
1798–1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1776
Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 8

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 26

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Blevins .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Sisson, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Elizabeth Sisson, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Elizabeth Sisson, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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