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Object ID number 2004.15.001
Title Bissell Family Papers
Scope & Content A genealogy of the John Bissell family.

Old family recipes (provided by donor): a recipe for calf's head soup with force meat balls and Louisiana Molasses Pie.

A copy of a letter by General Daniel Bissell of St. Louis, Missouri concerning death of his brother Major Russell 1807 Dec.

Bissell House postcards
Orgnaizational or Biographical History Donor is 11th generation descendant of John Bissell, born Somerset, Eng. 1590/91, first Bissell to come to So. Windsor (in 1639), and first Bissell to operate the Bissell Ferry.
Collection Bissell Family Papers
People Bissell, Daniel, General
Bissell, Daniel, Sgt.
Bissell, Evelyn Richardson
Bissell, Israel
Bissell, James Russell IV
Bissell, John
Bissell, Russell, Major
Daniels, Stephen
Day, Michael
DeVito, Michael C.
Fischer, David Hackett
Higley
Salvatore, Michael J.
Subjects Concord, Battle of Concord, Mass., 1775
Lexington, Battle of Lexington, Mass., 1775
Military decorations
Military Order of the Purple Heart -- Membership
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Search Terms Bissell Family genealogy
Lexington Alarm
Purple Heart
Bissell House
Year Range from 1996
Year Range to 2004
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