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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Mary Louisa Bissett: Birth: OCT 1847 in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  2. Jennie Bissett: Birth: 1848 in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  3. Emma Frances Bissett: Birth: 10 FEB 1849 in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  4. Freeman Joseph Bissett: Birth: 15 SEP 1851 in Cole Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  5. Eunice Bissett: Birth: ABT 1853 in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  6. Martha Louise Bissett: Birth: 15 MAR 1854 in Cole Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  7. Freeman Wentworth Bissett: Birth: 04 OCT 1857 in Cole Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: 1860 in Cole Harbour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Sources
1. Title:   Christ's Church Anglican - Dartmouth, Record Type: church register
2. Title:   Probate Report of Estate of Thomas Bissett, Testator: Thomas Bissett
Publication:   6 Feb 1909
3. Title:   1861 Nova Scotia Census
4. Title:   1880 U.S. Census
5. Title:   Vital Statistics From Nova Scotia Newspapers 1769 - 1854
Page:   citing Halifax Times of 3 Jan 1842
Publication:   GANS

Notes
a. Note:   He is not mentioned as living in the will of Thomas Bissett
b. Note:   This is likely the household shown as headed by John Bissett and having a total of one m (40-50), one f (40-50), two f (10-15), one m (10-15), and one f (5 -10). The record also indicates that one m (3-4) died in the past year.
c. Note:   s living in Boston in the next household. The entry, however, shows a John Bissett, age 68; his wife Jane, age 54; and daughter Eunice, age 16; all born in Nova Scotia. John and Jane's ages are wrong by at least five years, in opposite directions. This may be due at least partially to an error in the transcription from the original - but an error of this magnitude cannot be ruled out in a census record. The name of the daughter is not clear. It may be Eunice, but if so the age given, 16, doesn't correspond to the Eunice on the immigration list.
Note:   Although this census entry has some problems, the identification with this family is firm. Strongly supporting the identification is the fact that his children, Jennie and (Freeman) Joseph, have been identified in the same census a


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