Narcisse Nelson Bissonnette

1842–1938 (Age 96)
Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Narcisse Nelson

When Narcisse Nelson Bissonnette was born in 1842, in Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Narcisse Bissonette, was 21 and his mother, Marcelline Brosseau, was 18. He married Delina Gagnon on 25 June 1881, in Lac-Etchemin, Les Etchemins, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1901. He died on 4 June 1938, in Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States.

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Narcisse Nelson Bissonnette
Delina Gagnon
Marriage: 25 June 1881
Amedee Bissonnette
Delina Bissonette
Marie Rose Josephine Bissonnette
Joseph W. Bissonnette

Spouse & Children

25 June 1881
Lac-Etchemin, Les Etchemins, Quebec, Canada


  • Amedee Bissonnette


  • Delina Bissonette


  • Marie Rose Josephine Bissonnette


  • Joseph W. Bissonnette


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 25

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.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)

  • Narcis Bisonette, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nelson Bissonetter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Narcisse Bissonnette in entry for Amedee Bissonnette and Lena Merchand, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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