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Bissell family


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bissell family coat of arms


Identifier: 00-1954-04-0
Scope and Contents

Watercolor rendering.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1911; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1954

Bissell family collection


Identifier: 1949-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Bissell and Bissell-Baldwin families, including family members, friends, and business associates. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, account books, and other records. Isaac Bissell (1682-1744) moved to Litchfield in 1723, where he owned a 60th share, approximately 700 acres. He was the father of ten children, including Benjamin (1717-1747) and Zebulon (1724-1777). The Bissells were farmers, although there is little material in the Society's...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1760-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

Katharine Bissell Bogert Roe memoir


Identifier: 00-1960-23-0
Scope and Contents Ten-page memoir in which Katherine Bissell Bogert Roe recounts Litchfield in the 1860s when she was a teenager. She recalls visiting her Aunt Mary Bissell, other members of the Bissell and Welch families, and friends; details about the interiors and exteriors of houses; watching baseball; going to dances and the circus; riding down North Street imitating a circus performer on Dr. Gates's buggy; activities during the Civil War; giving Henry Ward Beecher an arbutus from Litchfield; and other...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1912; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1960

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