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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. George Henry Bissett: Birth: 30 JAN 1827 in River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: 15 FEB 1921 in River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada

  2. Maria Sophia Bissett: Birth: 28 FEB 1828 in River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: 14 MAY 1910 in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts

  3. Melinda Azelina Bissett: Birth: 1833 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: 05 FEB 1904 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts

  4. Edwin Gray Bissett: Birth: DEC 1841. Death: 22 JAN 1884 in River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada

  5. Henry Edward Bissett: Birth: 24 OCT 1843 in River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: 1882 in Port Hawkesbury, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada

  6. Mary Anna Bissett: Birth: 17 AUG 1848 in River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: 1942


Sources
1. Title:   Petitions for Crown grants - Nova Scotia
2. Title:   History of Nova Scotia: Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of the Old Families
Author:   Allison, David
Publication:   A. W. Bowen, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1916
3. Title:   Presbyterian Witness (Nova Scotia)
Page:   issue of 19 Mar 1870
4. Title:   History of Nova Scotia: Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of the Old Families
Page:   Vol. III, p. 632 - 634
Author:   Allison, David
Publication:   A. W. Bowen, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1916
5. Title:   Civil Records of Halifax County, Nova Scotia
Page:   gives date as 15 Mar 1870
6. Title:   Miscellaneous Sources
Page:   Hutchinson�s Nova Scotia Directory for 1866/67
7. Title:   Miscellaneous Sources
Page:   McAlpine's Maritime Provinces Directory
8. Title:   Religious Marriages in Halifax - 1768 to 1841, Series: #16
Author:   Terrance Punch
Publication:   GANS, 1991

Notes
a. Note:   o be appointed executor of George Frederick's estate that Martha was GF's only daughter and implies that there are no other children living.
Note:   Martha is almost certainly the nine year old daughter claimed by George Frederick Bissett in his 1817 petition for a land grant. Martha's husband (and apparent first cousin), George Edward Bissett, states in his later application t
b. Note:   f England, born about 1800; when young she came to Nova Scotia . . ."
Note:   The year is estimated from her father's 1817 land petition and is consistent with the age given in her Presbyterian Witness death notice. In the biography of George Edward Bissett, Allison identifies Martha M. Bissett as a "native o


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